UnityPoint Health

Registered Nurse

Requisition ID
228 NE Jefferson Ave
5420 UP Human Service Center
Psychiatric Services
Scheduled Hours/Shift
0800-1630, 40 hours per week. No holidays and weekends. M-F.
Work Remotely within the US
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits


Registered Nurse - UnityPlace
Psychiatric Services

Full-Time, Benefits 8am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday. No weekends or holidays. 40 hours per week



As a member of the interdisciplinary team, contributes professional nursing knowledge and skills in the provision and management of care to patients through the application of the nursing process.


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 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.


To provide high quality professional nursing are as a member of the healthcare team to the patient population served by the office.


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


Implements departmental nursing procedures and demonstrates nursing knowledge and skills by providing high quality comprehensive patient care in an ambulatory setting, appropriate to the age and needs of the patient served by the office.

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·         Coordinates and prioritizes patient care activities and flow of patient data.

·         Utilizes effective communication with office staff, providers, patients and their family members, as well as other external customers to ensure continuity of patient care

·         Maintains working knowledge of established policies and procedures within the organization as well as office specific policies and procedures

·         Works independently, effectively, and efficiently within established guidelines

·         Conducts appropriate assessments, observations and collections of data as well as evaluates, records and reports symptoms and patients’ progress

·         Assists and or performs prescribed procedures in compliance with provider’s orders

·         Conducts, performs, and labels appropriate laboratory tests

·         Completes job responsibilities in a professional, timely manner

·         Demonstrates technical knowledge of equipment and its use.


Coordinates patient care activities and the flow of patient information by effective communication with other office staff, providers, patients, families and a variety of healthcare agencies and appropriate documentation to ensure continuity of care

·         Demonstrates critical thinking in prioritizing patient care.

·         Possesses ability to communicate effectively with providers, staff and patients to assist in identifying and solving problems

·         Assists with orientation of new staff.

·         Conducts appropriate and timely documentation of patients’ concerns, problems and/or symptoms in medical record

·         Assists or performs prescribed treatments/procedures ordered by the provider to help with patient’s plan of care

·         Competent to perform all phases of procedural care

·         Assists in education and support of residents and students

·         Scheduled and pre-authorizes procedures


Provides patient education through application of teaching-learning principles appropriate to the age and needs of the patient population served by the office.

·         Utilizes appropriate resources to instruct patient and family

·         Demonstrates the knowledge and skills of age appropriate care

·         Assures information and data is indicative of the patient’s learning capabilities.

·         Interprets information relative to the age-specific needs of the patients


Ensures maintenance of therapeutic and teaching environment that promotes effective and cost efficient patient care.

·         Assists in education and support of resident providers/fellows.

·         Promotes a professional and congenial work environment

·         Conducts effective, efficient and timely telephone triage calls

·         Maintains a clean and safe therapeutic work environment by applying policies and principles related to care of environment, safety and infection control.

·         Assists in quality improvement

·         Participates in educational opportunities and meetings to enhance job skills and increase knowledge

·         Assumes leadership role by acting as a clinical resource person within the office setting 


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.

·         Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.

·         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 hospital administrative staff.  Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.



Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that required of the employee.  Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.


Demonstration of UPH Values and Standards of Behaviors

Consistently demonstrates UnityPoint Health’s values in the performance of job duties and responsibilities

Foster Unity:

·         Leverage the skills and abilities of each person to enable great teams.

·         Collaborate across departments, facilities, business units and regions.

·         Seek to understand and are open to diverse thoughts and perspectives.

Own The Moment: 


·         Connect with each person treating them with courtesy, compassion, empathy and respect

·         Enthusiastically engage in our work.

·         Accountable for our individual actions and our team performance.

·         Responsible for solving problems regardless of the origin.

Champion Excellence:

·         Commit to the best outcomes and highest quality.

·         Have a relentless focus on exceeding expectations.

·         Believe in sharing our results, learning from our mistakes and celebrating our successes.

Seize Opportunities:

·         Embrace and promote innovation and transformation.

·         Create partnerships that improve care delivery in our communities.

·         Have the courage to challenge the status quo.



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.





Associate’s Degree in Nursing.







1-3 years of experience with excellent interpersonal skills and strong clinical skills appropriate to the age and needs of patient population.

Prior experience in an ambulatory or medical office setting.






Current licensure in good standing as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.

Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 30 days of hire/start date.







Required English Skills
Basic reading skills
Basic writing skills
Basic oral skills

Communication Skills
Ability to respond appropriately to customer/co-worker
Interaction with a wide variety of people
Maintain confidential information
Ability to communicate only the facts to recipients or to decline to reveal information
Ability to project a professional, friendly, helpful demeanor

Computer Skills
Intermediate computer knowledge: Ability to troubleshoot minor problems within a Windows OS, operates within a network environment, uses spreadsheet, database, word processing and internet applications proficiently. Learns new applications without difficulty and is able to aid others in immediate work area with computer questions.






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

Work may occasionally require travel to other UPH facilities/hospitals.

Required to drive your own vehicle for business purposes.



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