UnityPoint Health

Assistant Manager Residential

Requisition ID
Leadership - Non-Nursing
1421 Valle Vista
5430 UP Tazwood Mental Health Center
Supervised Residential
Scheduled Hours/Shift
First Shift 8-4:30
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits


Assistant Manager Residential

UnityPlace-Adams Street

Full-Time 40 hours/week, Benefitted

1st Shift, 8a-4:30p


The Residential Assistant Manager is responsible for assisting in the administration and oversight of daily operations at all UnityPlace residential locations designed for adults with chronic mental illness.  Additionally, the Assistant Manager provides supervision and support to both residential staff and consumers in the residential programs.


About UnityPoint Health - UnityPlace:

UnityPoint Health - UnityPlace is proud to offer the most comprehensive addiction and mental health services in the Peoria, Illinois region to you and your family. UnityPlace was formed by the joining of UnityPoint Health®, Human Service Center and Tazwood Center for Wellness in April of 2019. UnityPlace is a new non-profit organization dedicated to meeting the growing behavioral health care needs of the community. Our compassionate and committed treatment team is comprised of many experts from psychiatry and addiction medicine. 

Our goal is to deliver comprehensive behavioral healthcare to optimize the patient's well-being. It is our privilege to partner with our patients on their journey of healing. 

As a member of the UnityPlace Team, our team members are eligible for a benefits package including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Retirement
  • Paid Time Off

Additional benefits are available, apply today to discuss our full benefits package!

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • 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 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/



Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Essential functions are the duties and responsibilities that are essential to the position (not a task list).  Do not include if less than 5% of work time is spent on this duty.  Be specific without giving explicit instructions on how to perform the task.  Do not include duties that are to be performed in the future.  Duties should be action oriented and avoid vague or general statements. 

% of Time


Key Accountability – Program Oversight and Administration

·         Actively participates in the planning and development of comprehensive residential services, budgets, policies and standards.

·         Works effectively as a key member of an interdisciplinary leadership team.

·         Assists Manager in ensuring expenses meet budget and assists in securing funding for residential services whenever possible.

·         Assists Manager in ensuring all agency and governmental regulations for residential services are met.

·         With the manager, regularly inspects the living environment at residential sites for compliance with health and safety requirements. Works with other agency departments to ensure residential sites are properly maintained.

·         Works with Manager to ensure all consumer medications are properly ordered, stored, and observed.

·         Works with Manager to develop and implement residential programming.

·         Works with manager to develop menus and purchase food items for selected residential sites.

·         Assists in the oversight and approval of transportation as needed.

·         Assists Manager with providing evening and weekend on-call availability for crises and staff support at all residential sites (both Peoria and Pekin locations).









Key Accountability – Staff Support and Supervision

·         Assists Manager with the hiring, orientation, training, evaluating and supervision of residential staff.

·         Helps develop and implement staff schedules to assure all sites have proper coverage according to shift needs to complete necessary consumer functions, such as dietary, housekeeping, dispensing of medications, etc.

·         Assists with promoting staff compliance with productivity standards, as well as ensuring accurate paperwork submission is completed in a timely manner.



Key Accountability – Consumer Support and Supervision

·         Oversees and provides case management/ skills training/ recovery services to residential consumers.

·         Coordinates residential consumers’ medical needs with case management/nursing staff.

·         Provides assessment and clinical documentation.

·         Responds appropriately to consumer crises.



Basic UPH Performance Criteria         

·         Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.

·         Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.

·         Demonstrates ability to work with mental health consumers in a positive, therapeutic manner.

·         Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.

·         Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.

·         Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse.  Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of administrative staff.  Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.





Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.



Bachelor’s Degree in behavioral health care or allied fields.

Master’s Degree



Four years of experience in healthcare or mental health services.




MHP (Mental Health Professional)

QMHP (Qualified Mental Health Professional)






Good verbal and written communication skills.


Computer skills


Collaboration skills


Strong analytical thinking and ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.


Excellent customer service skills


Compassion and empathy


Ability to appropriately manage and resolve issues.


Ability to plan, organize and direct the activities of others.


Ability to solve problems independently.


Ability to motivate others as individuals and as a group.


Ability to establish rapport and demonstrate courteous, respectful and caring behavior towards clients, family members, staff, and outside contacts.


Knowledge and adherence to HIPAA and other state and federal laws and regulations.





Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.



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