LAKIN, Kan. (March 23, 2021) — Kearny County Hospital is pleased to announce that Robin Allaman, MSN, BSN, RN, has joined the staff as Chief Nursing Officer.
Allaman held positions in nursing and clinical care at Southwest Medical Center in Liberal, Kan., for more than 30 years. Most recently, she served as Vice President of Patient Care Services, which included responsibilities as Director of Nursing Care and oversight of all patient care areas.
As Chief Nursing Officer, Kearny County Hospital, Allaman will lead the direction of patient care and assume fiscal, operational and administrative responsibilities for KCH’s nursing departments. She will collaborate with the Clinic Operations Manager and Medical Staff to deliver exceptional nursing care in all patient settings. She will also work closely with the Director of Nursing at KCH’s High Plains Retirement Village and Assisted Living.
“As this position is critical to maintain our standard of excellence in patient service and care, Kearny County Hospital is very happy to welcome Robin as our Chief Nursing Officer,” said David Hofmeister, Chief Executive Officer. “Her extensive background and career accomplishments in nursing leadership make her exceptionally qualified to ensure our care delivery systems promote the highest level of care, safety and well-being for all our patients.”
A native of Goodland, Kan., Allaman earned a master’s degree in Applied Science, Nursing Leadership and a bachelor’s degree in Nursing Science from Tabor College in Hillsboro, Kan. She worked at KCH while attending Garden City Community College.
“I’m thrilled to begin my new role at Kearny County Hospital,” Allaman said. “Since KCH was my earliest experience working in nursing, it feels like I’m coming home. I look forward to becoming involved in this wonderful community while continuing my lifelong dedication to rural health.”
Kearny County Hospital offers full-spectrum family care for better community health and wellness. Other hospital services include women’s health and birthing center, specialty care, surgical services, imaging services, emergency care, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, and ear, nose and throat specialization.
About Kearny Community Hospital:
Kearny County Hospital is committed to providing quality, compassionate healthcare services for our community to enrich the lives of family, friends, and neighbors. The hospital was founded in 1952 and is owned and operated by the Kearny County government to provide inpatient and outpatient hospital care, emergency medical treatment, and primary care. High Plains Retirement Village, the Kearny County Home for the Aged, was founded in 1983 to provide a nursing facility, senior housing, and long-term care services. In 1990, Kearny County Hospital began operation of the Family Health Center, which provides primary healthcare in Lakin and Deerfield. For more information, visit kearnycountyhospital.com.