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

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.

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

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.

Child Care Provider - Debbie Martin

Posted: 7/15/15319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital Child Care Center has a part-time position available for a responsible, detail oriented, positive, and nurturing individual to work as part of our team providing care for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years of age. The hours for this position vary each 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 on-line at www.vbch.org. Applications may be mailed 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

Lobby Receptionist - Debra Roe

Posted: 7/15/15319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital has an opening for a full time Lobby Receptionist. The qualified applicant will be professional with enhanced people skills to allow them to perform duties which will include greeting visitors of the hospital, fielding telephone calls, and scheduling appointments. 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 EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled.

RN Special Nursing Projects Coordinator - Kay Gabriel

Posted: 7/15/15319-293-3171  
This is a part-time position, 2 days per week. Requires 5 years clinical experience as an RN. All applicants may obtain an employment application on line at www.vbch.org or at VBCH, 304 Franklin St., Keosauqua, IA 52565. Applications may be emailed to or sent to the above address. For information on this position, contact Kay Gabriel at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Patient and Insurance Billing Representative - Theresa Dunkin

Posted: 7/29/15319-293-3171  
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, from cashiering duties to insurance billing to financial counseling or collections to 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 the address above or emailed to Please contact Theresa Dunkin at 319-293-3171 for more information on this position. EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Assistant Daycare Director - Debbie Martin

Posted: 7/31/15319-293-3171  
The Van Buren County Hospital Child Care Center has a full-time position available for a responsible, detailed oriented, positive and nurturing individual to work as a part of our team as an Assistant Daycare Director. As well as providing care for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years of age, the applicant will be responsible for assisting the Director, supervising staff, and helping ensure the smooth function of the child care center. Other duties include scheduling, record keeping, billing, and reports for state regulated programs. The hours for this position may vary each week. Previous experience working with children and good communication skills are required. 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 Debbie Martin at 319-293-3300. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

CNA's - Kay Gabriel

Posted: 7/31/15319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital is seeking a part time CNA’s to work on their 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 further information on this position contact Kay Gabriel at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Scribe - William Cline

Posted: 7/31/15319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital has a full time opening for a Scribe for our Rural Health Clinics. The qualified applicant will have previous clinic and dictation experience with a great knowledge of medical terminology. 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 William Cline at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled.

Housekeeper - Day Shift - Julie Ludwig

Posted: 7/31/15319-293-3171  
Housekeeper
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