Kootenai Health is northern Idaho’s only regional referral health system and the largest employer with over 4,000 employees and over 700 medical staff. Our service area includes the Panhandle of north Idaho, western Montana, and eastern Washington. The organization is an independent, not-for-profit, three hospital system, with an integrated multi-specialty group practice, Kootenai Clinic spanning 30+ specialties at 30+ locations in two states. Kootenai Health is nationally recognized for clinical excellence and is the only health system in the Pacific Northwest recognized as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. Additional recognitions include Magnet designation for nursing excellence since 2006, a Leapfrog A safety rating, and having achieved the Gallup Great Workplace Award five years in a row. Kootenai Health started the first graduate medical education opportunity in northern Idaho with a University of Washington affiliated Family Medicine Residency, in 2013.