Employment Opportunities

Van Buren County Hospital and Medical Clinics is a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital with six Rural Health Clinics located in scenic Van Buren County. The hospital is affiliated with University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) and hosts 15 specialty clinics on a monthly basis. The hospital was designated by UIHC as its Southeast Iowa Heart Center and is the first hospital in the state to host a UIHC teledermatology clinic.

The county has many opportunities for outdoor activities, such as camping, hiking, fishing and scenic drives. Lacey-Keosauqua State Park, Iowa’s largest state park, and Shimek Forest, Iowa's largest state-owned forest, are both located in Van Buren County.

The county consists of several towns known as the “Villages of Van Buren.” Keosauqua, the county seat, boasts the oldest courthouse in continuous use in Iowa. Homes and buildings listed on the national register of historic places can be found throughout the county. Bonaparte was one of five winners nationwide of the "Great American Main Street Award.” Many antique and craft shops operate throughout the Villages. Several artists and craftspersons have their studios here.

Van Buren County offers a safe, friendly, affordable place to live that is only four hours from St. Louis and five from Chicago. Fairfield, Iowa, 20 miles to the north, offers cultural experiences in art and music sponsored by the local college.

Van Buren County Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaintfilingcust.html or at any USDA office, or call (866)632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202)690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Please send resumes to: Van Buren County Hospital - 304 Franklin - Keosauqua, IA 52565

Group Meeting Coordinator - Melissa Daugherty

319-293-3171  
Van Buren Parents as Teachers is seeking career-minded applicant for a part-time position as a Group Meeting Coordinator. This individual will provide family education and support through group meeting model to educate and empower parents of children ages 0-5 years of age in Van Buren County. Must be able to plan, implement, coordinate, facilitate and report each group meeting. For questions please call Melissa Daugherty at 319-293-8701. Apply on line at vbch.org or in-person at Van Buren County Hospital, Keosauqua, IA E.O.E./AA Employer


Registered Nurse Full-time Nights - Rhonda Fellows

319-293-8702  
Van Buren County Hospital has an opening for a full-time RN to work 12 hour (6 shifts per pay period) nights every other weekend on the Med-Surg Unit. Current Iowa license required. Previous experience preferred. All applicants may obtain an employment application at VBCH, 304 Franklin St., Keosauqua, IA 52565 or online at www.vbch.org. Applications may be emailed to or sent to the above address. For information on this position, contact Rhonda Fellows at 319-293-8702. EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Paramedic Weekend Package - Kyle DaVolt or Dan Wells

319-293-3171  
Paramedic – Position available for a full-time weekend package to work 12 hour day shifts, four out of five weekends. Must be an Iowa Paramedic. One year experience is preferred. All applicants may obtain an employment application at VBCH, 304 Franklin St., Keosauqua, IA 52565 or online at www.vbch.org. Applications may be emailed to or sent to the above address. For further information on this position contact Kyle DaVolt/Dan Wells at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled. *New Pay Scale*

Family Practice Physician - Ray Brownsworth

319-293-3171  
Family Practice Physicians
(OB Practice at Physicians’ Discretion-OB/GYN on Staff)
Starting Salary $250000 depending on experience and credentials
Benefits Include:
• Four-day work week
• $50,000 Sign on bonus
• $100,000 Student Loan Repayment
(with possible Federal Assistance)
• Longevity Bonus $5,000 after 1 year up to $15,000 after 3 years
• Six weeks PTO/CME

EMT-B/Drivers - Dan Wells

319-293-3171  
EMT-B/Drivers - Van Buren County Hospital Ambulance is seeking EMT-B/Drivers for their ambulance service for a PRN (as needed) position. Hours may vary to accommodate workflow. All applicants may obtain an employment application at VBCH, 304 Franklin St., Keosauqua, IA 52565 or online at www.vbch.org. Applications may be emailed to or sent to the above address. For further information on this position contact Dan Wells at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled


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