UnityPoint Health

Robert Young Center, Nurse - Behavioral Health

Requisition ID
US-IL-Rock Island
2701 17th St
6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity
Rock Island
MHIP - Adult- RYC
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Work Remotely within the US
Work Type (Portal Searching)
As Needed


Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager, the registered nurse will provide acute nursing care to the behavioral health care patient utilizing the Robert Young Center principles of Trauma Informed Care.  The behavioral health nurse promotes mental health through the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of behavioral health problems, mental disorders and comorbid conditions across the lifespan.  The behavioral health nurse will facilitate coordination of care with multidisciplinary groups to optimize care plans, individual treatment plans and safe discharge.  Registered nurse will demonstrate Trinity’s principles and values when interacting with patients, families, visitors, providers and co-workers.



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


Standards of Practice

  • Uses the nursing process to deliver high quality care appropriate to the age and educational level of the patient.
  • Collects and synthesizes comprehensive health data that are pertinent to the healthcare consumer’s health and/or situation.
  • Develops a plan to attain expected outcomes.
  • Analyzes the assessment data to determine diagnoses, problems, and areas of focus for care and treatment, including level of risk.
  • Implements a specified plan: Coordinates care delivery, employs strategies to promote health and a safe environment; uses knowledge of pharmacological, biological and complimentary interventions to restore health and prevent further disability; provides structure and maintains a safe therapeutic recovery oriented environment; uses the therapeutic relationship and counseling interventions to assist health care consumers.
  • Evaluates progress towards attainment of expected outcomes.

Standards of Professional Performance

  • Integrates ethical provisions in all areas of practice.
  • Attains knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing practice.
  • Integrates evidence and research findings into practice.
  • Systematically enhances the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice.
  • Communicates effectively in a variety of formats in all areas of practice.
  • Demonstrates leadership in the professional practice setting.
  • Collaborates with the health care consumer, family, interprofessional health team, and others.
  • Evaluates all nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules, and regulations.
  • Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost, and impact on practice.
  • Practices in an environmentally safe and healthy manner.


Education:  Graduate of accredited nursing program. Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred. 


Experience: Prefer one (1) year of hospital clinical experience or demonstrated clinical efficiency.


License(s)/Certification(s):  Current licensure in good standing to practice as a Registered Nurse in Illinois. Must apply within 90 days for licensure in Iowa. Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BSL) certification as outlined per policy. Must possess and maintain Crisis Intervention Prevention training or obtain within six (6) months from date of hire. 


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of the nursing care required for patients throughout the age continuum.vAbility to use the nursing process. Knowledge of teaching/learning theories. Ability to critically think, problem solve; plan, organize, and coordinate patient care activities. Ability to communicate effectively, orally, and in writing. Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English. Basic computer knowledge using word processing, spreadsheet, email and web browser.


Lifting Requirements: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


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