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Certified Nursing Assistant

Job Description

Certified Nursing Assistant

(Nonprofit / Social Services / Healthcare / Transitional Living Programs / DD Residences, TLPs, CILAs)

The Personality

Have you cared for a loved one and found it rewarding? Do you have the motivation to help others? Does making a difference matter to you? Are you someone who enjoys learning is ready to earn multiple certifications in CPR, First Aid and more thorough on the job training program? These opportunities offer cross training between CNA and DSP, offering dual certifications and experience for professionals to expand their resumes.

We are working closely with several client partners to refer professionals for training classes and orientations that are scheduled weekly in various locations.

The Opportunity

As a CNA, you will play a direct care role, assisting individuals with severe developmental disabilities to learn skills of daily living. This can include providing assistance with med passing, feeding tubes, trach tubes, IVs, med passing and possible DSP duties such as self-care, hygiene, meal preparation, housekeeping and laundry.

Engaging in socialization and recreation activities, as well as use of public transportation to these activities.

Professional communication with individuals being served, co-workers, and outside agency personnel.

Ensuring that participants are engaged, active and involved according to scheduled plans.

Maintaining familiarity with individualized behavior programs and implementing them accordingly.

Reinforcing the positive behavior of participants according to individual needs.

The Locations

North and Northwest Suburbs of Chicago, including specific opportunities in:

Northbrook, Des Plaines, Mount Prospect, McHenry, Woodstock, Johnsburg, Zion, North Chicago, Waukegan, Skokie, Niles, Mundelein, Grayslake, Fox Lake, Cary, Lake Forest, Morengo, Palatine, Arlington Heights, Oak Park, Morton Grove, Glenview, Buffalo Grove, Winthrop Harbor, Beach Park, Highland Park, Lake Villa, Lake Zurich and Round Lake Beach

South and Southwest of Chicagoland include:

Joliet, Shorewood, Wilmington, Lemont, Tinley Park, Lansing, Bartlett, Palos Heights and Chicago Ridge

Shift Work / Per Diem / Weekly Opportunities throughout Chicago, including:

Streeterville, Near North, Near South, South Shore, Lakeview, Rogers Park, Humboldt Park, Wicker Park, Edgebrook, Pilsen, Bridgeport, Austin and various other Chicago neighborhoods.

1st, 2nd, 3rd or mixed shift schedules available on a part-time or full-time basis. Compensation is dependent upon location, facility and experience (current certifications, if any as no experience is required). All positions are Contract-to-Hire with a permanent staff opportunity available.

The Training

Our clients can offer the opportunity (not required for all CNA positions) for CNAs to earn a DSP certification in addition to current certifications. Training includes 40 hours of classroom training and 80-120 hours of on the job training to complete Direct Service Provider Certification:

Introduction to Intellectual Disabilities

Human Rights

Abuse/Neglect & Exploitation



First Aid

Ensuring the Rights of the Individual

Non-Violent Crisis Interventions

Community Integration

The Must-Haves

U.S. high school diploma or GED, or educational evaluation by an approved and licensed agency if you were educated outside of the United States

Ability to pass a background check, to include criminal background, finger prints, DCFS CANTS (Abuse and Neglect Tracking System), education credentials, and references

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

I'm interested

Certified Nursing Assistant

Bolingbrook, IL
Full Time

Published on 01/12/2021