OhioHealth Hardin Memorial Hospital, a 25-bed not-for-profit acute care facility located in Kenton, Ohio, has been providing quality healthcare to residents of Hardin County and surrounding communities for more than 60 years. In December of 2002, Hardin Memorial was designated as a Critical Access Hospital (CAH).
With a staff of more than 200, the hospital is able to provide acute and short-term skilled care, a full range of outpatient diagnostic and therapeutic services utilizing state-of-the-art technology, rehabilitation and physical therapy services, as well as numerous community programs and services. The 24-hour emergency department is staffed by nurses and physicians specially trained in emergency care. Hardin Memorial also offers the convenience of a multi-specialty center in which a variety of specialists are able to treat and diagnose patients locally.
Hardin Memorial is a member hospital of OhioHealth and is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. As a part of a developing community-based health care system, the hospital provides the needed healthcare services or links residents to services not available in the county.
Mary Lou Johnson Health Career Scholarships are available through the Hardin Memorial Hospital Foundation. The purpose of the scholarships is to encourage and increase interest in hospital-based careers.
Six $500 scholarships are awarded annually to eligible persons pursuing careers in nursing, pharmacy, respiratory therapy, radiological technology, laboratory technology and other hospital-based undergraduate clinical programs. Qualified students must have been accepted as full-time students, have a high aptitude for health services and demonstrate scholastic ability, character, good citizenship and financial need. Applicants must reside within the service area of Hardin Memorial.
Application materials are available in the Hardin Memorial Administration Office or you may download an application here. The deadline for the application is April 1st of each year.
The scholarships are made possible through interest income generated from the Mary Lou Johnson Health Career Scholarship Fund. The scholarship fund was established in 1988 through an allocation from the Mary Lou Johnson Trust.