Employment Opportunities

Van Buren County Hospital and Medical Clinics is a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital with five 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.

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 Street- Keosauqua, IA 52565

Clinic CMA/LPN - Mindy Cormier

319-293-3171  
Clinic CMA/LPN - Van Buren County Hospital & Clinics is seeking a full-time CMA/LPN for our rural health clinics. This is a 40 hour per week position Monday - Friday as well as Saturday morning rotation. Applicant would assist provider with patient care in our Keosauqua Clinic as well as rotating to an outlying clinic in Van Buren County. Applicant would also assist in the care of the specialty clinics at VBCH and also help with triage of patients. 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 Mindy Cormier at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled.

OPERATING ROOM/CENTRAL STERILIZING - Rhonda Fellows or Kasha Kite

319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital has a full-time position open for an RN in the Operating Room/Central Sterilizing . This job is an 8 hour day position. The candidate must have previous OR experience and requires flexibility for staffing when needed on the med surg and/or emergency department . If you are interested in joining our dynamic team of care providers at Van Buren County hospital please submit an application (they are available online or at the front desk of the hospital) or contact Rhonda Fellows at 319-293- 8702 or Kasha Kite at 319 -293- 8730 for more information. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled.

EMT - Kyle DaVolt

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EMT - Van Buren County Hospital Ambulance is seeking EMTs 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 Kyle Davolt or Dan Wells at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Full-time Weekend Package RN - Kyle DaVolt

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Van Buren County Hospital is currently seeking a full-time weekend package Registered Nurse (RN) Exceptions for the Emergency Department. This position would work 4 out of 5 weekends, including a premium wage rate, with 12 hour shifts. Responsible for the emergency nursing evaluation and care for acutely ill and injured patients including participation in 911 calls, transfers, etc. Valid and current RN license with concurrent paramedic or paramedic exception in Iowa, ED experience preferred. Must have current ACLS, PALS and TNCC or completion of TNCC within 6 months of hire. .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 hr@vbch

Registered Nurse Full-time Nights - Rhonda Fellows or Kasha Kite

319-293-3171  
Registered Nurse Full-time Nights - Van Buren County Hospital has an opening for a full-time RN to work night shift. This position is full-time, three 12 hour shifts per week and 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 or Kasha Kite at 319-293-3171. EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Performance Improvement Manager - Rhonda Fellows

319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital has an opening for a full time Performance Improvement Manager. This is a salaried position that works typically Monday through Friday. This person is responsible for VBCH’s Performance Improvement and Quality organizational wide efforts as well as serve as the Infection Preventionist and helps coordinate the dissemination of information related to Patient Satisfaction. Requirements are a registered nurse in the state of Iowa, preferably Bachelor’s prepared and preferably experience with Performance Improvement Management and/or Infection Prevention. 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 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled.

Full-time Advanced Care Provider - ED - Kyle DaVolt

319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital has an opening for a full-time Advanced Care Provider to cover the Emergency Department (ED). The ACP also functions in a Hospitalist capacity for the Medical/Surgical Floor with co-management via telemedicine from UIHC Hospitalist. This position would work 72 hours every other weekend. 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 Kyle Davolt at 319-293-3171. EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Child Care Provider - Debbie Martin

319-293-3300  
Van Buren County Hospital Child Care Center has a part-time position available. Full-time positions are 4, 10 hour days and includes benefits. Previous experience working with children and good communication skills are required. All applicants must complete a VBCH 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 Debbie Martin at 319-293-3300. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Ultrasound Technologist - Betsy Caviness

319-293-3171  
Ultrasound Technologist – Van Buren County Hospital & Clinics is seeking a full-time (80 hr) ultrasound technologist with no ultrasound call. The ultrasound technologist will be responsible for performing diagnostic sonographic procedures in a critical access hospital setting. This technologist will assist providers and radiologists with imaging procedures and perform exams according to the accepted protocols. Position qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent, ultrasound certifications in abdominal, ob/gyn, breast, vascular and cardiac. Graduate of an Accredited ultrasound program preferred, or current American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS). Graduate of an AMA Accredited Radiology program with ARRT or ARCT. State of Iowa permit to practice. Minimum 3 years’ experience. Possible sign-on bonus. 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 Betsy Caviness at 319-293-3171.EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled.

Floor Care Technician/Housekeeper - Julie Ludwig

319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital has a part-time Floor Technician/Housekeeper position available; 10 hours per week as a floor technician with additional hours as needed in housekeeping. Successful applicant will maintain both carpeting and hard surface floors. Experience in floor care 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 Julie Ludwig at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

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

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