400 S. Santa Fe, Salina, KS 67401

Osborne County Memorial Hospital

Osborne, KS

Osborne County Memorial Hospital (OCMH), a non-profit 25-bed critical access hospital, is the anchor for the County's resources. OCMH is governed by a 5-member Board of Directors appointed by the Osborne County Commissioners and is managed by The Great Plains Health Alliance, Inc. (GPHA).

The hospital, located in Osborne, Kansas serves the residents of Osborne County and surrounding communities- a service population of approximately 4,500. Established in 1958, the hospital and its staff are proud of the care provided to patients and their families. In 2005 the hospital transitioned to a critical access hospital. Licensed for 25 beds, the hospital staffs 18. With the benefit of care from family and friends our patients thrive in this environment. The hospital's inpatient census averages 67%.


To achieve excellence in rural healthcare in partnership with the communities we serve.


For more information on any of these opportunities or to learn more about Memorial Health System, contact Heather Fuller at 785-452-6102 or hfuller@srhc.com.


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David Coles
Donald Bryant, PA
Dr. Erin Baxa
Justin Hall
Keith Hall, Superintendent Schools, Osborne
Kenny Ubelaker, Economic Development Director, Osborne
Kiley Floyd, Administrator - discusses the growing facilities at the hospital
Kiley Floyd, Administrator, Osborne County Memorial Hospital
Michelle Watkins, Director of Nurses - Osborne County Memorial Hospital

OCMH's mission for patient care is to achieve excellence in rural health care in partnership with the communities it serves. The hospital's foundation is in its values both as a whole and as individuals. The hospital expects the following principles to be demonstrated in the care of their patients, their families, each other, and in their behavior as individual employees:

  • Integrity: They believe in the basic Christian values of compassion and honesty and will demonstrate this belief in the care they provide.
  • Stewardship: They will be trustworthy managers of the human, financial and natural resources entrusted to them for the care of their patients.
  • Loyal: They will be steadfast in their dedication to their patients.
  • Professionalism: They will promote courteous, conscientious, and generally business-like behavior in the workplace.
  • Excellence: They will accept nothing but exceptional care for their patients and the patients' families. They will pay attention to detail and will acknowledge individual needs.
  • Respect: They will value personal dignity and right to privacy. They will do their best to comply with individual requests.
  • Team: Regardless of department, position, and shift they will work together to care for their patients. They will each do their part in creating a pleasant atmosphere for all. They will be supportive of patients and their family members.

Osborne County Memorial Hospital is committed to providing our community with modern facilities and technology. The hospital has totally digitalized its diagnostic images which include MRI, Multi-slice CT, Mammography, Nuclear Scans, and radiographs. The surgery department has state of the art equipment including high definition scopes and monitors. Equipment purchases are funded through the generosity of our community and two philanthropic organizations that have provided substantial equipment donations and improvements.

Osborne County's Communities, Osborne, Downs, Alton, Portis, and Natoma, have all benefited from the generosity of current and former residents. Examples in Osborne include a new public library, grass greens public golf course, paved runway at the airport, and a four-diamond baseball complex. The axiom of "We take care of our own" is evident throughout the county.


  • Region/Population Served - Approx 4,500
  • 64 Employees
  • 25 Beds
  • 147 acute admissions
  • 44 swing bed admissions
  • 154 Surgeries
  • 6 - 8 Hospital average daily census
  • 7236 OP visits
  • Births - 13
  • 575 ER Visits

Osborne County Hospital's Medical Services:

  • 24 Hour Emergency Services
  • Acute Care
  • General Surgery
  • Inpatient
  • Laboratory
  • Radiology
    • X-ray
    • Mammography
    • CT
    • MRI
    • Bone Density
    • Ultrasound
    • Nuclear Medicine
  • Obstetrics
  • Outpatient Services
    • Audiology
    • Cardiology
    • Neurology
    • Ophthalmology
    • Orthopedics
    • Otolaryngology
    • Pain Management
    • Podiatry
    • Pulmonary
    • Rheumatology
    • Urology
  • Swing Bed Services

Loan Repayment and Tax Incentives:

Osborne County is authorized to participate in the Rural Opportunity Zones student loan repayment and tax waivers program. Click HERE to view our Rural Opportunity Zones program offered through the Kansas Department of Commerce.

All primary care physician opportunities in Osborne qualify for the Kansas Medical Student Loan (KMSL), the Osteopathic Medical Service Scholarship (OMS) and the Kansas Bridging Plan.

Living in Osborne County, Kansas (Population 1,431; Osborne County 3,858)

Osborne County is often referred to by visitors as a sportsman's dream. This land of rolling prairies and bluffs accompanied by the Solomon Valley River is surrounded by lakes and is a virtual playground for visitors from all over the country to hunt pheasant, deer, quail and turkey. Whether you enjoy hunting, fishing, baseball, golf, spending time on biking and hiking trails, at the shooting range or bird watching Osborne County has something for every outdoorsman.

Osborne County is also a prime location for the more refined arts. From community plays to coffee house talent to the Prairie Wind Art Studio and Gallery and the annual Downs Storytelling Festival, Osborne County's offers a whirl wind of entertainment opportunities.

The primary communities that make up the bulk of Osborne County are Alton, Downs, Osborne, and Portis. These community members gathers together for several times a year for annual events such as the Osborne's Rod Run, The 4th of July free barbeque and car show, the Downs Storytelling Festival, Alton's Jubilee, Natoma's Labor Day Celebration and the Osborne County Fair.

For young families Osborne County boasts excellent school systems wining state acclimation for their successes. Excellent schools, active 4H and scouting programs and strong faith communities create safe, secure environments for families.

For more information on this and other opportunities, please contact:
Heather Fuller
Executive Director

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