Employment Opportunities

Van Buren County Hospital and Medical Clinics is a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital with five 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.

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 Street- Keosauqua, IA 52565

Medical Technologist - Heidi Tosh

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Van Buren County Hospital & Clinics (VBCH) is has a full-time medical laboratory technologist position available. Perform various laboratory tests in the departments of Hematology, Chemistry, Blood Banking and Serology. Perform routine and special laboratory testing, recording and reporting of test results especially critical or alert values within an established turn-around time. Perform specimen collection, handling, processing and testing following established procedures. Perform instrument preventive maintenance, and/or calibrations. Perform daily quality control and proficiency testing. Be on call rotation and weekend on call rotation. A Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology with one (1) year hospital clinical laboratory experience is preferred. This is a full-time position with benefits. 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 Heidi Tosh at 319-293-8718. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

PAT Group Meeting Coordinator/Job Coach - Melissa Daugherty

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Van Buren County Parents as Teachers is seeking a Group Meeting Coordinator for 20 hours a week and Job Opportunities is seeking a job coach for 12 hours a week. This is a full-time, 32 hours a week position. Includes benefits, such as IPERS and health insurance. Also includes mileage reimbursement. The position requires good communication skills, organization skills and ability to work independently. The job coach position will work to support individuals with disabilities to maintain their employment in the community. 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 Melissa Daugherty at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Full-time evening housekeeping - Julie Ludwig

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HOUSEKEEPING – Full-time evening housekeeping position. This position requires working every third weekend. Updated pay scale. 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.

RN Emergency Department PRN - Tanya Harness or Kasha Kite

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Van Buren County Hospital is seeking a PRN Registered Nurse for the Emergency Department to join our team! This role will provide patient care to all ages, serve as a patient advocate and work closely with EMS staff, ancillary and support staff. Willingness to obtain RN exception. Valid and current RN license in Iowa. ED experience preferred. VBCH offers great benefits including IPERS! 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 Tanya Harness or Kasha Kite at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Full-time Paramedic - William Cline or Tanya Harness

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Van Buren County Ambulance is seeking a full-time paramedic. We are a hospital based ambulance service that assist with patient care in the ER. The primary schedule is three 12 hour shifts per week with weekend coverage as needed. Must be an Iowa Paramedic. One-year experience preferred, but not required. VBCH Ambulance is a progressive ambulance service with protocols for RSI, TXA and Ketamine Prehospital. Wage range is $18.93 to 25.46 per hour. Special protection class IPERS, uniform allowance, and in-house continuing education provided with allowances for external CEU’s and also a call bonus. 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 Please contact William Cline at 319-293-8709 or Tanya Harness at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

ED Advanced Care Provider - Kasha Kite or Dr William Felegi

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ED Advanced Care Provider - Van Buren County Hospital is looking for per diem Advanced Care Provider (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) to cover the Emergency Department (ED). The ACP also functions in a Hospitalist capacity for the Medical/Surgical Floor with co-management via telemedicine from UIHC Hospitalist as needed. 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 Kasha Kite or Dr. William Felegi at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disable

Respiratory Therapist -PRN - Kathleen Miller

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Van Buren County Hospital is seeking a Respiratory Therapist to work PRN in our Cardiopulmonary Rehab Department. A successful applicant must maintain a current Iowa RCP license, BLS, and ACLS. 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 Kathleen Miller at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled.

CNA PRN - Kasha Kite or Haley Brewington

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Van Buren County Hospital has an opening for a PRN CNA. This position is on an as needed basis on the Med-Surg Unit.Current certification required. Previous experience 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 Kasha Kite or Haley Brewington at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

PRN Registered Nurse - Kasha Kite or Haley Brewington

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Van Buren County Hospital has an opening for a PRN Registered Nurse. This position is on an as needed basis on the Med-Surg Unit. Shifts are variable between 7am-7pm, and 7pm-7am. Previous experience 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 emailed to or sent to the above address. For information on this position, contact Kasha Kite or Haley Brewington at 319-293-3171. EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled.

Advanced Care Provider - Mindy Cormier

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Van Buren County Hospital has an opening for an Advanced Care Provider (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) to cover the Sunday Clinic at our Keosauqua Medical Clinic location. 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 Mindy Cormier at 319-293-3171. EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Respiratory Therapist. - Kathleen Miller

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Van Buren County Hospital has an opening in the Respiratory Care Department as a full–time Respiratory Therapist. Primary shift will be evenings Monday thru Friday and occasional day, with alternating weekends and holidays. Applicant must be Iowa licensed RCP. Individual must be willing to obtain ACLS, PALS, and NRP. Benefit package, generous shift differential and Sunday pay. 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 Kathleen Miller at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled.

EMT/Paramedic - Kasha Kite or Tanya Harness

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EMT/Paramedic - Van Buren County Hospital Ambulance is seeking an EMT or Paramedic 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 Kasha Kite or Tanya Harness at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled


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