Living in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
Situated in the picturesque, mountainous Pacific Northwest, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho offers cultural and recreational attractions you might expect to find in a slightly larger setting as well as the pleasant pace and feel of small-town life. Explore all that we have to offer, and you’ll discover that there’s a little something for just about everyone in our corner of the world.
Coeur d’Alene (“Core-Duh-Lane”) is in Kootenai (“Koo-Ten-E”) county and a part of the Idaho Panhandle. The northern Idaho Panhandle consists of five northern counties with a population of approximately 216,000 people.
From lush green forests and snowy mountain tops to crystal-clear lakes and rivers, there’s nothing more exciting than enjoying the outdoors in northern Idaho. With so many choices, outdoors enthusiasts are guaranteed a spectacular adventure. National forests comprise 2.5 million acres of public land in northern Idaho.
Coeur d’Alene has been awarded an annual Ironman competition for the last ten years, and each year, registration has been filled to capacity prior to race day. Year-round, Coeur d’Alene and surrounding communities’ calendars are filled with events, including art and music festivals, classic car shows, ski racing, and wine and beer festivals. The annual Holiday Lights show has been named by Good Morning America as the best in the nation.
Thirty miles to the west, Spokane, with a metropolitan population of 540,000, is home to an international airport, vibrant downtown, an active symphony, Broadway theater performances, and minor-league baseball and hockey teams.
Coeur d’Alene has four distinct seasons with 142 days of sunshine. Average temperatures each season are as follows:
While our main campus is in Coeur d’Alene, we also have clinics throughout Northern Idaho with additional opportunities for you to make a positive impact.
While Coeur d’Alene is an exceptional place to live, there are a number of amazing neighboring cities close to the hospital that offer multiple advantages, including Post Falls, Hayden, Hayden Lake, Rathdrum, Dalton Gardens, Athol, Spirit Lake, and Worley. Additionally, Kootenai Health is located near the Idaho/Washington border, with many employees opting to live in the Washington cities of Liberty Lake, Greenacres, Spokane Valley, and Spokane.
Many employees move to the area after accepting a position at Kootenai Health. It is our goal to make the transition, both to a new role and to a new home, as easy and positive as possible. If you have questions about housing options or the area, please reach out to your talent acquisition consultant who can assist you in identifying options that work well for you. Please phone (208) 625-4620 or email the Talent team at firstname.lastname@example.org