Your Best Move is Right
Here at Kootenai Health.



At Kootenai Health, you can continue to learn, grow, and advance. With being licensed for up to 397 beds on the main campus, two critical access hospitals, and more than 50 clinics, we offer an almost endless array of meaningful opportunities.

Our Internal Recruiter is dedicated to providing personalized service to our team members and is available to answer internal mobility (job transfers – vertical and lateral) questions and assist you in navigating options to transition and expand your career and skills.

If you are interested in evaluating schedule options, learning more about other roles, inquiring about the internal hiring process, or better understanding career pathways opportunities, we look forward to assisting you in finding a position that meets your lifestyle, goals, talents, and current and future skillset.


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Frequently Asked Internal Talent Mobility Questions

All positions are posted online. Please log into your account. You can select any role you would like to apply for (internal or external) and complete an online application. Because you are an internal candidate, your application will populate as a transfer or request for a secondary position.

Team members are eligible to transfer into other roles following six months in their current role. Depending on the situation, managers may allow employees to transfer early to promote their success.

Employees who have an hourly PT or PRN position may take a secondary position. Secondary positions are additional PRN jobs the team member has applied for and accepted. Those who have a secondary position are a part of core staffing. These individuals work scheduled, planned shifts in both primary and secondary roles.

Float positions provide unscheduled support to teams as needed. Employees who are adding float positions must meet position-specific requirements. They are not a part of core staffing and do not need to formally apply for a position. If float positions are needed, managers can request HR to vet and build a float position for a specific employee.

  • We strive to be a destination for career growth and development. We offer a variety of career pathways including but not limited to the following programs to Apprentice Programs: Medical Assistant Apprentice, Nursing Assistant Apprentice, Surgical Technologist Apprentice, Respiratory Care Apprentice, Nurse Apprentice andPolysomnographic Apprentice.
  • We also provide In-training positions with little to no experience required like our: Sterile Processing Tech-In-Training, Pharmacy Technician- In-Training, and many other Non-Clinical options.

To assist you with your career pathway we also help cover Tuition costs and assistance with Certification Specialty Pay because we understand the value of higher education. Wherever your career path takes you, at Kootenai Health we are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals.

View our full list of growth and development opportunities.


Personalized Support

We are available to meet with you and discuss positions and pathways that enhance your ability to achieve your goals and the lifestyle you crave. The Kootenai Health Talent team provides ongoing classroom-based interview training, individualized resume and cover letter review and coaching, and mock interview options to help you in your journey.

Are you unsure about which jobs may be a strong fit for your experience or future needs?

Use our Internal Talent Community link below to submit additional information to our Internal Recruiter who can reach out to you with options tailored to meet your needs.

Hiring Process Assistance

With countless opportunities and resources across our organization, we are here to help you navigate a pathway that meets your needs. We will help you find the information and support you need to empower and prepare you for your next role at Kootenai Health.

Priority Treatment

We value our current team members and strive for everyone to continue to grow and develop on our team. As an internal candidate, you’ll receive priority treatment when applying for internal positions. Our team will share constructive feedback, regular updates, and ongoing engagement throughout your search.


Ready to make the next move in your career at Kootenai Health? Review our internal positions today.

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