Kaniksu Updates & News
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What to do if you are feeling sick or if you were exposed to someone who tested positive for Covid.
Covid Employee Protocol - 1.10.2022
Vaccine mandate approved by US Supreme Court. February 14, Kaniksu goal to be in compliance.
This means that by February 14
We want and need you - please don't hesitate to reach out with questions or concerns.
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March 14, 2022
Meghan Howk has been promoted to the Director of Risk, Safety and Compliance and we all welcome her as the newest member of our Leadership Team. Congratulations Meghan!
Kaniksu Employee Covid Vaccine Mandate In Effect
Employee Covid Vaccine In Effect 1.18.2022 - We need you and want you here - please talk to us about your questions or concerns
1.18.2022 email from Kevin Knepper
US Supreme Court ruled in favor of CMS and reinstated the vaccine mandate that KCH had started to implement in December of last year, but paused until the legal challenges worked their way through the courts.
As the US Supreme Court is the final say on the matter, we must take up the mandate again and finish the work of compliance. As was before proof of compliance is either:
We are working toward a February 14th completion date.
If you have questions or concerns please speak with your Leadership Team member, Meagan Forge and of course you can always contact me.
We need and want you here…this will be ok,
COVID Policy and Exemption Forms
September Pulse Point
All Hands on Deck
Katarina Peters recently returned to work and it is been an absolute pleasure having her back. She jumps in wherever she is needed and is always willing to train new staff with a great attitude. She is extremely knowledgeable, has a very kind heart, and provides excellent care to our patients. Many of my patients have commented to me that they are so glad that she is back at organization!!! Thank you to Katarina!
Raise the Bar
See the Forest
Spread a Little Sunshine
Thank you Olivia, Kim, Meagan and Sadie for touching my heart and making my day brighter. You guys made my day.
Do You Hear What I Hear?
All for One
Ego, take the "E" off and let it go
Get 'er Done
BIG thank you to Sam and Tyler! Last week was a little nuts with the computers and my log ins. These guys were patient and efficient and I really appreciate that! We are lucky to have you.
Do the Right Thing
MASSIVE thank you to Dr. White! She has been a total rock star in Pediatrics, taking on some really tough situations and handling it with grace. We are so lucky to have you, even if it might only be for a little while.
Be Our Guest
Patient Kudos: Triage reached out to family to follow up on an acute visit. Mom was so glad that we called, states that she's never felt so taken care of and cared about. She asked that we let the teams know to keep up the good work because it makes a big difference.
How well do you know your team mates? Each month we will highlight a different KCH team member. Make your best guess below and be entered to win a fun prize.
Where did you go to High School?
What are your hobbies?
How many siblings do you have?
How many children do you have?
What is your Birth Month?
What cities have you lived in?
How many pets do you have?
What is your favorite food?
What do you like to listen to?
What is your favorite book?
What is your favorite color?
Favorite sports team?
Most recent memorable event?
I have never....
Shelly Russell - 15
Mary Bluhm - 11
Nettie Ahner – 11
Deb Dawson – 11
Sammy Pitts – 7
Dawn Cousins – 7
Laura Lata – 5
Jennifer Christoferson – 5
Caralina Fischer – 2
Sam McGlothin – 2
Dean Jennings - 1
New Team Members
Internal Quick Links
External Quick Links
Note: The links below for "Facilities", "IT" and "Purchasing" should take you to your email to send a help-desk ticket. If they do not work, you can go directly to your email, and send your request to:
Time Clock Plus Manager
Current you Earned It Points (updated monthly)
3/23/22 - You can now trade-in your You Earned it! points for a Kokanee Coffee credit at the Sandpoint clinic. Credits can be "purchased" in $25 increments from Human Resources. A $25 credit will cost 50 You Earned it! points. Please allow up to two weeks to get your credit request processed. You will be notified by HR when your credit is available to use.
Reminder - points are traded in at a 2 point for $1.00 ratio.
Idaho Women's Health
Beacon Education and Learning
Current Safety Documents
Idaho Rx Monitoring
Idaho Web Death Module
Family Med Diagnostic Website
Up To Date
Health Care Directive
Opioid Dose Calculator
Cover My Meds
Health & Welfare Pre Authorization Forms
Non Emergency Medical Transportation