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Stay caught up on the latest Universal Pediatrics news!

2018 Caregiver of the Year

12/5/18. 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.

BIG NEWS: Tuition Reimbursement & Shift Differential

5/1/2018. Universal Pediatrics appreciates all that our employees do for our clients, their families, and the company.

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.

Alyssa's Story

After 35 surgeries, Alyssa is TRACH FREE!!

Ride for Miracles

September 18, 2017 was the first day to start the 2nd Annual Ride for Miracles for the St. Luke's Children's Miracle Network in Sioux City, Iowa. This ride will cover nearly 5,000 miles in just 12 days ending on September 29th!

Client chosen as ISU Kid Captain!

9/14/2017. We were very excited to hear Braden, a Universal Pediatrics client in Central Iowa, was chosen to be Kid Captain of the Iowa State University vs. University of Northern Iowa's football game that was held on September 2nd.

Agency gets together for annual team building event

8/21/2017. Universal Pediatrics had their annual mid-year team meeting in August. We enjoy utilizing this time for all of our administration and corporate staff to get together for a fun team building event.