Marklund Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)/Therapeutic Activity Aide in Bloomingdale, Illinois

Job Descriptions:

Marklund in Bloomingdale is hiring a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)/Therapeutic Activity Aide!

Would you like to make a difference in the lives of others and be appreciated for what you do?

Join us in making everyday life possible for individuals with profound disabilities and love your job!

Paid Training Available!

Marklund is seeking a highly motivated and mission-centered individual for the position of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)/Therapeutic Activity Aide. Are you a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) who would like to try something a little different and a lot of fun? This is a full-time position located at our Philip Center (previously named Marklund Children’s Home) in Bloomingdale, Illinois. This position works Monday through Friday from 11:00am to 7:00pm, with some weekends.

Who We Are:

Marklund is a nonprofit organization that serves infants, children, teens and adults with serious and profound developmental disabilities and special healthcare needs. With three residential locations – the Marklund Hyde Center in Geneva, the Marklund Philip Center in Bloomingdale, and the Marklund Wasmond Center in Elgin, it is currently home to nearly 174 clients. It is a Day School offering Multi-Needs and Life Skills programs for children and young adults with multiple medical needs, and those diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum. It is a skilled nursing unit for medically fragile children and adults, and a developmental training center for adults who need assistance in managing their disabilities.

Marklund provides a rich culture where everything we do contributes to our mission of “making everyday life possible for individuals with profound disabilities.” Each and every employee’s job contributes to Marklund’s vision of a happy, safe purpose-filled life for every individual with intellectual and development disabilities and is integral to enhancing the lives of the individuals we serve. As part of our private, not-for-profit network of services, you will learn what it’s like to have the individuals we serve not only change your career, but also change your life.

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Summary of Duties:

  • The Certified Nursing Assistant/Therapeutic Activity Aide is responsible for ensuring positive experiences for Marklund residents (clients) during activities, outings and appointments.

  • Modify activities schedule as need to accommodate palliative care, students, and illnesses. Run priority goals during activities.

  • Assist team with outing preparation by changing, dressing, getting in wheelchair with coats, buddy packs, etc., assist at end of outing.

  • Assist with transportation to and from day programs, attends appointments and outings with client.

  • Provide residents (clients) with expert personal care

  • Please note that this job summary is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Similar Industry Titles and Keywords:

Certified Nurse Assistant, Nursing Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA, Caregiver

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Required Experience:


  • Certified Nursing Assistant, current on the Illinois Health Care Worker Registry

  • Possess current BLS CPR certification for Healthcare Workers

  • Valid Illinois Driver’s License

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job and to meet its functional and environmental requirements

Keyword: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)/Therapeutic Activity Aide

From: Marklund