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Welcome

**We are currently updating our website, and in this process, we are experiencing technical difficulties with our online employment application. If you receive an error message when submitting your application, please contact Personnel, at (870) 836-1295, to inquire having an application mailed or emailed to you; or, you are more than welcome to pick one up.

OCMC- Smaller with a Bigger Impact

According to recent health ratings on ConsumerReports.org, Ouachita County Medical Center is ranked #1 for Hospital Safety. The five main categories that are factored into the score include: avoiding infections, avoiding readmissions, communicating about medications and discharge, appropriate use of chest and abdominal scanning, and avoiding mortality (medical and surgical). OCMC scored a 68 out of 100, followed by Mena Regional Health System (65) and Baptist Health Medical Center- Stuttgart (60).

Arkansas Hospital Association- Diamond Award

Ouachita County Medical Center received two  Diamond Awards  at the 2015 AHA Convention. One was for the "You Can Count on Us- Your Community Safety Net" in the Advertising-Print category.  The other was for the "Stephens Community Clinic- Open House" in the Publication-Special Purpose category.


Arkansas Saves Stroke Program

Thanks to a new telemedicine program that links the emergency room doctors at Ouachita County Medical Center to specially trained neurologists via live, two-way video, stroke patients can get the treatment they need 24-hours a day. Led by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, the Arkansas SAVES (Stroke Assistance through Virtual Emergency Support) program helps ensure treatment within the three-hour period.