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Kalispell Regional Healthcare CNA - Assisted Living/Marias Medical Center in Shelby, Montana


Follows the assistance plan in providing services to residents, including

Activities of Daily Living Assistance (bathing, grooming, dressing, etc.)

Answers all call lights immediately.

  • Assists residents with bathing, hair care, mouth care and nail care. __

  • Assists residents with dressing including care of clothing and personal

Items. __

  • Assists and reminds residents for participation in activities such as

maintaining personal space neatly, contacting family members or

other individuals or agencies by phone or letter, and shopping. __

  • Assists residents with ambulation including reminding and supporting. __

  • Assists and encourages residents to eat and take sufficient fluids. __

  • Assists residents with toileting and personal hygiene, including

monitoring for incontinence. __

  • Takes and records vital signs, weight and height. __

Reads the communication book before the beginning of each shift, and

reads back to last shift worked. __

Give residents prescribed medication or remind them to take medication,

according to the assistance plan. __

Assist residents with oxygen, ostomies and other medical solutions according

to the assistance plan. __

Assists in the development and updating of assistance plans, in a timely manner. __

Do personal laundry for residents if so requested on the assistance plan.

Assists residents in labeling clothing. __

Strip and make residents’ beds weekly; launder residents’ linen and towels,

folds and return them to residents. __

Assist in serving meals and bussing tables at meal times. Takes mobility

assistive devices and places them away from the table areas. Return the

devices to the resident when he/she is ready to leave the dining room. __

Clean residents’ apartments on assigned days and as outlined in the

assistance plan. __

Cleans common areas as assigned and monitors these areas for additional

cleaning as needed. __

Encourage socialization among residents. __

Assists with and conducts activities as directed by supervisor. __

Encourage and/or remind residents to participate in activities. Promotes

activities enthusiastically to pique residents’ interest. __

Observes and reports physical and emotional changes in residents’ condition

to supervisor and co-workers. __

Documents information pertaining to changes in residents’ functional status,

emotional and personal needs, appointments, etc. Fills out resident incident

reports as necessary. __

Document all resident services provided daily. Update resident assistance plans

as needed every shift. __

Provides one-on-one support/visitation to assigned residents on a weekly

basis or as requested by supervisor or as specified in the assistance plan or

daily communication log. __

Responds to resident emergencies; provides first aide assistance and arranges

for appropriate medical attention/follow up, gives resident information packet to emergency personnel (far right kitchen cupboard). Performs CPR if necessary, according to resident advanced directive. __

Chaperones activities outside of the facility as requested. __

Provides transportation services, using the facility vehicle. __

Identifies supplies needed to perform tasks and reports needs to supervisor. __

Maintains an accurate record of chargeable services (transportation, cleaning,

personal laundry, guest meals, guest room use, etc.). Submits record to supervisor

by the designated date. __

Uses gait belt and back brace as required. __

Makes In-Home visits and provides care as assigned. __

Carries out all other duties as assigned as necessary to maintain quality

and continuity of services, safety of residents and security of premises.


Must be a Certified Nurse Aide with current certification in the State

of Montana. __

Genuinely interested in caring for older adults and working in the geriatric

nursing environment, experience preferred. __

Must have a valid Montana driver’s license, and be willing to drive the facility

vehicle to transport residents. __

Reads, writes and understands the English language. __

Identifies self when answering the telephone, responds to requests, correctly

receives information, and delivers messages in a courteous manner. __

Has the ability to learn basic computer skills for resident record keeping. __

Has the ability to use all appliances and machines necessary to complete

requirements of job description. __

Is flexible regarding work schedule due to emergencies and staff changes.

Job Locations US-MT-Shelby

Requisition ID 2021-10481

Category LPN / CNA / CMA / MA

Pay Period Status 80

Shift Days

Schedule varies

Position Type Full Time (Benefits Eligible)