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.

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.

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. This part-time position is for 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

CNA's - Kay Gabriel

Posted: 7/31/15319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital is seeking a part time CNAís 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

Paramedics -Weekend Package - Dan Wells

Posted: 9/15/15319-293-3171  
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. One 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

RN's - Weekend Packages - Kay Gabriel

Posted: 9/15/15319-293-3171  
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 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.

CMA/LPN - Debbie Roe

Posted: 1/15/16319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital has an opening for 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 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. Applications may be submitted to the address above or emailed to EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled