The contributions of our talented, ambitious team members make a critical difference to our patients, our community, and the entire Kootenai Health organization. Day in and day out, team members work to support Kootenai Health’s commitment to clinical excellence, which is why we strive to provide you with benefits that enhance every aspect of your life.


Benefit-eligible employees receive Choice Dollars to spend on benefits that work best for you! With your MyChoice Benefit Plans, most full-time employees do not pay any amount for employee only medical, dental, vision, or other coverage. We empower you to have the power of choice based on your budget and unique needs so you can live your best life.


A variety of medical plans are available, including a High Deductive Health Plan with a Health Savings Account (HSA), to ensure you have the flexibility to choose the option that best fits your preferences, current and future needs. Medicare options are also available to those of eligible age.

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Multiple dental plan options are available for you and your dependents to make sure you have the plan that fits your needs.

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Vision coverage offers a wide range of provider access to ensure you can visit the eye doctor of your choosing.

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Prescription Drug Benefits

We offer an on-site pharmacy on our main campus, and courier services to other locations and campuses, so you can get your prescriptions quickly and efficiently.

Wellness and fitness

Participate in a variety of wellness activities to better yourself physically, mentally, financially, and emotionally.

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Leave of Absence and Disability

We understand life happens, so we provide protection through leave and disability coverage to allow you to focus on what is important in life; self-care and family.

Life Insurance

Kootenai Health wants to ensure you are protected, so we provide employer-paid life insurance as well as voluntary plans so you don’t have to worry.

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We offer resources and support for you and your family to help improve your health and well-being at work and at home.

Paid Time Off

Kootenai Health believes you should have opportunities to enjoy time away from work to encourage balance in your life.

Extended Illness Bank

Kootenai Health recognizes that you may need time off from work for your own serious health conditions, and we want you to know you’re taken care of.

Gym access and membership discounts

Whether you are a proud power lifter or group fitness enthusiast, we are excited to offer discounts for multiple fitness facilities so you can practice your strength or inner peace.

Employee Assistance Program / Emotional Support

To address and help you and your household members work through life situations, Kootenai Health provides in-person and virtual counseling at no cost, including services like Nurse Peer Coaching, Parent Coaching, and guidance on self-care.

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Employee Discounts

Receive discounts on local restaurants, facilities, theme parks, cell phone plans, and more!

Professional Development

Grow in your career and take advantage of training and professional development opportunities.

On-Campus Childcare

We know that taking care of your family is your number one priority. Gain access to our on-campus childcare center.

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We offer resources and support for you and your family to help improve your health and well-being at work and at home.

Tuition Reimbursement

We assist you with tuition costs because we understand the value of higher education.

Retirement Program

Kootenai Health values and encourages your participation in retirement planning and savings. Kootenai Health will match all benefit eligible employees who contribute to retirement and increase contributions based on years of service. In addition, Kootenai Health contributes an annual discretionary contribution to all benefit eligible employees.

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Financial Counseling

Financial planning available to help you find possible causes and solutions to financial problems including debt management, bankruptcy and foreclosure, and budgeting.

Family Fund

Available to address your needs during times of acute financial hardship.

Voluntary Benefits:

We recognize every employee and their family have a unique dynamic, so we offer many voluntary plans to allow you to have security where it matters most, from medical savings to insuring your fur family members.

  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Account
  • Ideal – Idaho College Savings Program
  • Identity Theft Insurance
  • Home and Auto Insurance Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Additional Life Insurance
  • Pre-Paid Legal
  • Short Term Disability
  • Accident and Critical Illness Insurance

Exceptional Awaits.

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