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UnityPoint Health RN or LPN-Mental Health Unit in Waterloo, Iowa

LPN or RN - Mental Health Unit

Allen Hospital, Waterloo, IA

Full-time, 7am-7pm with every 3rd weekend

The MHU is a 21-bed adult inpatient unit accepting a wide range of diagnoses from depression and anxiety to schizophrenia and behavioral disturbances. All of our rooms are private and monitored 24/7 by camera. We follow a multidisciplinary team approach for each patient. The care team includes: psychiatrist, ARNP, RN, social work/mental health counselors, discharge navigator, occupational therapy services, patient care techs and safety techs.

  • To assess, plan, implement, and evaluate nursing care at Registered Nurse skill level, in collaboration with the Medical Plan of Care, with a minimum of assistance.

  • To function as primary care leader, associate, or charge nurse so that optimum quality of patient care is maintained according to the philosophy and objectives of Allen Hospital.

  • To exercise accountability responsibility, authority, autonomy, and act as a role model and resource person with expanded theory and expertise.

  • Current LPN or RN license in the state of Iowa or meets criteria established by Iowa Board of Nursing.

  • Minimum of Associates Degree in Nursing or completion of LPN program required

  • Ability to plan, assess, implement, and evaluate the nursing care delivered to a group of patients.

  • Ability to assume responsibility for personal and professional growth. Able to meet the physical demands on file in the Human Resources Department.

Why UnityPoint Health? 

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members. 

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

Requisition ID: 2023-136688

Street: 1825 Logan Ave

Name: 2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital

Name: Gen Behavioral Hlth-MH- Logan

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.9

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Full-time Days, 7am-7pm with every 3rd weekend.

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