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 full and part time EMT-B/Drivers for their ambulance service for all shifts. 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.

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 ins

Child Care Provider - Debbie Martin

Posted: 1/4/16319-293-3171  
Child Care Provider: Van Buren County Hospital Child Care Center has a full-time/part time position available. This position typically works 10 hour days 4 days per week. Previous experience working with children and good communication skills are 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 further information on this position contact Debbie Martin at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled.

Housekeeping - Julie Ludwig

Posted: 2/18/16319-293-3171  
Housekeeping - Part-Time This position is for a variety of shifts and requires working alternate weekends. 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 Julie Ludwig at 319-293-3171 for more information on these positions. EOE/AA Employer

Respiratory Therapist - Dixie Daugherty or Kathleen Miller

Posted: 6/27/16319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital has a full-time opening for an evening shift Respiratory Therapist. Applicants must be an Iowa licensed RCP. Individual must be willing to obtain EMT, ACLS, PALS, and NRP certifications. 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 or Kathleen Miller at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Food Service Worker - Chuck Cathey

Posted: 7/12/16319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital is looking for a part-time Food Service Worker. Applicants with prior dietary experience are preferred, but willing to train if otherwise qualified. This is approximately a 12 hours/week, part-time position which will include alternating weekends. 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 Chuck Cathey at 319-293-3171 for more information on this position. EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled.

Registered Radiologic Technologist - Betsy Caviness

Posted: 7/27/16319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital and Clinics have a position open for a Registered Radiologic Technologist. This position is a 10p-6:30a Monday-Thursday shift. This position will also work the holiday rotation. Interested applicants must be a registered radiologic technologist and have a valid Iowa Permit to practice. CT experience is preferred but not required. CT 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 further information on this position contact Betsy Caviness at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled.

Full-time Registered Nurse - Rhonda Fellows

Posted: 8/8/16319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital is currently seeking a FT RN to work a 12 hour shift and every other weekend. Med-Surg experience is preferred; must be willing to cross train to either the ED or OB department. Current Iowa RN license is 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 Rhonda Fellows at 319-293-3171. EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled


Full-time Registered Nurse - Rhonda Fellows

Posted: 8/8/16319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital is currently seeking a FT RN to work a 12 hour shift and every other weekend. Med-Surg experience is preferred; must be willing to cross train to the OR department. Current Iowa RN license is 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 Rhonda Fellows at 319-293-3171. EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Floor Technician/Housekeeper - Julie Ludwig

Posted: 8/9/16319-293-3171  
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. The successful applicant will maintain both carpeting and hard surface floors. Experience is floor care is preferred but not required. 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 Julie Ludwig at 319-293-3171 for more information on this position. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer/AA Employer.


FT Radiology Technician - Betsy Caviness

Posted: 8/9/16319-293-3171  
FT Radiology Technician - The candidate must be ARRT registered or registry eligible and have and Iowa permit to practice. The position is rotating shift of either, 6:30am-3pm or 8am-5:30pm Monday-Friday and will require some call and one week end a month. The technologist will also go into a holiday rotation. The candidate should have CT experience but is not required. This position may also require the technologist to obtain mammography certification. 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.

Parent Educator - Janet Phelps

Posted: 8/24/16319-293-3171  
Van Buren Parents as teachers is seeking a full time Parent Educator to provide in-home parent education & support services. A bachelorís degree in early childhood education is preferred; degree in related field with supervised experience working in the early childhood field may be substituted, or 4 yearsí experience in working with parents & children, from prenatal to kindergarten age, in a one-on-one and/or group setting. Candidate must possess effective interpersonal skills, strong communication skills, a good listener, ability to relate to people of diverse background, outgoing, empathetic, non-judgmental, and have the sensitivity to responds effectively to families and the community. Position offers flexible hours and good benefits. 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 Janet Phelps at 319-293-3171. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer/AA employer.

Patient and Insurance Billing Representative - Shari Davis or Theresa Dunkin

Posted: 8/24/16319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital is taking applications for a full-time Patient and Insurance Billing Representative. This position is primarily responsible for insurance and patient billing duties including patient collections or financial counseling and billing commercial carriers on all insurance accounts, both inpatient and outpatient, and/or billing of Medicare and Medicaid accounts. This position could also perform a variety of patient services including cashiering duties, insurance billing, financial counseling , collections, and balancing cash against receipts. Financial counseling duties include explaining financial requirements, investigating and recommending long term payment arrangements, and collections. 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 or to the address above. Please contact Shari Davis or Theresa Dunkin at 319-293-3171 for more information on this position. EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled