Kootenai Health, located in Coeur d’Alene, ID, is hiring a Director of Nursing Excellence!
If you are passionate about developing and implementing strategies to promote a professional nursing practice environment that is professionally rewarding, highly participative, evidenced-based, clinically excellent, and collaborative, we have the perfect position for you! Kootenai Health is seeking a Director of Nursing Excellence to assess, implement, provide oversight for, and expand nursing education and professional development programs for all levels of nursing and ancillary nursing support staff!
As the Director of Nursing Excellence at Kootenai Health, you will collaborate with the Chief Nursing Officer to develop a strategic vision for competency-based professional development programs, ensure programs are timely, relevant and evidence-based, and develop curriculum that will impact the quality of care and produce measurable outcomes. You will collaborate with leadership to identify training solutions that support Kootenai Health’s mission, vision, values, and strategic imperatives of the organization, oversee Transition to Practice programs including the Nurse Residency Program and monitor for quality outcomes and return on investment. In this role, you will monitor activities required to maintain ANCC Magnet Recognition Status, maintain expert knowledge of current Magnet requirements and ensure organization awareness and success and act as a resource and advisor to the Magnet coordinator. Additionally, you will provide leadership for division quality improvement activities, clinical nursing policy and procedure development, oversee programs such as the Aspiring Nurse Leader (ANL) and Nursing Excellence Program (NEP), serve as a liaison to Schools of Nursing and Community School Nursing Programs, and oversees planning for staff BSN completion. In your role as the Director of Nursing Excellence at Kootenai Health, you will have the opportunity to take pride in being a part of a healthy, growing, and high functioning organization.
To be successful in this role, you will need:
Graduate of a nationally accredited nursing program.
Licensed as an RN by the Idaho Board of Nursing or licensure pending as documented by temporary licensure current RN licensure from a state participating in the "multi-state privilege to practice" compact with Idaho
Master's degree in nursing required, Doctorate preferred
Experience in education program design and evaluation in an acute care tertiary hospital setting required
Knowledge of operations and regulatory requirements, professional nursing practice models and standards and regulatory requirements. Successful experience as a change agent.
Minimum of 5 years' experience as an RN required
Certification in Specialty is required within 6 months of hire.
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 Nursing and Clinical Leadership Team.
Kootenai Health is an expanding organization with room for future career development and continuous learning opportunities.
MagnetTM - Kootenai Health 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. Also, the organization has achieved DNV Center of Excellence for Hip & Joint care. Additionally, Kootenai Health is Baby Friendly and has a Level III NICU. Kootenai Clinic 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. 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 complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or sex. Kootenai Health does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or sex.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 23522
About Kootenai Health
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. 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.