Our Healthcare. Our Community.
Konza Prairie Community Health Center (Konza) provides affordable, quality, comprehensive medical, dental, and behavioral healthcare for all in a courteous, professional, and personalized manner. Joining our team offers the opportunity to be a part of the solution to healthcare challenges throughout the greater Flint Hills region, in an organization that was created for patients and is led by patients.
Konza's educational outreach initiatives are supported by a comprehensive network of alliances to promote an achievable healthy lifestyle for every member of our community. Our partners include university research-based programs, local businesses, regional healthcare facilities, and hospitals, industry, and community associations as well as local/county/state/federal agencies. Konza is the primary healthcare facility serving a widely diverse population in over 25 zip codes throughout the Flint Hills region. With its eye on the future, Konza is proactively putting in place today what will enable the organization to effectively meet the growing healthcare challenges of the service area over the next 5-10 years.
We are committed to helping break the cycle of disease and unhealthy lifestyles in the communities we serve, where our families live, and where we are fortunate to call home.
You will enjoy working at Konza but will love living in the Flint Hills even more!
Live in the beautiful Flint Hills of Northeast Kansas. Explore outdoor recreation and laid-back living while enjoying an exceptional quality of family-centered life. About 2-hours from Kansas City and right at the gate of Fort Riley, home of the Nation’s First Infantry Division, there are two large lakes nearby with extensive shorelines. Located within driving distance of vacation destinations like Branson, Missouri or Denver, Colorado, the Flint Hills region provides the best of both worlds. Our family-friendly communities will welcome you in- the multitude of available recreation activities and low cost of living will help you stay. Enjoy these perks:
Easy access to Kansas State University
Tremendous cultural amenities in one of the most diverse communities in the state
Family recreation and entertainment
Performing arts, unique shopping, & fine dining
Low cost of living
Water recreation paired with beautiful outdoors
Great golf courses
Milford Lake: The fishing capital of Kansas! Located near Junction City on the shores of the state's largest lake, 16,000-acre Milford Reservoir, Milford State Park is a favorite getaway for outdoors loving visitors. Park facilities include modern campgrounds, shower buildings, toilets, swimming beaches, boat ramps, picnic shelters, a full-service marina, a multi-purpose trails system, and a large yacht club.
Tuttle Creek: Located near Manhattan, the 10,900-acre lake and additional 20,000 acres of land around the lake offers opportunities to explore six parks and take advantage of many campsites, boat ramps, and picnic grounds. Two parks are devoted to off-road vehicle enthusiasts. The lake area is located in a portion of the only remaining extensive humid tallgrass prairie in the world. Grasslands around the area attract a varied array of wildlife and spectators.
Colbert Hills Golf Course: Colbert Hills is an excellent course in Kansas attracting players from across the country that want to test their skills against one of the Nation's toughest courses.
Rolling Meadows: A Great Place to Play! This course is rated 4 1/2 Stars by Golf Digest as one of the top places to play golf in Kansas, stretches over 160 acres of north-central Kansas. Designed by nationally recognized architect Richard Watson, the course opened to the public in April 1981, after three years of construction. Tree-lined, bent and rye-grass fairways, twenty-nine sand bunkers and six lakes combine to challenge golfers of all levels. True to its name, the rolling hills of the Flint Hills and open prairie vistas make this a course a place to revisit time and time again. Large bent-grass greens, demanding fairways and beautiful scenery add up to a unique golfing experience. Take a break and make a golf escape to Rolling Meadows Golf Course—one the best-kept secrets in Kansas!
Big Red One: Rich in history, and patriotism, Fort Riley is nestled in the Flint Hills and home to the Nation's First Infantry Division. Junction City and Manhattan are home to many active duty Soldiers and Families as well as Veterans. Fort Riley is a driving economic force in the region and brings many opportunities for community diversity and jobs. From the Veteran's Day parade to Apple Days, Fort Riley is steeped in our Nation’s history and offers unique patriotic experiences for Kansas throughout the region.
Kansas State University: The K-State Family is more than a land-grant university; it is a way of life. Thousands of Wildcat fans pack stadiums in the Manhattan, Kansas throughout the year at various sporting events- giving your family a chance to experience the K-State Family. Since 1863, Kansas State University has been fostering excellence in teaching, research, and service, committed to quality programs and diversity.