About Kootenai Health
Kootenai Health has recently expanded and added a designated training unit, bringing our bed count to 330.
Kootenai Health has one community-owned hospital in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and over 50 Kootenai Clinics spanning throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Kootenai Health is designated as a Level II Trauma Center.
Yes, Kootenai Health has a Level III NICU.
Kootenai Health has maintained Magnet status since 2006. This designation is nursing’s top honor, accepted nationally as the gold standard for nursing excellence. Kootenai Health is the second hospital in Idaho to receive this designation and the first in the Inland Northwest.
Kootenai Health is accredited by DNV.
General Recruitment Questions
Position are removed from our website when we are no longer accepting additional applications.
Relocation assistance may be available for select positions. If relocation assistance is available, your Talent Acquisition Partner will discuss this with you during the offer process.
Submitting an Application
Once you see a position (view open positions) that you would like to apply for, click on the blue apply button. This will redirect you to login or create an account so you can start the application process.
At the login screen, you will want to click “Forgot Username?” or Forgot Password?” and then follow the prompts to reset. If you continue to have issues logging in, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
After You Have Applied
Once you’ve submitted an application, your qualifications will be reviewed by a member of our Talent Acquisition team. Applications that are a match for the position will be sent to the hiring manager for review. From there, the hiring manager will select candidates to interview based on a number of factors including, but not limited to; previous work experience, education, credentials, cover letter, resume, and the presentation of a complete application.
Our managers receive a number of qualified applicants and narrow down the pool of candidates they are considering based on a number of factors including, but not limited to; previous work experience, education, credentials, cover letter, resume, and the presentation of a complete application.
Our reference process is electronic and conducted through a confidential third party vendor called Skill Survey. If selected to move forward in consideration, we will send a separate email with instructions for our electronic reference process. If we have already conducted references with you, we will contact you if we need anything further.
If you would like to prepare for the reference process you can gather 5 professional references and their email addresses (personal emails are best). Two of the references must be a supervisor or manager.
The timeline for the hiring process can vary by position. Typically the hiring process takes anywhere from 2-4 weeks.
Congratulations! Following acceptance of employment, you will be scheduled for a pre-employment appointment with Human Resources and Employee Health. During this appointment, you will finalize paperwork, take an ID badge photo, and receive additional information necessary for your first day of orientation. The Employee Health screening process will include a urine drug and nicotine screen, immunization review and blood draw at Kootenai Health’s laboratory.
The first of the month following DOH.
We have a great program called Alex that is available to you to answering benefit related questions. Click here to access Alex.
If you have additional questions, you may contact HR and ask to speak with a benefits specialist by calling (208) 625-4620.
Yes, Kootenai Health is interested in assisting eligible employees to pursue post-secondary education that will lead to improved job performance or prepare for greater responsibility at Kootenai Health. Click here to view our Tuition Assistance details.
Kootenai Health has a daycare called Kootenai Kids Daycare. Please call 208-625-6070 for waitlist details and additional information.
Full-time and part-time employees begin accruing both Paid Time Off (PTO) and Extended Illness Bank (EIB) upon their start date and are able to utilize time as it is accrued.
Human Resources Business Partner
Our HR Business Partners are here to assist with questions and concerns that are not related to recruitment or the hiring process. If you need to contact a Business Partner, please call the Human Resources front desk at (208) 625-4620.
The Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 provides up to 12 weeks of job protected leave to eligible employees for certain family and medical reasons.
An employee is eligible for FMLA if they have worked for Kootenai Health for at least one year and worked 1,250 hours over the previous 12 months.
Yes, Kootenai Health understands that personal Issues, planning for life events or simply managing daily life can affect an employees work, health and family. The Employee Assistance Program provides support, resources and information for personal work-life issues.
Our employees and their immediate family members (spouse and dependent children) regardless of employment status or tenure are eligible for EAP benefits.
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