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UnityPoint Health Director of Nursing - Kingston Hill in Cedar Rapids, Iowa


Area of Interest: Behavioral Health – Nursing;

FTE/Hours per pay period: 1.0;

Department: Residential Care;

Shift: Monday – Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm, on call responsibilities, 40 hours per 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, Iowa.

This RN would be a compassionate individual who desires to provide support and guidance to individuals in mental health recovery and the team which supports those individuals. The Director of Nursing will be responsible for the overall supervision of direct care services within the facility.

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.

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  • 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.

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

  • Responsible for the hiring, orientation, ongoing training, scheduling and direct supervision of direct care staff.

  • Participate in the referral and admission process for individuals seeking RCF services and ensure all aspects of the admission process are completed.

  • Implement mental health and primary care services as ordered by primary care provider and/or psychiatrist and consult with either as the need arises.

  • Assist in the development of person-centered plans and ensure implementation of plans to ensure maximum resident outcomes and documentation of outcomes of treatment interventions.

  • Provide support within the scope of practice to residents experiencing psychosocial crisis.

  • Screen residents for suicidal/homicidal ideation and provides appropriate intervention to maintain patient safety.

  • Assist in the discharge planning process for residents. Ensure all required components of discharge are completed.

  • Responsible for adhering to requirements of the Department of Inspections and Appeals and the Department of Human Services as it pertains to RCF services.

  • Oversight of emergency plans and infection control program for the facility.

  • Attend meetings, patient conferences, planning sessions, related to quality assurance, patient care, and other related topics within the facility.

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



Must possess a current registered nurse license for the State of Iowa


Minimum of two years’ experience in psychiatric care. Previous management experience preferred. Iowa Driver’s License Required.

Requisition ID: 2023-131361

Street: 202 12th St NW

Name: 1040 Abbe, Inc.

Name: Residential Care-Kingston Hill

FLSA Status: Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday - Friday, rotating on call, 40 hours/week

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