Universal Pediatrics

specializes in home health care and private-duty nursing services for children and young adults with serious medical conditions. We bring compassionate, high-quality care directly to our patients' homes, including those who may require high-tech medical equipment and physical, speech and occupational therapies.

Family Resources

Universal Pediatrics offers in-home care for your loved ones from highly qualified nurses.

Discharge Planner Resources

Universal Pediatrics is dedicated to providing critical health care and therapies in your patients' homes.

Career Opportunities

Join Universal Pediatrics in serving the health care needs of children and young adults.

Universal Pediatric client receives new adaptive tricycle


Thank you AMBUCS, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating mobility and independence for people with disabilities, for helping a Universal Pediatrics client receive a new adaptive tricycle. Now he and his twin brother can ride together!

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Contest Winners


We are VERY excited to announce the winners of our Employee Referral Contest that was held July 18th thru September 23rd. Between Administration and Field Staff we had a total of 27 employees who referred another nurse to apply with Universal Pediatrics. These were great results and we thank all of our employees for participating and new nurses for wanting to join Universal Pediatrics! Administration Staff Winners: Dina, RN, Administrator, Sioux City Office-$200 giftcard Jessica, RN, Clinical Nurse Manager, Carroll Office-$150 gift card Allison, RN, Administrator, Carroll Office-$100 gift card Rebecca, RN, Clinical Nurse Manager, West Des Moines Office-$50 Universal Pediatric Apparel Bucks Field Staff Winners: Lana, RN, Sheldon Office-$200 gift card Marie, LPN, South Dakota Office-$150 gift card Jennifer, RN, West Des Moines Office-$100 gift card Emily, RN, South Dakota Office-$50 Universal Pediatric Apparel Bucks CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL!!

Universal Pediatrics gives back


In September 2016, our agency held its annual Summer Sizzle event at Wildwood Hills Ranch. This is an event where we have team building exercises where our administration staff learn ways to improve leadership skills and different ways to communicate in a positive manner in stressful situations. We also wanted to take this opportunity to give back. With the help of Michael’s craft store and Wildwood Hills Ranch of Iowa, Universal Pediatrics will be donating 1,000 keepsake boxes for children attending this upcoming summer’s camp at Wildwood Hills. Wildwood Hills Ranch is a 400 acre non-profit facility where at-risk children ages 8-18 come to receive healing, hope, and God’s unconditional love. It was founded in 2001 and was created to help transform lives and strengthen communities. The counselors offer a safe and fun environment and teach character, leadership, and teamwork to the kids who haven’t had the opportunities to experience this type of environment. For 1 day each month starting in No

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New office in Dubuque, Iowa


We are very excited to announce the opening of our new office in Dubuque, Iowa!! Besides our new location in Dubuque, Universal Pediatrics also has office locations in Carroll, Mason City, Newton, Sheldon, Sioux City, and West Des Moines, Iowa. With our new location our Iowa Service Area has been updated with a new region. Please take a minute to see our new Iowa Service Map.

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MCO Announcement


We are excited to inform you that Universal Pediatrics has contracted with AmeriHealth Caritas Iowa, Inc and Amerigroup Iowa, Inc. Universal Pediatrics is committed to partnering with both agencies to ensure each and every client continues to receive the highest quality care they have become accustomed to.