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

Paramedic - Kay Gabriel or Dan Wells

Posted: 2/28/14319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital is seeking a Paramedic for a full or part-time position to work 12 hour shifts and every other weekend. All shifts available. Must be an Iowa Paramedic or Paramedic Specialist. On 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 Kay Gabriel/Dan Wells at 319-293-3171. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer/AA Employer.

EMT-B/Drivers - Kay Gabriel or Dan Wells

Posted: 10/7/14319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital Ambulance is seeking EMT-B/Drivers for their ambulance service for all shifts. Part-time positions available. 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 Kay Gabriel/Dan Wells at 319-293-3171. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer/AA Employer.

RN - Kay Gabriel

Posted: 11/10/14319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital has openings for RNs on 7pm to 7am shift. Full time position including every other weekend. Must be willing to cross train to either the OR, OB or ED and have a current Iowa RN license. 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 Kay Gabriel at 319-293-3171. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer/AA employer.


Part-time Laboratory Receptionist/Phlebotomist - Karen Weatherall

Posted: 1/26/15319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital is taking applications for a part-time Laboratory Receptionist/Phlebotomist. The qualified applicant needs to have phlebotomy skills and basic secretarial skills including typing and computer entry. Duties include obtaining and processing blood specimens accurately and efficiently, greeting customers in a friendly manner, answering telephone promptly and courteously and maintaining files accurately. All qualified applicants may obtain an employment application at VBCH, 304 Franklin St, Keosauqua, IA 52565 or online at www.vbch.org. Applications may be submitted to the address above or emailed to Please contact Karen Weatherall at 319-293-3171 for more information on this position. This institution

RNís Weekend Package - Kay Gabriel or Rhonda Fellows

Posted: 2/4/15319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital is seeking RNís to work a weekend package which includes working 4 out of 5 weekends. Competitive compensation and benefits are included. Weekend package includes working 3- 12 hour shifts on either Friday, Saturday, and Sunday OR Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Med-Surg experience preferred but must be willing to cross train to either the ED or OB department. Must have a current Iowa RN license. All qualified applicants may obtain an employment application at VBCH, 304 Franklin St, Keosauqua, IA 52565 or online at www.vbch.org. Applications may be submitted to the address above or emailed to Please contact Kay Gabriel or Rhonda Fellows at 319-293-3171 for more information on this position. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer/AA employer.

Paramedics Weekend Package - Dan Wells

Posted: 2/4/15319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital is seeking Paramedics to work a weekend package which includes working 4 out of 5 weekends. Competitive compensation and benefits are included. Weekend package includes working 3- 12 hour shifts on either Friday, Saturday, and Sunday OR Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Must be an Iowa Paramedic or Paramedic Specialist. On year experience is preferred. All qualified applicants may obtain an employment application at VBCH, 304 Franklin St, Keosauqua, IA 52565 or online at www.vbch.org. Applications may be submitted to the address above or emailed to Please contact Dan Wells at 319-293-3171 for more information on this position. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer/AA employer.

PT Food Service/Laundry/Housekeeping - Debbie Randolph

Posted: 3/20/15319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital is hiring a part-time multi-trained worker to act as a Food Service/Laundry/Housekeeping worker. The successful candidate will be responsible to learn duties in each department and will work in different departments, on an as needed basis. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Debbie Randolph at 319-293-3171. All qualified applicants may obtain an employment application at Van Buren County Hospital, 304 Franklin St;, Keosauqua, IA 52565 or online at www.vbch.org . Applicants may be submitted to the address above or emailed to This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer/AA employer.

Full-time Respiratory Care - Dixie Daugherty

Posted: 5/29/15319-293-3171  
Full-time Respiratory Care position includes respiratory therapy and cardio-pulmonary rehab. Work hours includes 8, 10 or 12 hour days, rotating weekends and alternating holidays. Covering rotating call and must be within 30 minutes of the hospital. Could include some evening hours in the future. Applicant must be Iowa licensed RCP. Individual must be willing to train as an EMT, ACLS, PALS, and NRP. 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 Dixie Daugherty at 319-293-3171. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and em

CMA/LPN for our Rural Health Clinics - William Cline

Posted: 6/3/15319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital has an opening for a part time and a full time CMA/LPN for our Rural Health Clinics. The qualified applicant will have previous clinic experience. If you have any questions about this position, please contact William Cline at 319-293-3171. All qualified applicants may obtain an employment application at Van Buren County Hospital, 304 Franklin St;, Keosauqua, IA 52565 or online at www.vbch.org . Applicants may be submitted to the address above or emailed to . EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

FT Assistant Chief Nursing Officer - Kay Gabriel

Posted: 6/3/15319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital is currently seeking a FT Assistant Chief Nursing Officer. This position is primarily responsible for supervising the activities of nursing personnel in order to ensure the provision of nursing services. The ACNO regularly reviews patient care in an effort to determine its effectiveness in meeting established care and treatment goals, adherence to hospital and nursing policies and procedures and conformance with accepted nursing standards. Serves as a role model for VBCH core values and standards of behavior. Assumes administrative responsibility during the absence of the CNO. Requires BSN, MSN preferred or be willing to obtain within 3 years of hire. Current RN licensure in the state of Iowa. 5 years clinical experience and management experience required. 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 Kay Gabriel at 319-293-3171. EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Employment Specialist/Job Coach - Janet Phelps

Posted: 6/5/15319-293-3171  
Van Buren Job Opportunities is seeking career-minded applicants who desire a challenging and rewarding position as an Employment Specialist/Job Coach. Successful applicant would job coach people with disabilities to maintain community employment. FT & PT available w/some nights & weekends; w/ benefits. Reimbursable travel is required. Apply on line at vbch.org or in-person at Van Buren County Hospital, Keosauqua, IA E.O.E./AA Employer

Physical Therapy Clerical Aide - Doug Thompson

Posted: 6/18/15319-293-3171  
The Van Buren County Hospital Physical Therapy Department has an opening for a Clerical Aide position. The qualified applicant must have excellent computer skills as well as a friendly, outgoing personality with great customer service skills. Epic training is a plus however; the right candidate will be trained as needed. This is a steady paced environment that requires strong organizational skills and the ability to effectively communicate with patients and staff. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Doug Thompson at 319-293-3171. All qualified applicants may obtain an employment application at Van Buren County Hospital, 304 Franklin St, Keosauqua, IA 52565 or online at www.vbch.org . Applicants may be submitted to the address above or emailed to . EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Full time MLT or MT - Karen Weatherall

Posted: 6/26/15319-293-3171  
The successful applicant must have certification as an MT or MLT or equivalent and will be responsible for all aspects of clinical laboratory functions. A weekend package is a possibility. All qualified applicants may obtain an employment application at VBCH, 304 Franklin St, Keosauqua, IA 52565 or online at www.vbch.org. Please contact Karen Weatherall at 319-293-3171 for more information on this position. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer/AA Employer.