Kootenai Health, located in Coeur d’Alene, ID, is hiring an Obstetrics Nurse Manager!
If you desire to have a direct, positive impact on your community while leading a team to enhance care for those around you - Kootenai Health is seeking your visionary leadership to lead and grow the Obstetrics nursing team in support of the Women’s and Children’s Service Line strategic plan.
Kootenai Health is one of approximately 500 Baby-Friendly designated hospitals in the nation. This designation represents the highest standard of care for mothers and babies. Our Family Birth Center has 10 labor and delivery rooms, each with jetted tubs and upgraded technology. Kootenai Health’s birthing suites are private and spacious, offering room for family members and other visitors. Just down the hall from our labor rooms are 18 post-partum rooms. For a photo tour of the facility, click here.
As the Obstetrics Nurse Manager, you will report directly to the Executive Director of Surgery, Women’s and Children’s Service Line. Your responsibilities will include planning, implementing, and evaluating the delivery of overall nursing care to mothers and their new babies in our 28-bed and 2 operating rooms department. In this role, you will design, coach, and lead your nursing staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training clinical team members in collaboration with your Clinical Coordinators, Clinical Educators, Charge RNs and Preceptor staff. You will utilize your strong mentoring and leadership skills to ensure that staff is participating in available professional development opportunities and current in required training and certifications to allow them to provide the best care possible to our patients. In your role as the Obstetrics Nurse Manager at Kootenai Health, you will have the opportunity to take pride in being a part of a healthy, growing, and high functioning organization as you work to enrich the lives of those around you.
Over the next twelve (12) months you will play a vital role in the creation and implementation of an OB ED with a 24/7 OBGYN Hospitalist program. You will work in collaboration with the NICU and Pediatrics Nurse Manager(s), Neonatology and Pediatric Hospitalists to ensure seamless transitions of care of all patients within the service line.
To be successful in this role, you will need:
A Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing
Minimum of 3 years' experience as a charge nurse or other equivalent leadership experience
Licensure in the State of Idaho as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN)
BLS required from American Red Cross or Healthcare Provider Card from the American Heart Association
Kootenai Health will ensure your success by providing you a robust leadership orientation program, access to Organizational Development, and co-workers who are knowledgeable and invested in your success.
Kootenai Health has a lot to offer you, including:
A specialized, cutting-edge, and dedicated Obstetrics Team.
Growing service line with continuous learning opportunities and career development and advancement
MagnetTM - Kootenai Health (KH) has maintained MagnetTM status since 2006. This designation is nursing's top honor, accepted internationally as the gold standard in nursing excellence!
Kootenai Health has achieved multiple designations including a Level II State TSE designation and is also verified by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. In addition, has achieved DNV Center of Excellence for Hip & Joint Care. KH is also Baby Friendly and has a Level III NICU. Kootenai Clinic is has achieved recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH), Center of Excellence for Oncology and Breast Care from the American College of Surgeons as well as several others.
Kootenai Clinic has a premier Family Practice Residency Clinic in collaboration with the University of Washington.
Mayo Clinic Care Network- Kootenai Health is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (MCCN). As part of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Kootenai Health staff have access to Mayo Clinic’s knowledge and expertise.
Gallup Great Workplace Award - This award recognizes companies for their extraordinary ability to build an engaged workplace culture.
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. The organization provides a comprehensive range of medical services, our main campus is located in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and includes a 330-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
Access to tuition reimbursement
457 investment plan through Fidelity with a match of 3-6% based on years of service and a defined contribution account which puts 2% of annual income into a retirement account
Employee child daycare - within walking distance
On-site learning through the Organizational Development department and teaching modules
Robust and incentive-driven Wellness Plans
Full-spectrum employee reward, recognition, and retention programs, including outstanding employee development, training, and educational opportunities
Kootenai Health provides comprehensive medical services to patients in northern Idaho and throughout the Inland Northwest. Its main campus is located in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and includes a 330-bed community-owned hospital.
Kootenai is accredited by DNV and holds Magnet Designation for nursing excellence. It has been recognized as a Gallup Great Workplace and as a No. 1 Best Place to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine. It is regularly recognized by Cleverly and Associates for providing value to its community.