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

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 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

Respiratory Therapist - Dixie Daugherty or Kathleen Miller

Posted: 6/27/16319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital has a full-time opening for an evening shift Respiratory Therapist. 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

Food Service Worker - Chuck Cathey

Posted: 7/12/16319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital is looking for a part-time Food Service Worker. Applicants with prior dietary experience are preferred, but willing to train if otherwise qualified. This is approximately a 12 hours/week, part-time position which will include alternating 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 Chuck Cathey at 319-293-3171 for more information on this position. EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled.

Full-time Registered Nurse - Rhonda Fellows

Posted: 8/8/16319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital is currently seeking a FT RN to work a 12 hour shift and every other weekend. Med-Surg experience is preferred; must be willing to cross train to either the ED or OB department. Current Iowa RN license 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 information on this position, contact Rhonda Fellows at 319-293-3171. EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled


Full-time Registered Nurse - Rhonda Fellows

Posted: 8/8/16319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital is currently seeking a FT RN to work a 12 hour shift and every other weekend. Med-Surg experience is preferred; must be willing to cross train to the OR department. Current Iowa RN license 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 information on this position, contact Rhonda Fellows at 319-293-3171. EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Parent Educator - Janet Phelps

Posted: 8/24/16319-293-3171  
Van Buren Parents as teachers is seeking a full time Parent Educator to provide in-home parent education & support services. A bachelorís degree in early childhood education is preferred; degree in related field with supervised experience working in the early childhood field may be substituted, or 4 yearsí experience in working with parents & children, from prenatal to kindergarten age, in a one-on-one and/or group setting. Candidate must possess effective interpersonal skills, strong communication skills, a good listener, ability to relate to people of diverse background, outgoing, empathetic, non-judgmental, and have the sensitivity to responds effectively to families and the community. Position offers flexible hours and good benefits. 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 Janet Phelps at 319-293-3171. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer/AA employer.

Maintenance Worker - Jerry Fuller

Posted: 9/7/16319-293-3171  
The Van Buren County Hospital is seeking a full time Maintenance Worker. The qualified applicant is responsible for general maintenance of the hospital and grounds. Duties for this position also include snow removal, lawn care, painting, and any renovations for the hospital and our 5 rural health clinics. The qualified applicant will also be able to organize work assignments, conform to health and safety regulations, and be flexible with work schedules as needed for the tasks. Applicant should have knowledge in pneumatics, hydraulics, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, boiler operations, knowledge of industrial equipment, and carpentry. Qualifications for this position include a valid Iowa driverís license, high school education or equivalent, and computer literate. 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 Jerry Fuller at 319-293-3171 for more information on this position. EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Housekeeper - Julie Ludwig

Posted: 9/16/16319-293-3171  
Internal Applicants Only - Van Buren County Hospital & Clinics (VBCH) is looking for a full-time, day shift housekeeper which includes every other weekend. The successful applicant will be responsible for 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 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled