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.

Clinical Laboratory Staff Technologist - Karen Weatherall

Posted: 5/29/14319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital has a part time position available for a clinical laboratory staff technologist. 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.

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 all shifts in their Med-Surg unit. Full and Part Time positions with flexible hours and every other weekend. Must be willing to cross train to either the OR, OB and 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.


RN with OB Experience - Kay Gabriel or Mavadene Kennedy

Posted: 12/4/14319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital is seeking a full or part time RN with OB experience to help staff their OB department. Candidate must be willing to cross-train to the Med-Surg unit. 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 or Mavadene Kennedy 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.

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) - Gray Debner

Posted: 3/3/15319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital has a full-time opening for a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA). This position provides treatment to children and adults of all ages with disabilities, injuries, and illness under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist. The qualified position must be able to assist patients in carrying out daily activities, help patients with poor social skills and learning disabilities, teach patients how to use special equipment to assist with daily function, and collaborate with the Occupational Therapist to establish a rehabilitation plan. 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 Gary Debner at 319-293-3171. 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.

RN Utilization/Regulatory Readiness Coordinator - Kay Gabriel

Posted: 4/22/15319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital is looking for a full-time RN Utilization/Regulatory Readiness Coordinator. This job involves pre-certification authorizations, daily review of patientsí charts, discharge planning and coordination of medical care. Regulatory readiness involves knowledge of state and federal rules and regulations for hospital licensure to help ensure compliance and readiness for regulatory surveys. 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 at 319-293-3171 for more information on this position. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer/AA Employer.

Food Service Worker - Chuck Cathey

Posted: 4/29/15319-293-3171  
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.

Housekeeper for the Bonaparte Medical Clinic - Julie Ludwig

Posted: 5/4/15319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital has a part-time housekeeper for the Bonaparte Medical Clinic. Clinic cleaning will occur when the clinic is closed. This position is responsible for the daily cleaning and housekeeping of the hospital including dusting, trash removal, vacuuming and cleaning of the restroom facilities. All qualified applicants may obtain an employment application at VBCH, 304 Franklin St., Keosauqua, IA 52565 or on line 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.