UnityPoint Health

Director Post Acute Care

Requisition ID
Leadership - Nursing
US-IA-Des Moines
1200 Pleasant St
3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines
Des Moines
Neuro/Rehab Admin
Scheduled Hours/Shift
M-F and as job requires; 40 hours/week
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits


Director Post Acute Care


Shift: M-F, 40 hours per week 

Benefits Eligible 


This position leads the acute inpatient Younker Rehabilitation teams on the IMMC and ILH campuses.  Is an advocate for the prevention of disability for persons with physical impairments and in successful reentry into community living.  Provides strategic vision and direction, defining and accomplishing stretch goals for the post-acute leadership team.  Demonstrates current knowledge to guide assigned leaders in managing the business aspects of services including operational budget and capital planning, ethical billing and revenue practices, and exceeding standards set by governmental regulations and accrediting bodies.  Acts as a consultant within UnityPoint Health and the community to advance the care of persons served through innovative use of resources across the continuum.


Choose a career that matters with UnityPoint Health – Des Moines! UnityPoint Health - Des Moines is a family of four hospitals including Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Blank Children’s Hospital and Methodist West Hospital. Our team members are the compassionate core of who we are and how we serve our patients and visitors every day.


Why UnityPoint Health? 

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members. 
  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. 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 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/ 




Responsible for creating a culture of innovation, learning, teamwork and professional practice, consistent with the mission, vision and values of Trinity Regional Medical Center. 


Must have an Associates Degree in Nursing, BSN preferred. A minimum of five years of progressive health care experience and leadership is required. Individuals with nursing degrees must have a current Iowa license; other disciplines must have appropriate license if required for their professional discipline.


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