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.

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!!

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.

2015 Caregiver of the Year Award


CONGRATULATIONS to Sarah L., RN, for being chosen 2015's "Caregiver of the Year"!!! Sarah has been with Universal Pediatrics since 2013 and provides cares to clients with our Wisconsin Office. One of the many reasons Sarah was chosen for this award is because of her dedication and commitment to her clients and their families. Sarah has gone above and beyond her nursing responsibilities by picking up extra shifts, volunteering to take on additional projects, as well as, training multiple nurses in the proper cares for clients with very complex medical needs. Sarah is so dedicated to her clients and her job that she has not called in for a single shift since she has started with the agency in 2013. Sarah is truly a compassionate nurse who always has her client's best interest at heart. Due to Sarah's passion for providing the highest quality care to her pediatric clients, Sarah attended many training sessions in order to expand her knowledge regarding trach cares, ventilator support, g-tube feedings, TP

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Universal Pediatric client makes unforgettable friendships with Barnstormers Team


A Universal Pediatric client with our Carroll Office in Iowa has made some unforgettable friendships with the Iowa Barnstormers Team. The Iowa Barnstormers are an indoor professional football team based in Des Moines, Iowa. Watch this young girl's story of how the Barnstormers look up to her and how they look forward to seeing her at every home game.

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