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.

15 Years of Compassionate Care


Sheralyn, LPN, of the West Des Moines office celebrated her 15 Year Anniversary with Universal Pediatrics on May 2, 2018. In 15 years Sheralyn has cared for 2 clients. She has developed a special bond with these clients and their families. Thank you Sheralyn for your excellent care and commitment to your clients!

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BIG NEWS: Tuition Reimbursement & Shift Differential


Universal Pediatrics appreciates all that our employees do for our clients, their families, and the company. We encourage the professional and personal development of employees and strive to continue providing benefits to encourage a positive work environment. In an effort to assist employees with their professional development and to remain competitive in the workforce, we are excited to announce that effective May 1, 2018, we will be offering the following for employees: • Tuition reimbursement for full-time and part-time employees • Shift differential of $2/hour to all employees that work between the hours of 7pm – 7am If you are interested in learning more about the new benefits we are offering, please contact the HR Department at 800-383-0303!

Children's Miracle Network Telethon


The Sioux City and Sheldon offices recently volunteered at the St. Luke's Children's Miracle Network Telethon in Sioux City. During their scheduled time, the 2 offices raised $1,500 that went towards 2 new Omni Beds for the NICU and 2 Pediatric Endocopes. Thank you to all who donated!

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Universal Pediatrics Nurse Celebrates 20 Years


It was a honor for the Corporate and Newton offices to recognize and celebrate Karen, LPN, for 20 years of compassionate care with Universal Pediatrics. We deeply appreciate everything Karen has done for our clients, families, and company. In the 20 years she has been with Universal Pediatrics she has only been with 5 different clients. Thank you Karen for your excellent care and dedication!

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A couple of our Universal Pediatric clients were chosen by the Make-A-Wish foundation and took a trip to Disney World!! They both were very excited and as you can see had a magical time!

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