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.

Sheldon office volunteers for Easter Egg Hunt


The Sheldon Office staff volunteered to help fill easter eggs for their local Children's Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Over 15,000 eggs are hidden each year at the Sheldon City Park for children ages 2-12 years to participate.

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Welcome home, Jack!!


After being in hospitals for the first three years of his life, Jack is going home!! Universal Pediatrics is honored and excited to be a part of Jack's homecoming and to know Jack will be surrounded by his loved ones at home with excellent nursing care. Read more to learn about Jack's story and the obstacles he overcame.

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2016 Caregiver of the Year Nominees


We would like to recognize the nurses who were nominated for the 2016 "Caregiver of the Year" award: -Stephanie P., Carroll Office, West Central Iowa -Amy C., West Des Moines Office, Central Iowa -Donna H., West Des Moines Office, Central Iowa -Linda M., Sioux City, Western Iowa -Joan L., Sheldon Office, Northwest Iowa -Carley M., Dubuque Office, Eastern Iowa -Chantelle F., South Dakota Office -Ashley S., South Dakota Office CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL!!

2016 Caregivers of the Year!


We are excited to announce our 2016 "Caregiver of the Year" winners!! Melisa O., LPN of the Newton Office in East Central Iowa and Jessica S., RN, of the South Dakota Office were selected as Universal Pediatrics Caregivers of the Year for 2016. Melisa is being presented her award by Tucker Anderson, CEO, and Jessica was presented her award by Ashley J., RN, Administrator. There were many great nurses that were nominated for this prestige award, but Melisa and Jessica met all requirements to receive this honor. These ladies have shown excellent leadership skills by being mentors for their peers, conducting consistent communication with their office and clients, produce solutions to challenges that occur, creating tools to assist new staff, and always putting their clients needs first. We thank you and all of the nurses that provide excellent nursing care to our clients!

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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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