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Marklund Therapy Aide in Bloomingdale, Illinois

Job Descriptions:

We are expanding our school, come grow with us!

Would you like to make a difference and be appreciated for what you do?

Join us in making everyday life possible for individuals with profound disabilities!

We are seeking an exceptional Therapy Aide for our year-round operating Day School located in Bloomingdale, IL. This is a full-time position working Tuesday - Friday 7am - 3 pm.

Who We Are

Marklund provides a rich culture where everything we do contributes to our vision of “making everyday life possible for individuals with profound disabilities.” Each and every employee’s job contributes to Marklund’s vision 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.

About Our School

With a recently opened 12,000-square-foot state-of-the-art building addition in Bloomingdale, Marklund’s Day School is hiring dedicated and caring Paraprofessionals to work with students within its Life Skills/Autism and multi-needs programs. Marklund Day School is a well-known and respected nonpublic school serving students ages Pre K-22 who come to our school’s program through partnerships with various Chicago suburban school districts. Marklund Day school provides an environment conducive to learning through specialized curriculum, positive behavioral interventions, and individualized student support. Our highly sensory-driven program features physical and occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, art and music therapy, Snoezelen therapy, computer adapted technology, community programs and opportunities, recreational therapy, aquatic therapy and more.

Summary of Duties:

  • The Therapy Aide is responsible for ensuring positive experiences for Marklund residents (clients) during various therapy treatments.

  • Assist team with the aqua therapy program, including scheduling for the clients and staff each month.

  • Prepare clients for therapy treatment as needed, cleans work area, and equipment after treatment.

  • Assist with transportation to and from treatment area.

  • 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, Therapy, Therapy Aide, DSP, Direct Support Professional

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Join us in making everyday life possible for individuals with profound disabilities

Required Experience:


  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Direct Support Professional (DSP) certified preferred, current on the Illinois Health Care Worker Registry

  • Possess current BLS CPR certification for Healthcare Workers

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

Keyword: Therapy Aide

From: Marklund