9 hospitals bringing back furloughed employees

Numerous U.S. healthcare facilities and health systems have actually furloughed personnel to assist balance out income losses from the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, some are beginning to bring furloughed workers back as they resume nonemergency procedures and medical consultations..

Kelly Gooch –
Monday, June 29th, 2020
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Here are nine reported in June:.

1. MUSC Health, an eight-hospital system based in Charleston, S.C., called back almost half of the staff members who were briefly laid off.

2. Lewiston-based Central Maine Healthcare has actually remembered about three-quarters of its 300 employees furloughed in April, spokesperson Kate Carlisle told the Sun Journal. The staying furloughed workers are anticipated to return by mid-July.

3. Lewiston, Maine-based St. Marys Health System has recalled 80 percent to 85 percent of its 77 staff members furloughed in April, representative Steve Costello told the Sun Journal. Others are expected to return in July.

4. About 3,000 furloughed employees at medical facilities in the Dayton, Ohio, region have been called back to work, according to the Springfield News-Sun. Since June 24, 2,606 workers remained on furlough, Sarah Hackenbracht, CEO of the Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association, told the paper. Initially, 5,648 hospital employees were briefly furloughed in the 11-county area throughout the pandemic.

5. Since June 1, Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center in Ogdensburg, N.Y., brought back 34 workers, including nurses and personnel for surgery, according to WWNY-TV. This is out of about 175 employees who were furloughed in April..

6. St. Lawrence Health System, a three-hospital system in Potsdam, N.Y., had actually called 80 furloughed staff members back to work since June 1, according to WWNY-TV. The health system furloughed about 400 workers.

7. St. Josephs Health in Syracuse, N.Y., had revived 135 workers since June 1, according to Syracuse.com. The organization, a member of Livonia, Mich.-based Trinity Health, furloughed 500 staff members in April.

8. Crouse Health in Syracuse, N.Y., an affiliate of New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health, had revived 63 of its 278 furloughed workers since June 1, according to Syracuse.com..

9. Lewis County Health System CEO Gerald Cayer stated June 12 that the Lowville, N.Y.-based company would quickly end the eight-week furlough that put 14 percent of its workforce on unpaid leave, according to nny360.com. 10 furloughed staff members had actually returned to work as of June 12, and Mr. Cayer stated other staff members would go back to work starting June 21.

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5,648 medical facility workers were momentarily furloughed in the 11-county region during the pandemic.

St. Lawrence Health System, a three-hospital system in Potsdam, N.Y., had actually called 80 furloughed workers back to work as of June 1, according to WWNY-TV. The health system furloughed about 400 employees.

The company, a member of Livonia, Mich.-based Trinity Health, furloughed 500 employees in April.

Lewis County Health System CEO Gerald Cayer stated June 12 that the Lowville, N.Y.-based company would quickly end the eight-week furlough that put 14 percent of its labor force on unpaid leave, according to nny360.com.