Kootenai Health is “Magnet” designated by the American Nursing Credentialing Center since 2006 and has been named as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. It is a community-owned, not for profit and is the region’s referral medical center with 299 licensed beds serving the healthcare needs of northern Idaho, eastern Washington and western Montana through service excellence, community leadership and compassionate care. Kootenai Health is dedicated to providing total, comprehensive and progressive health care through a variety of services, including cardiac, rehabilitation, state of the art imaging, behavioral health, obstetric and cancer care. Kootenai Health has earned a reputation for excellent care, leading-edge technology and our outstanding medical team. Recent three-story expansion to include a family birthing center, NICU and additional patient rooms to meet the growing medical needs in the community as of March 2016.
Coeur d’Alene is a picturesque community nestled in the foothills of the Selkirk Mountain range on the shores of beautiful Lake Coeur d’Alene. Coeurd’Alene is the largest city in the Idaho Panhandle and offers a vast array of recreational, cultural and educational opportunities. Outdoor enthusiasts will delight in a variety of activities including water sports, fishing, hunting, cycling, climbing and skiing. The region boasts easy access to 4 major ski resorts,dozens of championship golf courses and a variety of lakes. The area’s network of public and private schools, community colleges, and universities, provide a multitude of options for lifelong learning. Spokane, Washington, 30 minutes west of Coeur d’Alene, offers a more metropolitan atmosphere as well as an international airport, 3 universities, and additional cultural, recreational and educational opportunities.