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UnityPoint Health Unit Coordinator/Patient Care Tech-Mental Health in Waterloo, Iowa

UnityPoint - Allen Hospital

Hours: 1500-2330; 1 Shift a week preferrably every Friday evening

Mental Health Unit

The Unit Coordinator/Patient Care Technician is responsible for performing general secretarial/ receptionist and clerical duties, for administering direct patient care and performing other duties deemed necessary to ensure quality patient care, under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse.

  • Assists in meeting patient’s physical and emotional needs

  • Observes patient condition and reports immediately to RN of any untoward signs, symptoms or unusual occurrences are present. Observation is done in person or via camera monitoring system.

  • Provides safe, economical, and efficient care. Maintains vigilance over patients, taking necessary safety precautions.

  • Assists in maintaining that patient rooms are neat and orderly with clear walk-in area.

  • Coordinates group activities for the patients.

Completion of nursing assistant or equivalent course.

Six months of nursing assistant experience. Internal applicants within UPH-Allen, in good standing, with one year of hospital experience will be considered.

This position does not get reported with Direct Care Workers (DCW).


1-2 years of mental health or nursing assistant experience

Willing to take a Student Nurse Tech

Requisition ID: 2021-90416

Street: 1825 Logan Ave

Name: 2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital

Posting Minimum: USD $15.20/Hr.

Name: Gen Behavioral Hlth-MH- Logan

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.2

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 3:00pm-11:30pm

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