At Kootenai Health, nurses play a pivotal role in helping patients heal in a safe and compassionate environment.
They work as a interprofessional team to deliver superior quality and compassionate care.
At Kootenai, nursing isn’t just a job. It’s an ongoing commitment to excellence as a provider and manager of care as a member of a dynamic and emerging profession.
Advance Track Program
The Kootenai Advance Track program exists to prepare the new graduate nurse to practice in the specialty areas of nursing care. The program develops competent professionals with exemplary skills, knowledge, and experience in the following specialty areas:
- Critical Care
- Operating Room/Surgery
- Emergency Services
- Heart Services
Kootenai Health has been designated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Magnet hospital since 2006. This designation is nursing’s top honor, accepted nationally as the gold standard in nursing excellence and hospitals must apply every four years to renew it.