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UnityPoint Health Activity Specialist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Area of Interest: Behavioral Health Services - Non-nursing;

FTE/Hours per pay period: 1.0;

Department: Residential Care - Kingston Hill;

Shift: 8a-4:30p (3 days per week) 10:30a-7p (2 days per week) and every other Sat 8a-4:30p; 40 hours/week

AbbeHealth Services - is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success.

Kingston Hill Residential Care Facility, is a subsidiary of AbbeHealth Services located in Cedar Rapids.

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience aculture 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.

Hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work at .


  • Is aware of department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (eg. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of department or administrative staff.

  • Purposefully conducts all aspects of the job in an ethical manner in support of the organization's commitment to ethical behavior in all areas of personal and professional activity.

  • Cultivates a safe, supportive and professional relationship with consumers with a chronic mental illness and/or other disabilities.

  • Participate in resident care through the development, planning, implementation and evaluation of each individual resident's care plan.

  • Coordinates therapeutic recreational activities to include volunteer, auxiliary and religious services as outlined by Department of Inspections and Appeals.

  • Leads in the development and facilitation of groups/activities program.

  • Provides 1:1 interaction with residents.

  • Documentation of goal progress and relevant personal interventions in an objective, clear and brief manner.

  • Demonstrates a positive cooperative attitude, flexibility, and a willingness to change to meet department goals.

  • Performs additional duties as may be assigned to ensure complete service to all customers.



Bachelor's degree in recreation therapy, human service or related field.


Two year's experience in human services field preferred.

Valid Drivers License Required.

Requisition ID: 2023-130933

Street: 202 12th St NW

Name: 1040 Abbe, Inc.

Name: Residential Care-Kingston Hill

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Rotating Daytime Hours, Two weekend shifts/month, 40 hours/week

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