UnityPoint Health

Robert Young Center - CADS, Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist

Requisition ID
Behavioral Health Services - Non-Nursing
1519 E Locust st
6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity
Scheduled Hours/Shift
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday (Hours may vary based on need)
Work Remotely within the US
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits


Prevent - Davenport, IA

Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist 

Full Time 1.0 FTE

Day Shift 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday (Hours may vary based on need)


Hiring immediately! The Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist is responsible for providing prevention services related to alcohol, tobacco and other drugs to individuals, families and organizations.  The work requires using a specialized set of knowledge, experience, training and skills to encourage healthy attitudes and behaviors which prevent the use/abuse of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. 


Perks of Joining the UnityPoint Health Team: 

  • Medical, Vision and Dental Insurance 
  • 401-K 
  • Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Life Insurance Options 
  • Long- and Short-Term Disability Insurance 
  • Generous Paid Time Off 
  • Adoption Assistance 
  • Education Assistance 
  • Team Member Discounts 
  • And MORE!





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



  • Put into action goals and steps identified through delivery of evidence based interventions.
  • Use fidelity and adaption in all prevention programming.
  • Identify resources ad build readiness to address substance use and misuse. 
  • Assess community resources and readiness to address factors through collection, organization and analysis of data.
  • Participate in prioritizing issues and prevention goals, outcomes and action steps.


  • Graduated from a college or university with a bachelor's degree in an education or human services field.
  • Experience with education or related human service activities; or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the knowledge, abilities and skills in substance abuse prevention.
  • Valid driver's class D Iowa driver's license or an equivalent license from the employee's state of residence when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.
  • Prevention Specialist Certification through the State of Iowa within the first 18 months of employment.


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