Private Care Aide - Home Options


1. Demonstrates proficiency in basic personal care skills. Client Care Personal - Includes but not limited to: Bathing Toileting and perineal care Empty Foley drainage bag Temperatures, blood pressure, pulse and respiration as assigned Dental and oral care Hair, nail, glasses, hearing aid care Ambulation Care of dying patient Provide companionship by reading, talking, listening and performing related psychosocial activities. Transporting the client as requested. Remind the client to take medications as appropriate. Assist with application of slings, elastic bandages and Ted hose. Uses safe techniques when assisting with lifting, turning, moving, positioning, and transferring clients into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc. Use of gait belt or Hoyer lift if appropriate.

2. Demonstrates proficiency in all housekeeping functions; meal prep, food storage, light housekeeping to maintain a clean environment, etc. and laundry. Client Care Household Includes but not limited to: Changes bed linens Vacuum/Dust/Mop Laundry Clean Bathrooms Clean Kitchen Washing dishes Taking out trash

3. Takes initiative in finding things to do when the household tasks are complete.

4. Completes home visit competency successfully.

5. Promotes a safe and therapeutic environment for the patient while respecting the patient s home and personal property.

6. Demonstrates the ability to work independently as appropriate.

7. Requests additional instruction or clarification as needed.

8. Demonstrates dependability, responsibility, and flexibility with the scheduling process and confirmed working schedule.

9. Reports client changes to the Supervisor.

10. Completes home visit competency successfully.

11. Team work with Private Care Staff.


1. High school diploma or equivalent preferred2. Current Montana Driver s License, minimum of liability insurance, and clean driving record required. 3. Reliable transportation. 4. Ability to read, write, follow written instructions, and briefly document care and services required. 5. Experience with caring for the elderly preferred.

Kalispell is a dynamic community located within a thirty-minute drive of Flathead Lake, Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort, Glacier National Park, several National and State forests and parks, and the Bob Marshall Wilderness area. Kalispell is the retail, professional, medical, and governmental center of the Flathead Valley serving approximately 140,000 people in Northwest Montana.

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