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.

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Please send resumes to: Van Buren County Hospital - 304 Franklin Street- Keosauqua, IA 52565

Pharmacy Technician (PRN) - Kasha Kite

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Van Buren County Hospital has an opening for a PRN Pharmacy Technician to work as needed. Duties include, but may not be limited to: ordering medications, inventory storage, distribution, compounding, performing outdates, and other duties permitted by pharmacy code. This position works not only with pharmacy staff, but other departments in the building. Excellent communication and organizational skills are a must. Previous experience and certification is preferred. Willing to take applicants prior to certification, however, certification must be obtained within 6 months of start date. VBCH offers a great work environment, competitive benefits including an amazing paid time off program for PRN employees! 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 Kasha Kite at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Weekend Night RN - Kasha Kite

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Van Buren County Hospital has an opening for a full-time RN in the Medical-Surgical / Emergency department. This position will be responsible for working in both areas as census / demands need. Every fifth weekend will be off. Van Buren County Hospital offers great benefits including: IPERS, an aggressive paid time off package, medical, dental, vision, accident insurance and life insurance. The weekend package also has great incentive pay! 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 Kasha Kite at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Patient Insurance Representative - Shari Tucker

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Van Buren County Hospital is seeking a full-time Patient Insurance Representative. The primary responsibility is to process insurance claims and resolve any billing issues. Representative will resolve any patient billing questions and provide assistance with projects as delegated. The qualified applicant must have strong organizational and excellent computer skills, as well as a friendly, outgoing personality with great customer service skills. EPIC knowledge is a plus but will train if needed. This is a full-time position plus benefits. 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 or to the address above. Please contact Shari Tucker at 319-293-8739 for more information on this position. EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

PRN RN Operating Room Nurse - Kasha Kite

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Van Buren County Hospital Surgery Department is seeking a competent PRN RN Operating Room Nurse to join our team. This applicant must possess efficiency and attention to detail with a good knowledge of surgical procedures and patient safety in the OR. Critical thinking skills and a passion for the profession is a must. Job duties will include Pre-op, Intra-op, and Post-op cares. Applicant must have a valid RN license. BLS, ACLS, PALS certification or willing to obtain certification. 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 Kasha Kite at 319-293-3171. EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

Part-time Evening Housekeeper - Julie Ludwig

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Part-time Evening Housekeeper - Van Buren County Hospital & Clinics (VBCH) is looking for a part-time evening/night shift housekeeper. May require working alternate weekends and some week day shifts. 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 Julie Ludwig at 319-293-3171. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

FT Registered Nurse for the Emergency Department - Tanya Harness or William Cline

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Van Buren County Hospital is seeking a Full Time 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. Must be willing 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 at 319-293-3171 or William Cline at 319-293-8709. EE EEO Employer/AA/Vet/Disabled

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

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.

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

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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