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Employment FAQ

What are some of the benefits of working at UnityPoint Health - Des Moines?

In addition to a dynamic workplace, UnityPoint Health - Des Moines offers a comprehensive benefits package. Some of the benefits in the package include: flexible work schedules, tuition reimbursement, a wellness program, generous vacation allotments, health care dependent care spending accounts, and medical and dental insurance plans. 

What types of health care plans does UnityPoint Health - Des Moines offer to full time and part time employees?

Core benefits that are paid by UnityPoint Health - Des Moines include life insurance as well as short-term and long-term disability insurance. UnityPoint Health - Des Moines also pays a majority of the optional medical and dental insurance plans for employees. There are two medical and two dental plans available your individual and family needs.

What types of benefits are available to my family members?

UnityPoint Health - Des Moines not only allows you to add your qualifying family members to your medical and dental insurance benefits, but also purchase life insurance for your family members at discounted rates. The Dependent Care Spending Account offers a way to reduce the cost of certain dependent care expenses, including child care, through pre-tax deduction.

I am interested in continuing my education. How can UnityPoint Health - Des Moines help me accomplish my goals?

UnityPoint Health - Des Moines offers a tuition reimbursement program and a variety of continuing education opportunities on campus.

I am looking for a career, not just a job. What type of long term benefits does UnityPoint Health - Des Moines offer employees?

UnityPoint Health - Des Moines offers a pre-tax retirement savings plan (401k), which allows employees to save toward their retirement by making pre-tax contributions to their individual accounts. Additionally, UnityPoint Health - Des Moines offers a generous match to employee contributions.

How do I apply?

Complete and submit our online application or fill out an application in person at the UnityPoint Health - Des Moines Human Resources department located at 1440 Pleasant Street, Suite B, Des Moines, IA.

What if I have other questions?

You can contact the UnityPoint Health - Des Moines Human Resources department by phone at 515-241-6313, 1-800-843-4522 or by email at

How do I obtain transcripts if I'm a graduate of the Iowa Methodist or Iowa Lutheran Schools of Nursing?

Transcripts for either the Iowa Lutheran or Iowa Methodist Schools of Nursing may be obtained by using the online request form or by contacting:

University of Iowa
Registrar's Office 319-335-0230
1 Jessup Hall
319-335-1999 (fax
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1316

If I'm a student, how can I find information about healthcare careers in general?

Information for high school and college students to help them plan for their future can be found in the Iowa Hospital Association website careers section.