400 S. Santa Fe, Salina, KS 67401

Ellsworth County Medical Center

Ellsworth, KS

Ellsworth County Medical Center (ECMC), Ellsworth, Kansas provides quality care through its 20 bed Critical Access Hospital and four Rural Health Clinics.

The hospital has been in existence, serving the needs of the growing community since 1898. In 1998 the hospital moved into its current building out of the 1921 facility. A CT Suite was added, a beautiful clinic to house the current providers, a Wellness Center, an Out-Patient Specialty Clinic, and an Administrative Building has been added to the campus. Outlying clinics staffed on a rotation basis by providers, are located in Holyrood, Wilson and Lucas, Kansas.


Improving Lives


For more information on any of these opportunities or to learn more about Ellsworth County Medical Center, contact Heather Fuller at 785-452-6102 or hfuller@srhc.com.


Gallery & Videos
Dr. Jerzy Slomka, Internal Medicine
Dr. Ronald Whitmer, Osteopathy
Roger Masse, CEO of ECMC
Tina Davis, Rural Health Clinics Director, Ellsworth County
Dr. Ronald Whitmer, Osteopathy
Emily Lindsley APRN-C
Gina McGowan
Laura Stofferson, RN, BSN, CCRN
Lloyd Sprick, Hospital Board Chairman
Michelle Brokish, PA - Ellsworth County Medical Center
Roger Masse, CEO - discusses candidates, opportunities and community
Roger Masse, CEO of ECMC
Shawn McGowan, RPA-C
Tina Davis, on roles, philosophies and direction
Tina Davis, Rural Health Clinics Director, Ellsworth County

Annual Statistics based on FY 2011:

  • Region / Population Served - 6,497 (county population)
  • 134 Full-time employees
  • 20 acute care / swing beds
  • Total Inpatient Visits - 654
  • Total Outpatient Observation Visits - 297
  • Total Skilled & Intermediate Care Visits - 140
  • Total Endoscopy Procedures - 151
  • Total Emergency Room Visits - 2,746
  • Total Outpatient Services (lab, x-ray, etc.) - 13,714
  • Total Rural Health Clinic visits - 21,579

Hospital services include:

  • Diagnostic Radiology
    • X-Ray
    • CT
    • Bone Density
    • Mammography
    • Nuclear Medicine
    • MRI
    • Ultra-sound
  • Diagnostic Laboratory
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • 24/7 Emergency Room Services
  • Acute, Intermediate, Swing bed and Observation Services
  • Dietary Consultation
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Diabetic Education
  • Prevention Plus
    • Physical Therapy
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Speech Therapy
    • Wellness Center

Facility Demographics:

Ellsworth County Medical Center, 20-Bed Critical Access Hospital in North Central Kansas. Roger Masse, FACHE, CEO, 1604 Aylward Ave., Ellsworth, Kansas 67439; 785-472-3111; www.ewmed.com. Serving a population of 6,500.

Our Vision:

Ellsworth County Medical Center will be recognized as a premier medical organization, committed to our patients, our communities, and our employees by: Excelling in patient-centered care through quality, technology and compassion. Leading and educating our communities to improve health and well-being. Creating an organizational culture that accomplishes results, accepts accountability, functions through teamwork, and encourages professional and individual learning.

Our Values:

Service, Integrity, Stewardship

Loan Repayment and Tax Incentives:

Ellsworth 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 Ellsworth qualify for the Kansas Medical Student Loan (KMSL), the Osteopathic Medical Service Scholarship (OMS) and the Kansas Bridging Plan.

Living in Ellsworth, Kansas (Population 2,965; Ellsworth County 6,250):

Ellsworth is situated between two beautiful state parks and state-operated lakes (Wilson and Kanopolis Lakes). Both lakes offer boating, sailing, skiing and swimming opportunities. Hunting (small and large game) is abundant. Various sports are also readily available (cross-county skiing, horseback riding, and hiking). Shopping is abundant in Salina, Great Bend, Hays or Wichita. Ellsworth is historically known as a cow town, but in recent years is taking-on a more "bedroom community" atmosphere. We are within two hours' drive of a number of colleges: Kansas Wesleyan University, Barton County Community College, Bethany College, Sterling College, K-State (Salina and Manhattan campuses), or Fort Hays State University. Ellsworth's elementary public school is a two-time Blue Ribbon Awarded school. The middle, junior and high schools provide a quality education to constituents.

Ellsworth is a wonderful small town with many amenities for our size. We have a beautiful library, museum, terrific sports program, rodeo, outdoor pool and golf course. Ample local shopping is available with a grocery store, department stores, a variety of restaurants. Other shops serve the area well providing the necessities of a busy lifestyle. The infrastructure of the county is very adequate to meet the needs with regard to law enforcement, utilities, planning and expansion. Industry is varied with manufacturing, retail, corrections, agriculture, service and healthcare. Healthcare partners in the area include: public health, optometrists, dentists, chiropractics, long term health facilities, drug stores, hospice, and home health.

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

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