As the emergency referral center for the region, Kootenai Health has the staffing and equipment necessary to provide rapid, life-saving response for a broad spectrum of illnesses and injuries. They consistently deliver the quality; comprehensive care our community has come to expect from Kootenai Health.
As the director, you will provide leadership and oversee day to day management of emergency services at Kootenai Health. You advise and involve as necessary administrators, medical staff and other key stakeholders in matters related to service. You will be providing leadership by building consensus and managing successful programs that are customer focused supports growth initiatives and improves care delivery, efficiency and are contemporary in design. You will be accountable for quality outcomes, standards of patient care, performance improvement, process management, business operations, resource utilization, and management development. You will recommend establishment or revision of policies and develops organizational structure and standards of performance. As well as interprets policies and objectives to staff, community groups and other external service providers. You will rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. You will use your knowledge and skills in the application of performance improvement methods, lean concepts, and change management. Your strong knowledge of the principles of shared governance in professional nursing practice is essential. This is a key leadership role, what you bring to the organization is met with a strong support structure for your growing abilities and the pride in being a part of a healthy, evolving, community-minded organization.
Bachelor's degree or higher in nursing is required; Master's degree related field is required.
Specialty certification in leadership is required (must be obtained within one year of eligibility)
State of Idaho Registered Nurse or licensure pending as documented by temporary licensure OR current RN licensure from a state participating in the "multistate privilege to practice" compact with Idaho.
Minimum of (3) years emergency experience plus an additional year in managing a busy, high acuity emergency room.
BLS Required. Current AHA Healthcare provider, American Red Cross, AHA Health Saver or KH BLS during General Orientation.
Must have a solid understanding of nursing information systems and nursing standards and knowledge and application of principles of organizational and nursing management, accreditation processes, inventory management, financial management, conflict management, effective written and spoken communication skills, as well as applicable local, state, and federal laws is required.
You are the one we are looking for if you are a self-starter, innovative, engaged, you are extraordinarily self-confident – not arrogant! Let's call it Management Grit. You have a keen understanding of high reliability and lean principles. A true standout colleague with recent emergency and leadership experience, who has a desire to be continually challenged.
Are you the ONE we are looking for?
For more information contact Kristi Wagoner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 208-625-4675
KOOTENAI HEALTHKootenai Health provides a comprehensive range of medical services to patients in north Idaho, eastern Washington, Montana and the Inland Northwest at several facility locations. The main Kootenai Health campus is located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and includes a 254-bed community-owned hospital, and a wide range of physician clinics including a family physician residency program. Koot...enai Health repeatedly earns regional and national recognition and is a Magnet facility. Visit the Recognition, Awards and Honors page for a look at Kootenai's most recent awards."Be Part of Our Vision for the FutureBy 2020, Kootenai Health will be a comprehensive regional medical center delivering superior, patient-focused care and will be recognized among the premier health care organizations in the United States.Your Health Care Dream Team Kootenai Health is the 30th member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a national network of like-minded organizations that share a commitment to better serving patients and their families. As part of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Kootenai Health physicians now have access to Mayo Clinic’s knowledge and expertise when these additional resources will be helpful, allowing many patients to avoid unnecessary travel for answers to complex medical questions. Mayo Clinic Care Network members have a close working relationship with Mayo Clinic and access to tools and services that promote collaboration and serve to complement provider expertise, including: •eConsults to allow network physicians to connect electronically with Mayo Clinic specialists when they want additional input regarding a patient’s care. •AskMayoExpert to provide point-of-care information compiled by Mayo physicians on disease management, care guidelines, treatment recommendations and reference materials for a wide variety of medical conditions. •eTumor Board Conferences to allow physicians to present and discuss management of complex cancer cases with a Mayo Clinic multidisciplinary panel and other members of the network. Kootenai Health is the first health care organization in the Pacific Northwest to be selected as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, and, like all network members, will remain a locally-owned and independent health care provider.RecognitionBest Places to Work in HealthcareIn 2011, Modern Healthcare magazine named Kootenai Health, "The Best Place to Work in Large Healthcare Organizations," as well as one of the nation's top 20 "Best Places to Work in Healthcare." For three years in a row, Kootenai has been included on this list.Kootenai earned this distinction by demonstrating the following:•Financial stability•Reinvesting in growth and medical technology•Desirable salary and benefit packages•A full spectrum of employee reward, recognition and retention programs•Workplace health and wellness initiatives•Training and educational opportunities•Communications•Positive employee/supervisor relationships•Strong and caring leadershipWell Workplace Designation In 2009, Kootenai received the Wellness Councils of America's Gold National Well Workplace designation for quality and excellence in worksite health promotion. The Gold designation recognizes Kootenai's development of comprehensive programs for employee wellness.