100 laid off at Carondelet: 6 things to know

Tucson, Ariz.-based Carondelet Health Network has laid off about 100 employees, according to an Arizona Daily Star report.

Here are six things to know about the layoffs.

1. The layoffs represent 3 percent of the system's workforce, officials confirmed.

2. A system spokeswoman did not disclose what departments of the company were affected by the layoffs. However, officials said the company mainly focused on improving efficiencies in administrative and related roles, according to the report.

3. Officials said the layoffs are part of an effort to achieve efficiencies across the system. Carondelet first eliminated open positions and realigned certain job functions.

4. According to the Arizona Daily Star, officials said the layoffs "will strengthen the network's ability for long-term success as a high-quality healthcare provider in the region."

5. Carondelet is helping affected employees apply for new positions within the system, transfer to sister facilities and connect them with other potential employment opportunities in the area.

6. The layoffs come three months after Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare, St. Louis-based Ascension and San Francisco-based Dignity Health finalized a joint venture to own and operate the network. Tenet is the majority partner in the new joint venture.




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