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

EMT/Paramedic - Kyle DaVolt or Dan Wells

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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 Kyle Davolt or Dan Wells at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Advanced Care Provider - Kyle DaVolt

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Van Buren County Hospital has an opening for a full-time Advanced Care Provider 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.All qualified 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 Kyle Davolt at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Certified Dietary Manager - Debbie Randolph

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Van Buren County Hospital is accepting applications for a Dietary Manager. The Dietary Manager is responsible for managing and coordinating all activities of the Dietary Department, which includes providing nutritional and attractive meals for our residents, maintaining an organized sanitary environment, monitoring supply inventories and purchasing of food and supplies as required, ensuring proper storage of food and supplies, and managing an effective food service staff. This position must ensure compliance with all Federal and State Laws rules/regulations of licensing agencies. A Dietary Manager and Serv Safe Certifications are required. This candidate will have a minimum of three years food service experience, with at least two years in a management/supervisory role, preferably in a healthcare environment. Experience operating within an operating budget is essential, as well as a strong managerial and clinical background.
If you have any questions about this position, please contact Debbi Randolph 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 EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled.

Registered Nurse Part-time Nights - Kyle DaVolt or Kasha Kite

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Van Buren County Hospital has an opening for a part-time, 12 hour night shift RN on the medical surgical floor with helping in the Emergency Department as needed. Previous RN 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 information on this position, contact Kyle DaVolt or Kasha Kite at 319-293-3171. EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled


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