Keokuk hospital eliminates 24 full-time jobs; 10 part-time


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Originally Posted Online: Feb. 11, 2013, 12:10 pm
Last Updated: Feb. 11, 2013, 8:35 pm
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KEOKUK, Iowa (AP) — Keokuk Area Hospital has cut almost 8 percent of its full-time jobs.

The Daily Gate City reports that 24 full-time and 10 part-time jobs were eliminated.

Fitch Healthcare President Duane Fitch said Friday that no direct patient-care nurses, entire departments or services were lost.

Fitch Healthcare, of Oak Brook, Ill., was hired by the hospital board to help turn around the hospital's finances.














 



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