Skip to main content

Melissa Quaid, BSN, RN

Magnet Program & Professional Governance Coordinator

Kootenai Health

Melissa Quaid, BSN, RN, Magnet Program & Professional Governance Coordinator is a full-time registered nurse at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. She joined Kootenai in 2011, working on their cardiac step-down unit for four years, then transitioning to the ambulatory setting and working at Kootenai Heart Clinics for the next 4 years. She accepted the Magnet Program Coordinator position in early 2019, a position which she has grown to also include Professional Governance Coordinator. Her success in this role is evidenced by recent accreditation with the Forum for Shared Governance, and Kootenai Health is in the final stages of document preparation for Magnet re-designation in February 2021.

Melissa’s passion for doing the right thing for the right reasons is demonstrated in all of her endeavors. She continuously challenges Kootenai’s clinical nurses to own their practice and contribute to the profession of nursing.