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Are you on the lookout for a new charge of energy in your job? Are you a "big picture" healthcare provider with a real passion for safety through lifting techniques and body mechanics? Look no further, let Kootenai Health's Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Coordinator be the spark you are seeking to ignite your career path.

In this role, you will take the reins on providing leadership for the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of Kootenai Health's Safe Patient Handling and Mobility (SPHM) program. You will serve as a champion for both patient and staff safety and injury prevention through the organization. Through collaboration with multidisciplinary personnel, outside SPHM experts/resources, and equipment vendors to stay up to date on standard methodology lift techniques and equipment you will be responsible for educating staff of these practices. Can you see yourself, utilizing your expertise to take this program from the ground and build a strong, wide-ranging foundation? The best part of this is not only can you re-ignite your job but you can take pride in being a part of a healthy, growing and high functioning organization.

Do we have your attention to keep considering further?

1.     Bachelor's degree (Nursing, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or relevant field)

2.     Licensed in Idaho.

3.     Minimum of two years' experience in a related field; certification in SPMH field desirable.

4.     BLS Required.  Current AHA Healthcare provider, American Red Cross, AHA Health Saver or KH BLS during General Orientation

Give Kootenai Health a try! Not just a pretty place, we also have:

·   We have a full spectrum of employee reward, recognition, and retention programs 
·   Financial Stability - Most district hospitals such as Kootenai Health receive financial support from local taxes. Because of its careful financial planning and management, Kootenai has not levied taxes since 1995.

·   Received "The Best Place to Work in Large Healthcare Organizations, " and considered one of the nation's top 20 "Best Places to Work in Healthcare." 

·   Workplace health and wellness initiatives - In 2009, Kootenai received the Wellness Councils of America's Gold National Well Workplace designation

·   We have outstanding training and educational opportunities

·   We have positive employee/supervisor relationships        

·   Great Benefits -  

        o       Life Insurance

        o       Long Term Disability

        o       EAP

        o       457 Employee Investment Plan

And so much more - don't want to give it all away!

To learn more about this opportunity, contact me, Julie Pickup at 208-625-4621 or email me at jpickup@kh.org
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SAFE PATIENT HANDLING AND MOBILITY (SPHM) COORDINATOR
104004
Nursing - Administration
Full Time
Kootenai Health
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Posted August 18, 2017

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