Full Time

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Required to take the Food Handlers course that is required by state regulations and must successfully pass the test.
  • Cleans and washes equipment used in meal preparation.
  • Keeps own work area clean and sanitary after each meal preparation.
  • Prepares accurate drinks for all residents and all diets.
  • Prepares juices, supplements, milks, pudding, jello, and thickened liquids for all residents.
  • Attends to tray line service following sanitation procedures of work area.
  • Assists cooks as needed.
  • Attends to special needs required per residents or supervisor requests.
  • Maintains proper cleaning schedules on a daily basis.
  • Washes dishes and cleans dish room to sanitary conditions.

Apply to: Susan Ferguson

St. Maries Care Center – Certified Nursing Assistant

A nursing assitant provides assistance to residents with activities of daily living.  Nursing assistants are required to go through training and become certified within 4 months of their date of employment.  Becoming a certified nursing assistant is the first step toward many careers in the nursing field.  CNA’s at Valley Vista perform a variety of tasks for our residents to ensure they are cared for, comfortable, and safe.

We are proud to partner with North Idaho College to offer accreditation to all of our nursing assistants.  Training takes place in St. Maries or Sandpoint, and employees are enrolled in the program by Valley Vista as part of their employment.  If you are interested in joining us as a CNA, apply for the position of Nursing Assistant with either the St. Maries application or the Sandpoint application.  Send your application to Cozzette Gastin for St. Maries, or Susan Ferguson for Sandpoint.

In St. Maries, classes begin quarterly.  In Sandpoint, class chedules vary.  All classes take place during your regular hours of employment and run for 8 weeks.

St. Maries Questions: Cozette Gastine , 208-245-4576 Ext. 218

Sandpoint Questions: Susan Ferguson , 208-265-4514