140 workers to staff Cobalt Rehabilitation Hospital: 3 things to know

The new Surprise, Ariz.-based Cobalt Rehabilitation Hospital, which has been under construction and expects patients in January, will bring about 140 jobs to the area, according to a Sun City Independent report.

The jobs are wide ranging and include neurologists as well as registered nurses.

Here are three other things to know about the hospital.

1. The 40-bed hospital has a total cost of $17.5 million.

2. The hospital features private patient rooms, some with living rooms, along with inpatient and outpatient services, according to the report. It will also be Arizona's first hospital to provide a new robotic body-weight support system to allow paralyzed patients to walk, the report notes.

3. Phoenix-based Abrazo Community Health Network and Cobalt Rehabilitation, a Dallas-based private healthcare operator, are partners in the venture.


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