UnityPoint Health

Program Coordinator - PSR

Requisition ID
Behavioral Health Services - Non-Nursing
228 NE Jefferson Ave
5020 UnityPoint Health Methodist Medical Center
Shared Services - HSC
Scheduled Hours/Shift
M-F 1st
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits


Program Coordinator - PSR

Unity Place

Full-Time 40 hours/week, Benefitted

1st Shift, Monday-Friday


Under the general supervision of the Community Support Supervisor, the Psychosocial Rehabilitation Program Coordinator is an experienced clinician with a clear commitment to recovery-oriented care and strong communication and program development skills. The coordinator provides for key services such as screening potential clients for admission into the program, facilitating individual and group sessions, overseeing treatment planning and case review conferences in program. 


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!


Key Accountability

  • Functions as the primary QMHP in the PSR program.
  • Provides transportation to clients as clinically appropriate.

·         Creates, maintains, and revises PSR schedule as necessary

·         Coordinates with supervisor to create, maintain and revises manuals for program groups. 

·         Coordinates all aspects of the Psychosocial Rehabilitation Program (PSR) including: facilitating individual and group services to include, but not limited to, monitoring of daily activities, support to manage symptoms, skills training, advocacy for client’s rights and preferences, assistance accessing resources, coordination of services and care.

  • Provides psychoeducation and office-based behavioral health services for individuals meeting qualifications for the PSR program.

·         Completes assessments for program referrals to determine eligibility and complete ongoing assessments and treatment planning with clients once admitted to PSR. Requests consultation, where indicated, in a diligent and timely manner.

·         Provides crisis assessment and intervention services, completes safety plan with client, and follows up with client following crisis situation.  Coordinates with Emergency Response Service and other crisis service teams when clinically appropriate.

·         Maintains records in accordance with UnityPlace policies, as well as state and federal oversight agencies and accreditation agencies including Joint Commission, Medicaid, Medicaid Rehabilitation Option, Illinois Department of Public Health, and Commercial Insurances.



Key Accountability

·         Participates in PSR trainings, teleconferences, and project meetings arranged with DMH along with in-service and competency training.

  • Prepares special reports as needed on activities, and work group activities.

·         Meets clinical productivity standards.

  • Meets compliance standards for all documentation and clinical charts.



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, Joint Commission, 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 UnityPlace 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.





Master's degree in counseling and guidance, rehabilitation counseling, social work, education, vocational counseling, psychology, pastoral counseling, family therapy, or related human service field.


Experience working with individuals with co-occurring disorders.






1 or more years of experience providing service to individuals with a severe and         persistent behavioral health needs.

Facilitating groups






Valid driver’s license








Ability to delegate wisely, exercise good judgment, maintain good interpersonal relationships, adapt to change, evaluate critically and think creatively. Individual will demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care to clients with severe and persistent mental illnesses.  Individual will demonstrate effective written and verbal skills allowing communication with physicians, co-workers, other clinic/hospital personnel, as well as the public.  Position requires good organizational skills.






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




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