Norridge Gardens is a 292 bed skilled nursing facility located in Norridge, Illinois, in the North West side of Chicago. Norridge Gardens is just north of the Irving Park and Harlem Avenue intersection. Our doors opened to serve the community over 30 years ago. Our foundation of excellence has generated satisfied families who have been repeated customers that desire Norridge Gardens for our quality care.
Norridge Gardens has all the amenities of home to make your stay as comfortable as possible from our Tiffany Dining Room, live entertainment, religious services, a laundry room and beauty salon and barbershop. Our patio even has a clear view of the downtown Chicago skyline. Chicago is home to one of the largest Polish populations in the United States. Norridge Gardens specializes in serving the Polish community with cultural activities, language programs and services. We speak Polish. Chcemy mówić po polsku.
Norridge Gardens provides health care to individuals in need of skilled nursing care for long term or for short-term and rehabilitation. Many short term guests who come here for rehabilitation choose to stay at Norridge Gardens long term for their care needs because they have experienced the quality of care and excellence in service.
Healthcare services include Wound Care, IV and Nutritional Services, Drain Management, Respiratory and Tracheostomy care and Physical, Occupational and Speech Rehabilitation Therapy in a skilled nursing environment. Norridge Gardens has a secure Memory Care Unit with dedicated staff and programs. We excel in transitioning the patient from a hospital stay to a successful return home so the patient can maintain their independence.
Mr. Keljalic has 27 years of experience in healthcare related settings, 22 of which are in long term care in both Germany and the Chicago-land area. He graduated from medical school in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1987 and practiced medicine there until his departure to Germany in 1992. He earned his Nursing Home Administrator license in 2003 and has been administrator at Norridge since 2007.
Marcie attained a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Dominican University. She started at Norridge Gardens in 2013 as a social service intern. Once her internship was completed, she began working in the admissions office and also became a social worker in 2014. She is now assistant administrator and continues to enjoy working with a great team.
Marta worked in healthcare for many years at a crisis hotline, a psychiatric group home, and then as a mental health therapist before migrating to admissions for skilled nursing facilities. She loves this business because of the people. “The dedication by the staff and the families is truly amazing!”
Terry has worked in the healthcare field for over 25 years working with people of diverse backgrounds with health issues. “Working in a skilled nursing facility at Norridge Gardens, is an ideal setting for me to utilize my experience, and continue my love of working with the geriatric population and their families.”
With a healthcare background spanning 20 years, Rob Fleming is the Marketing Director at Norridge Gardens. His broad experience in the Chicagoland healthcare area allows him to provide guidance regarding Norridge Gardens programs with needs assessment, superior customer service and meticulous follow through.
Angela Stewart holds a MBA with over twenty years of sales, marketing and management experience, primarily in the education and healthcare industries. Her desire to do work that impacts lives daily is what brought her to Norridge Gardens. As Marketing Director, Angela assists in maintaining our presence as the premier choice for patients and families.
Lana has been a nurse since 2008. She has extensive experience in long term care with dementia and hospice. She has been working with Norridge Gardens since 2013. Prior to nurse liaison, she has been involved with the wound care and restorative department.
Nihad has been a nurse for 24 years. She received a Master’s Degree in Public Health, with a focus in Health Organization Management. In the past, she was a Clinical Instructor for nursing students.
Ella Swislocka has been working at Norridge Gardens since 2005. She has worked as a CNA and most currently as our Polish Relations Coordinator overseeing the Polish Program. She has also worked as the Atrium Coordinator in our memory care unit. She has a degree in nursing/midwifery from Poland.
Cassie has a Master's degree from Jane Adam's School of Social Work through University of Illinois at Chicago. She has been part of the Norridge Gardens team since 2012 and enjoys working with older people very much.
We are always seeking talented and dedicated professionals to become part of our care giver team. We are looking for qualified individuals who will share in our commitment to excellent care in a warm, friendly and caring environment.
Do you have the qualities it takes to make a difference in the lives of our residents? If so, we would like to hear from you.
You can view Norridge Gardens’ current openings below. To apply, please download and print the application below.
Are you looking to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)? Norridge Gardens now offers a free training and work-study program for CNA students. Click here to apply.
Download the job application here. You are welcome to fax your completed application to Norridge Gardens at (708) 457-8852 or you can visit our Welcome Desk at 7001 W. Cullom Avenue, Norridge, IL 60706-7100.
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