Employment Opportunities

Van Buren County Hospital and Medical Clinics is a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital with fiour Rural Health Clinics located in scenic Van Buren County. The hospital is affiliated with MercyOne and hosts 10 specialty clinics on a monthly basis. 

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

Full-Time Paramedic - Tanya Harness or William Cline

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Van Buren County Hospital Ambulance is seeking a full-time paramedic or RN Exception. 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 minimal weekend coverage as needed. Must be an Iowa Paramedic or RN Excpetion. One-year experience preferred. VBCH Ambulance is a progressive ambulance service with protocols for RSI, TXA and Ketamine Prehospital. Paramedic wage range is $18.93 to 25.46 per hour. RN Exceptions will be on the nursing scale. 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. For further information on this position contact Tanya Harness or William Cline at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Performance Improvement/Population Health Manager - Kasha Kite

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Van Buren County Hospital is currently seeking a FT Performance Improvement / Population Health Manager. This position is responsible for house wide quality initiatives as well as initiating and growing a Population Health program focused on our veteran population. Van Buren County Hospital also has Rural Health Clinics as a part of the organization that would be encompassed in projects. Additional duties include working side by side Discharge Planning. We are looking for someone who serves as a role model for VBCH’s core values and standards of behavior and driven to provide quality care to the community. This role is vital to keep VBCH moving forward in the healthcare world! Requires active RN license, BSN preferred. 3 years clinical experience and data gathering preferred, but not required. VBCH offers IPERS, a generous PTO package, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short-term and long term disability, All State insurance, life insurance, and competitive wages. 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 at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Childcare Provider - Part time - Debbie Martin

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Van Buren County Hospital Child Care Center and Preschool has a great part time opportunity for a responsible, positive, and nurturing individual to work as a part of our team to provide care for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years of age. This position is flexible position with up to 30 hours per week, but may vary each week. Previous experience working with children and good communication skills are required. Knowledge in child development is preferred, but not required. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Deb Martin 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 . EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Full-time Housekeeper - Julie Ludwig

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Housekeeping FT - Van Buren County Hospital & Clinics (VBCH) has a full-time day shift housekeeping position opening. This position requires working every other weekend. VBCH offers IPERS, a generous PTO package, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short-term and long term disability, All State insurance, life insurance, and competitive wages. All applicants must complete an 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 Julie Ludwig at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Job Coach Part-time - Melissa Daugherty

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Van Buren Job Opportunities is seeking a career-minded applicant who desire a challenging and rewarding position as a Job Coach helping people with disabilities maintain community employment. This is a part-time 14-18 hours a week position. Includes some benefits and mileage reimbursement. 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

LAUNDRY/HOUSEKEEPING - Julie Ludwig

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LAUNDRY/HOUSEKEEPING – Part-time day shift laundry/housekeeping position. Two days per week (one day each department) plus fill in for vacations, etc. 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 319-293-8726 for more information on these positions. EOE/AA Employer.

Clinic CMA/LPN - Mindy Cormier

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Van Buren County Hospital & Clinics (VBCH) has an opening for a part-time or full-time Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in our rural health clinics. This position is Monday through Friday primarily in our Keosauqua Medical Clinic. Applicant needs to be willing to work in our other rural health clinics if needed and will also be included in the Saturday rotation. Applicant would assist provider with patient care for patients of all ages. VBCH offers IPERS, a generous PTO package, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short-term and long term disability, All State insurance, life insurance, and competitive wages. All applicants may obtain an employment application at VBCH, 304 Franklin Street, 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 319-293-8720. EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

RN Full-time Nights - Kasha Kite or Haley Brewington

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Van Buren County Hospital has an opening for a full-time night shift (7PM-7AM) RN to work on the Med-Surg department. Applicant needs to be willing to float to ED. This position consists of three 12-hour shifts per week and every fourth weekend. Benefits include IPERS, a generous PTO package, shift differential, medical, dental and vision insurance, short-term and long-term disability, all state insurance, life insurance, and competitive wages! 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 Haley Brewington or Kasha Kite at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Full-time CNA - Night shift - Kasha Kite or Haley Brewington

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Van Buren County Hospital has an opening for a full-time CNA to work night shift. This position is full-time, three 12 hour shifts per week (7PM-7AM) and every other weekend on the Med-Surg Unit. Benefits include IPERS, a generous PTO package, shift differential, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short-term and long-term disability, all state insurance, life insurance and competitive wages! Current certification required. 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 Haley Brewington or Kasha Kite at

Food Service Worker Full or Part-time - Diana Kaska

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Food Service Worker - Van Buren County Hospital’s Dietary Department has an opening for a full-time or part-time food service worker. This position would be 20-40 hours a week during our day shift, with some weekends. Previous cooking experience preferred. All applicants must complete an 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 Diana Kaska at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Medical Laboratory Technologist - Heidi Tosh

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Van Buren County Hospital & Clinics (VBCH) has a MT/MLT fulltime position with call/weekend rotation. This could also be a weekend package position, if desired. Responsibilities would be to perform various laboratory tests in the departments of Hematology, Chemistry, Blood Banking and Serology, including routine and special laboratory testing, and instrument preventive maintenance, and/or calibrations. Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology with one (1) year hospital clinical laboratory experience is preferred, but not required.
VBCH is offering a $3,000 sign-on bonus for this position, also IPERS, a generous PTO package, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short-term and long term disability, All State insurance, life insurance, and competitive wages. All applicants must complete an 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

Daycare - Debbie Martin

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Child Care Provider: Van Buren County Hospital Child Care Center has a full-time position available. This position is 4, 10 hour days and includes benefits. Previous experience working with children and good communication skills are required. 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 Debbie Martin at 319-293-3300. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled.

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

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 or LPN - Kasha Kite or Haley Brewington

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Van Buren County Hospital has an opening for a PRN Registered Nurse or LPN. 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.

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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