Kalkaska - MI Full Time 2 months ago

3p – 11:30pm; 32 hours per week; full-time benefits eligible

High School Diploma/GED required.

Are you interested in a career where you are part of improving the health and quality of life of individuals? Kalkaska Memorial Health Center (KMHC) specializes in providing more than is expected. This non-profit health center serves the greater Kalkaska County region with a wide variety of care options not often found in a small community. Members of the Kalkaska family are some of the most talented people working in healthcare today. They could work anywhere. They are here because they choose to be.

We are looking to fill a key position as a Community Assistant.


  • Be available to work every other weekend and holidays with mandatory call-ins as required.
  • Work with all staff to keep the building in good condition, neat, and clean.
  • Offer companionship and help to build and maintain independence, and encourage and possibly lead/assist with social engagement for residents.
  • Chart as job requires.

Resident Assistant

  • Assist residents in their apartment with dressing, grooming, hygiene, continence care, and bathing.
  • Escort to and from meals as needed.
  • Assist in serving meals.
  • Wash, dry, and deliver personal laundry as scheduled and as needed.
  • Give medications as ordered and take pulse, blood pressure, pulse ox, temperatures, and do other basic treatments within the scope of training.
  • May be required to drive or assist residents to doctor’s appointments.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Maintain community in a sanitary, orderly, and attractive condition including washing furnishings, floors, and equipment, dusting, vacuuming, and emptying garbage.
  • Loads and unloads service cart with appropriate supplies at beginning and ending of shift.
  • Follow schedule for deep cleaning in apartments, stripping and cleaning linens, and remaking beds.
  • Replenishes supplies of soap, towels, and other dispensable items.
  • Change Sharps containers in all areas when cleaning.
  • Washes windows inside and out.
  • Assist with washing, drying, and delivery of personal laundry.
  • Put away supplies in storage area.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Cook’s Assistant

  • Set tables and serve resident meals in Great Room and deliver meals to apartments.
  • Work under the cook’s supervision to prepare meals and snacks following all sanitation requirements.
  • Clean work surfaces and floors in accordance with sanitation requirements.
  • Wash dishes, pots, and pans,
  • Other duties as required.
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