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CHARGE NURSE
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Kootenai Health is currently hiring a patient-focused, compassionate Charge Nurse with a passion for providing exceptional care to those they serve.


As a Charge Nurse on our team you will assure quality, safety and satisfaction outcomes are met on your shift, coordinate appropriate patient placement and facilitate patient flow.  Our Charge Nurses work with our staffing office to determine appropriate staffing based on census, patient acuity, and skill mix, adjusting assignments and staffing levels as needed throughout shift and addresses any conflicts as they arise.  As a Charge Nurse on our team you will demonstrate the ability to adapt model of care delivery to met available resources, escalate safety concerns appropriately and participates in patient safety initiatives, assure emergency readiness-crash cart and other safety checks are completed per unit requirement, ensure that policies, procedures, and protocols are utilized to prevent staff injury, uphold Nursing by-laws and Professional Practice Model; utilizing the chain of command and Kootenai Health's Patient Care Concern Algorithm as needed for physician communication. 

Requirements & Minimum Qualifications
Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. 
One year nursing experience in a hospital setting preferred.
BSN or enrollment by December 2017 and continuous progression towards completion of a BSN program by year 2020 required.
Licensure in the State of Idaho as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN).
BLS required from American Red Cross, AHA Health Saver or Healthcare Provider Card from the American Heart Association.
Kootenai Health approved professional certification to be obtained within 12 months or when eligibility requirements are met. 
Kootenai Health Highlights
Kootenai Health has a solid reputation in the Pacific Northwest and has a rich history that spans nearly 60 years of innovation, achievements, and benchmarks in healthcare. Providing a comprehensive range of medical services, our main campus is located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and includes a 292-bed community-owned hospital. Kootenai Health is accredited by DNV and holds Magnet Designation for nursing excellence. We have been recognized among large employers as the No. 1 Best Place to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine, and are regularly recognized by Cleverly and Associates for providing value to our community.  We offer an excellent tuition reimbursement program, wellness program and on-going educational classes to all of our employees. If you want to love where you work and live, check out Kootenai Health.  As your next employer, we are excited to offer you:
100% employer-paid health insurance premiums for full-time employees.  Part-time employees pay only $30 a month for medical, dental and vision coverage!
A robust tuition reimbursement program!
A 457 retirement plan!
On-site daycare!
Competitive salaries with a 12% differential for nights and an 8% differential for weekends!
A robust and incentive-driven wellness program!
·         Full spectrum employee reward, recognition, and retention programs, including outstanding employee development, training and educational opportunities!
·         And many more!

Kootenai Health considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected status.
Shift:Days - 12 Hour Shifts
Title:CHARGE NURSE
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