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

Full-time Lead Maintenance Worker - Jerry Fuller

Posted: 10/22/15319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital is seeking a full-time Lead Maintenance Worker. This position is responsible for the operation and maintenance of all hospital structures, plant components, utilities, sanitary systems, refrigeration and HVAC systems, communications system, and security. 3-5 years of Healthcare maintenance is required. Advanced certification in one or more area 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 further information on this position please contact Jerry Fuller at 319 293 3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled.

Respiratory Therapist - Dixie Daugherty or Kathleen Miller

Posted: 11/2/15319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital has a full-time opening for a Respiratory Therapist. Primary shift will be evenings and will cover every third weekend and alternating holiday. 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

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 for 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

Laboratory Receptionist/Phlebotomist - Karen Weatherall

Posted: 2/26/16319-293-3171  
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. This position would work approximately 3-5 hours daily, and fill-in as needed. Hours may vary. 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 Karen Weatherall at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled.

Full-time Evening Housekeeping - Julie Ludwig

Posted: 3/1/16319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital has a full-time, evening housekeeping position open. 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.

Full-time Food Service Worker - Chuck Cathey

Posted: 3/14/16319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital is looking for a full-time Food Service Worker. Applicants with prior dietary experience are preferred, but willing to train if otherwise qualified. The successful applicant must be willing to work varied shifts including early mornings, evenings, weekends and Holidays. 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. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer/AA Employer.

Full-time LPN or RN - Debbie Roe

Posted: 3/15/16319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital has an opening for a full-time LPN or RN for our Birmingham Rural Health Clinic for 3 twelve hour days including Mon, Tues, and Wed with the occasional Saturday. The qualified applicant will have previous clinic experience. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Deb Roe 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

Patient Financial Coordinator - Shari Davis

Posted: 3/23/16319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital is seeking a full time Patient Financial Coordinator. The primary responsibility for this position is to plan the coordination and supervision of the fully integrated credit and collection process, so that the hospital can collect outstanding balances for which the patient is directly responsible. Coordinate the activities of his/her section with admitting and is responsible for the admission deposit policy, patient financial counseling, referrals of accounts to collection agencies and recommendations for bad debt write offs. 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 please contact Shari Davis at 319 293 3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled.

Housekeeper - Julie Ludwig

Posted: 3/25/16319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital & Clinics (VBCH) is looking for a full-time, day shift housekeeper which includes every other weekend. The successful applicant will manage and order supplies and equipment in addition to cleaning throughout the hospital. All interested applicants must complete a VBCH application which can be found at www.vbch.org or at the VBCH front desk. You may mail applications to the HR Department, 304 Franklin Street, Keosauqua, Iowa 52565 or email to . For questions regarding this position, please call Julie Ludwig at 319-293-3300. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Weekend Radiology Technologist - Betsy Caviness

Posted: 4/20/16319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital has an immediate opening for an every other weekend radiology technologist. The successful applicant will work a 10 hour shift on Friday, and 12 hour shifts on Saturday and Sunday and be on call during those days. All applicants must be registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist and licensed to practice in the State of Iowa. 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.

Patient and Insurance Billing Representative - Theresa Dunkin or Shari Davis

Posted: 4/26/16319-293-3171  
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 ma