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

Registered Nurse (RN) Exceptions - Rhonda Fellows

319-293-8702  
Van Buren County Hospital is currently seeking 2 full-time, night-shift, 12 hour and every other weekend Registered Nurse (RN) Exceptions for the Emergency Department. Responsible for the emergency nursing evaluation and care for acutely ill and injured patients including participation in 911 calls, transfers, etc. Valid and current RN license with concurrent paramedic or paramedic exception in Iowa, ED experience preferred. Must have current ACLS, PALS and TNCC or completion of TNCC within 6 months of hire. .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 319-293-8702. EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Parents as Teachers & Job Opportunities Manager - Debbie Randolph

319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital is seeking to hire a full time manager for their Parents as Teachers and Job Opportunities Programs. The position is responsible for the daily and overall program management, compliance of program operations and activities, and obtaining of grants. Applicant must be a professional person, with the ability to effectively engage various organizations and stakeholders.
Responsibilities include: writing, implementing, analyzing, and monitoring various grants, plans, and reports; completing and monitoring budgets; develop, review, and implement department-specific policies and procedures; assess program performance and contractual agreements; and supervise multiple staff.
The candidate must have good organizational and leadership skills, attention to detail, able to meet deadlines and multi-tasking skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to resolve problems.
A bachelor’s degree in Management, Human Resource or related field with 5 years’ management experience is preferred. Contact Debbie Randolph at Van Buren County Hospital (319-293-3171 ext. 8728) or with any questions. Applications may be obtained on line at www.vbch.org or in person. Applications may be mailed to Van Buren County Hospital Attention: Human Resources, 304 Franklin Street, Keosauqua, IA 52565 or submitted by e-mail at EOE/AA Employer.

Family Practice Physician - Ray Brownsworth

319-293-3171  
Family Practice Physicians
(OB Practice at Physicians’ Discretion-OB/GYN on Staff)
Starting Salary $250000 depending on experience and credentials
Benefits Include:
• Four-day work week
• $50,000 Sign on bonus
• $100,000 Student Loan Repayment
(with possible Federal Assistance)
• Longevity Bonus $5,000 after 1 year up to $15,000 after 3 years
• Six weeks PTO/CME

Job Coach - Janet Phelps

319-293-3171  
Job Coach: Van Buren Job Opportunities is seeking career-minded applicants who desire a challenging and rewarding position as an Employment Specialist/Job Coach helping people with disabilities maintain community employment. This is a full-time position with benefits, including mileage reimbursement. All applicants must complete a VBCH 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 Janet Phelps at 319-293-8701. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled.

EMT-B/Drivers - Dan Wells

319-293-3171  
EMT-B/Drivers - Van Buren County Hospital Ambulance is seeking EMT-B/Drivers for their ambulance service for a PRN (as needed) position. Hours may vary to accommodate workflow. 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 Dan Wells at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Paramedic - Dan Wells

319-293-3171  
Paramedic - Van Buren County Hospital is seeking a Paramedic for a PRN (as needed) position. Hours may vary to accommodate workflow. Must be an Iowa Paramedic or Paramedic Specialist. One 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 Dan Wells at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

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