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

Network Director - Information Technology Department

Posted: 7/25/13Chris McEntee319-293-3171  
SUMMARY
Van Buren County Hospital is looking for a full time Network Director to oversee our HRSA grant and work as a team member in our Information Technology Department. This position directs the day to day operations of the network, is responsible for completion of network work plan projects, works with network member staff to accomplish network goals, oversees the network budget, complies with any reporting requirements for the network grant, works on sustainability of the network, supports EHR users, database administration, data reporting, troubleshooting, and various other duties.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Evaluate and/or recommend purchases of computers, network hardware, peripheral equipment, and software; for our net

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.

Polysomnographic Tech - Dixie Daugherty or Susan Huff

Posted: 7/8/14319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital’s Respiratory Care Department has a part–time opening for a Polysomnographic Technician or Technologist. Part time work hours, flexible, adjusted to demand usually two or more nights per month. All applicants may obtain an employment application at VBCH, 304 Franklin St., Keosauqua, Iowa 52565 or online at www.vbch.org. Applications may be emailed to or sent to the above address. For information on this position contact Dixie Daugherty/Susan Huff at 319-293-3171. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer/AA Employer.

Full time CMA/LPN - William Cline

Posted: 9/26/14319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital has an opening for a full time CMA/LPN. The qualified applicant will have previous clinic experience. EPIC training is a plus. 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 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.


Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) - Gary Debner

Posted: 11/21/14319-293-3171  
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.

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

Employment Support Services - Janet Phelps

Posted: 1/7/15319-293-3171  
Van Buren County Hospital has a part-time position (18 to 24 hrs) providing employment support services to people with disabilities in Lee County. Must enjoy working with people, have a philosophy that people with disabilities have equal rights in the workplace, possess excellent communication/interpersonal skills. Must be willing to work some evenings & weekends. 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.

Physical Therapist Manager - Janna Cline or Kay Gabriel

Posted: 1/8/15319-293-3171  
Van Buren County is seeking a licensed physical therapist to fill the Physical Therapist Manager role which includes complete direction of the PT, OT, and Speech Therapy departments including supervision of personnel. This position will perform physical therapy to restore function and prevent disability, disease, injury, or loss of body parts. The qualified individual must be able to assesses, develop and administer a treatment plan for patients in both an inpatient and outpatient setting. Must be licensed within in the state of Iowa. 3-5 years clinical experience preferred. For information on this position, contact Janna Cline or Kay Gabriel at 319-293-3171. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer/AA employer.

Facility Maintenance Manager - Janna Cline

Posted: 1/8/15319-293-3171  
VBCH has a full-time Facility Maintenance Manager position available. The primary responsibility is to develop, implement and administer a program to maintain hospital buildings, grounds and equipment; and to procure or generate all utilities and their distribution systems. Must have strong general maintenance, plumbing, electrical and HVAC background. Certification in each of these areas is preferred or the successful applicant must be willing to obtain all certifications.
This position reviews and recommends approval of plans for construction, advises on structural changes, additions or modifications to buildings and acts as a liaison between contractors, architects, engineers and suppliers. This position administers the preventive maintenance program for the Hospital. The candidate may also be required to assist and drive for ambulance transfers. Weekend and daily call for plant operations and ambulance will be shared with other staff members. 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 Janna Cline at 319 293 3171 for more information on this position. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer/AA employer.

Facility Inpatient/Outpatient Coder - Nicki Myers

Posted: 1/23/15319-293-3171  
Van Buren County hospital has an opening for one full-time facility inpatient/outpatient coder. The qualified applicants will review inpatient and outpatient electronic clinical documentation and diagnostic results, as appropriate, to extract data and apply appropriate ICD-9-CM, CPT-4 codes. Duties will include assigning professional service codes for billing and entering charges on various account types.. This position will be able to resolve error reports associated with the billing processes, identify and report error patters, and when necessary, assist in development and implementation of work flow changes to reduce billing errors. RHIT or CCS certification status is required, ICD-10 training preferred but not mandatory, and one year on-the-job experience is required. 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 Nicki Myers at 319-293-3171 for more information on this position. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer/AA employer.