Administers nursing care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Participates in the implementation and evaluation of patient care. Ensures the health, comfort and safety of patients. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a registered nurse or supervisor. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Vocational / technical training in Nursing State of Idaho Licensed Practical Nurse BLS Required. Current AHA Healthcare provider, American Red Cross, AHA Health Saver or Kootenai Health BLS within 60 days of hire. Essential Job Functions (Physical Requirements): On feet a minimum of 8-12 hours, depending on length of shift. Frequent stooping, bending, reaching, lifting and pushing heavy equipment up to 50 pounds. Read charts, dials, equipment settings, literature and other printed and handwritten materials. Communicate with patients, physicians, families and co-workers in person and on telephone. Work with equipment and manipulate equipment settings, computer keyboard, etc. Work Environment: Kootenai Health operates 24 hours per day each day of the year; operational needs of departments may require that you be available to work all shifts, weekends and holidays to meet the needs of the patients. Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment.
This is a pipeline position that we use to gather applications. By submitting an application for this position, you can be considered for openings in the following departments as they become available:
- Kootenai Clinic Cancer Services - Kootenai Clinic Diabetes & Endocrinology - Kootenai Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat - Kootenai Clinic Family Medicine - Kootenai Clinic Gastroenterology - Kootenai Clinic General Surgery - Kootenai Clinic Hand/Reconstructive Surgery - Kootenai Clinic Internal Medicine - Kootenai Clinic Nephrology - Kootenai Clinic Neurology - Kootenai Clinic Neurosurgery - Kootenai Clinic OB/GYN - Kootenai Clinic Orthopedics - Kootenai Clinic Psychiatry - Kootenai Clinic Rheumatology - Kootenai Clinic Vascular Surgery - Kootenai Clinic Wound Clinic - Kootenai Heart Clinics Northwest
About Kootenai Health
Kootenai Health provides comprehensive medical services to patients in northern Idaho and the Inland Northwest. Its main campus is located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and includes a 292-bed community-owned hospital. Kootenai Health is accredited by DNV, holds Magnet designation for nursing excellence, and is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network.
About Kootenai Clinics
Kootenai Clinic is the physicians group within Kootenai Health. With over a dozen locations throughout North Idaho, and Eastern Washington, most patients enjoy the convenience of a location that is close to home. When choosing a healthcare provider, patient can be confident that they'll find a good match at Kootenai Clinic - because of you! Employees of our Kootenai Clinics are compassionate and patient focused.
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.
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