UnityPoint Health

Robert Young Center- Patient Care Tech- Inpatient Mental Health/Detox Units

Requisition ID
Nursing Aides, Assistants, and Techs
US-IL-Rock Island
2701 17th St
6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity
Rock Island
Riverside Inpatient- RYC
Scheduled Hours/Shift
2nd shift
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Part Time Benefits


Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, performs general duties and participates in the clinical treatment team; assists with individual needs, assists with groups; assists in maintaining a therapeutic, safe environment; observes, reports, and records patient’s behavior while utilizing the Robert Young Center guiding principles of trauma informed care.


UnityPoint Health - Trinity, in the Quad Cities, is a regional integrated health care delivery system including four full-service hospitals in Rock Island and Moline, Illinois and Bettendorf and Muscatine, Iowa with a total of 584 licensed inpatient beds. Trinity’s hospitals, clinics, home health care agency, mental health center, health sciences college and residency program employ more than 3,000 employees. Together, we are working toward physician-driven, patient-centered care to achieve our vision of delivering the best outcome for every patient, every time.


The Quad Cities is a connected, creative and prosperous bi-state community on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River. The region is made up of Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa - Moline, East Moline, and Rock island in Illinois - and other surrounding communities. The Quad Cities is a great place to live and work. It offers something for everyone including arts and culture, amazing festivals and events, innovative and superior schools and universities, and quality healthcare. The Quad Cities is a premier destination for young professionals and families and sits only hours away from Chicago, St. Louis, and Des Moines.



COVID-19 and Flu Vaccination Requirement: It is required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and Influenza. Exemption requests based on medical or religious reasons may be submitted, but must be approved for active employment. 


Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.


Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org



  • Assists patients with personal hygiene, grooming, active daily living skills (ADL’s), nutrition, transportation/information to internal and external appointments.
  • Obtains vital signs including weights, intake and output as delegated by registered nurse. Accurately documents information in patient’s medical record.
  • Maintains a professional attitude and personal behavior which enhances the efficacy of the therapeutic environment through:
  • courteous interactions with all patients, visitors and staff,
  • providing comfort to patients,
  • showing compassion for the patient and family,
  • ensuring the patient’s privacy in front of visitors and other patients.
  • Observes, documents and reports patient behavior to the appropriate clinician. Maintains accurate records for statistical reporting, and documents patient progress per program.
  • Safety rounding to maintain therapeutic, secure, and safe environment for patients/visitors/staff. Accurately documents safety rounds.  Intervenes appropriately and therapeutically in crisis situations using crisis intervention preventions and trauma informed care.
  • Utilizes supportive communication and crisis intervention through group and individual interactions.
  • Monitors patient activities and behaviors, and reports any change in status to patient’s assigned nurse
  • Demonstrates the ability to display compassion, empathy, and calmness in all interactions, including stressful interactions with patients/families/visitors/co-workers.
  • Demonstrates competence in the skills, (processes, procedures, and equipment) necessary to carry out assigned duties. Demonstrate competence in recognizing and responding to patients physical, mental, emotional and developmental needs utilizing crisis prevention intervention and trauma informed care


Education: CNA, EMT-Basic, EMT-Paramedic or 1st year Nursing Student.


Experience: Mental health experience preferred.


License(s)/Certification(s): CPR, CPI (Crisis Prevention and Intervention) training.


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be able to deal effectively with mentally ill and/or substance abuse patients and a multi-disciplinary team of professional staff  Must have the ability to work in a situation with a high degree of physical and emotional strain. 


Other: Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position including specialized safety communication equipment. 


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