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Universal Pediatrics contracts with Iowa Total Care

04/01/2019. Universal Pediatrics contracts with Iowa Total Care MCO

Universal Pediatrics is Presenting Sponsor at 2019 Make-A-Wish Gala

03/25/2019. Universal Pediatrics is honored to be the Presenting Sponsor for Make-A-Wish's Des Moines Gala on May 4th!

Craft Kits for Blank Children's Hospital

2/22/2019. The Corporate office of Universal Pediatrics recently volunteered at a local Elementary school where we engaged with the students and assisted them with making Craft Kits for Blank Children's Hospital in Des Moines.

Valentine's delivered to local nursing home

2/13/2019. Our Newton office recently volunteered at the Newton Early Learning Academy where they made Valentine's with the kids. These valentine's were very special as our staff delivered them to the residents of Accura HealthCare nursing home…

New Website Launch!!

01/04/2019. We are very excited to have launched our new website!! We hope you enjoy it as much as we have.

2018 Caregiver of the Year

12/5/2018. Tucker Anderson, CEO,  presented Charlotte, RN, of the Dubuque office the "Connie J. Freeman" award as the 2018 caregiver of the year.

Universal Pediatrics nurse celebrates 15 years of service!

5/2/2018. 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.

Children's Miracle Network

4/27/2018. The Sioux City and Sheldon offices recently volunteered at the St. Luke's Children's Miracle Network Telethon in Sioux City.

Universal Pediatrics nurse celebrates 20 years of service!

4/26/2018. 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.

Make-a-Wish

3/1/2018. 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!

 

Meals of the Heartland

1/30/2018. Universal Pediatrics would like to congratulate Carey Scheffler, LPN, as being chosen "Caregiver of the Year" for 2017!! Carey has been with Universal Pediatrics for over 6 years and in that time has been dedicated to the same client.

2017 Caregiver of the year!

12/21/2017. Universal Pediatrics would like to congratulate Carey Scheffler, LPN, as being chosen "Caregiver of the Year" for 2017!! Carey has been with Universal Pediatrics for over 6 years and in that time has been dedicated to the same client.

Universal Pediatrics contracts with United Health Care

12/15/2017. Universal Pediatrics is pleased to announce as of Friday, December 15th we will be accepting individuals with United Health Care as their Managed Care Organization (MCO).

Sheldon location collects 112 lbs. of food

12/15/2017. The Universal Pediatrics office in Sheldon, Iowa delivered 112 lbs. of food items to their community Food Pantry for O'Brien County.

Colfax client meets a Pittsburgh Steelers!

11/30/2017. A Universal Pediatrics client from Colfax, Iowa was granted his wish to meet the Pittsburgh Steelers in November which was coordinated by the Make-A-Wish Foundation.