2015 Frontline Worker Champion: UnityPoint Health

A leader in Iowa’s health care market, UnityPoint Health has created a culture of advancement and development while providing quality care to their patients for more than 100 years. Due to their on-site and employee-centered training and mentoring, their diverse training programs, and their success in growing their workforce’s wages, UnityPoint Health in Des Moines, Iowa is a 2015 Frontline Health Care Worker Champion.

UnityPoint Health’s training programs had a 97% completion rate in 2013 and training participation has doubled every year since 2010.

Working with the National Fund collaborative, Central Iowa Works, UnityPoint provides training for key industry certificates through its Workforce Training Academy, managerial development through its Breakthrough to Leadership program, and career coaching through its in-house Retention Specialist. By offering employees a diverse range of training programs and learning opportunities, UnityPoint is focused on flexibly addressing the training needs and skills development of each employee.