Southwest Medical Center offers competitive wages and comprehensive benefits for positions in more than 35 departments at our facility and care centers. As one of the largest employers in Liberal, we strive to facilitate opportunities for professional development for current employees as well as new applicants.

Applications are available in the Human Resources office and are accepted from 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. You may also complete our Online Application Form and send this through email, mail or fax to (620) 629-2442. If you have questions, please contact Human Resources at 620-629-6294.

Email resumes for professional positions to Human Resources at

Mail to P.O. Box 1340, Liberal, KS 67905

Contact 620-629-6294.

Resumes for provider positions can be sent to

Southwest Medical Center offers competitive wages and benefits package.  Competitive benefits include paid time off/extended illness benefit, Blue Cross Blue Shield health, dental, prescription and vision insurances, KPERS (Kansas Public Employees Retirement System) retirement, life insurance, elective benefits through ALFAC, ID/Legal Shield, and more!  We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace.

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Our Mission:

“We care.”

Our Vision:

“To be the Regional Medical Center of choice for Southwest Kansas and the surrounding region.”

Our Values:

“We care about the same things you do.

Worth and dignity of all individuals.

Excellence in providing professional and competent services.

Compassion in the provision of care.

Accountable for quality care and continuous improvement.

Respectful of others as individuals.

Effective stewardship of community resources.”

Located in Liberal, Kansas, Southwest Medical Center (SWMC) operates as a not-for-profit acute care hospital. The first patient received medical service on August 17th, 1964. Prior to this date, citizens in the area relied on Epworth Hospital for medical care.

Southwest Medical Center is a business entity governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Board of County Commissioners of Seward County, Kansas, and an administration selected by the Board of Trustees. No taxes are levied by the Board of County Commissioners of Seward County, Kansas, for operating, maintaining, equipping and improving the hospital.

Through the years SWMC has become a regional medical center serving patients from a five-state region of Kansas, Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas, and New Mexico. As the hospital evolves in a changing industry one of our continuing goals is to provide “Quality Healthcare Close to Home.” This means recruiting and retaining highly skilled physicians, investing in state-of-the-art medical technology and providing compassionate patient service.

Liberal, Kansas is a friendly, diverse community. We are centrally located about 3 hours from Amarillo, TX, 5 hours from Red River, NM, 4 Hours from Oklahoma City, OK, and 6 Hours from Denver, CO. We have a local airport that connects to Denver, Colorado and another airport an hour north that travels to Dallas, TX. Our population is 23,000+ and our service area reaches 91,000+ people. Our community continues to expand as new industries are established in our service area. Our public school system has 5 new school buildings that opened in 2017. The Liberal sports teams compete in Class 5A. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School, a 2 year junior college, is located in our community.

Our community offers many avenues to recreation and entertainment. We have many local shops and restaurants. Liberal provides various opportunities for entertainment including the Bee Jays minor league baseball team, various parks, the movie theater, Adventure Bay pool and waterpark, miniature golf, bowling alley, multiple golf courses, Dorothy’s House and Land of Oz, Baker Arts Center, Coronado Museum, and more!

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