Memorial Hospital and Manor to cut 18 jobs

Bainbridge, Ga.-based Memorial Hospital and Manor officials plan to eliminate 18 employee positions, citing the hospital's need to reduce operating expenses, improve the quality of patient care and increase efficiency and effectiveness at the hospital, according to The Post-Searchlight.

The hospital chose to let some employees go and to not fill existing vacancies.

Hospital Board Chairman Glennie Bench said the lay offs will not affect patient care. Officials also said the reorganization was simply "another step" in securing the hospital's financial viability and sustainability, according to the article.

"Obviously, we always hate to do this," said Ms. Bench. "But, we looked at it from a productivity standpoint, regarding the volumes we are doing in the various departments. We took it at a department by department basis. If the volume changes, we will add jobs back."

More articles on leadership:
25 hospitals ranked among Forbes best employers in the America list
2016 Nobel prize in medicine honors Japanese research on how cells degrade, recycle
Martin Shkreli keeps his promise, sells punch to woman for $50k

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2020. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.


Featured Content

Featured Webinars

Featured Whitepapers