Covenant Eliminating Jobs in Redesign Plan - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

10/27/08

Covenant Eliminating Jobs in Redesign Plan

Posted:

Lubbock's largest hospital announced today it is undergoing a"re-design plan", which means some jobs will be eliminated. But that doesn't mean all those employees will be out of a job.
"There are 91 people who will be impacted out of 58 hundred employees. Of those 91, seventy percent of them have the opportunity to apply for over 200 open positions at Covenant.">Melinda Clark Covenant President and CEO

Melinda Clark, Covenant CEO and a nurse herself says this is a cost saving measure, and no bedside nursing positions will be cut. However, a few Vice Presidents are losing their positions. But mostly, the streamlining effort will tighten the budget in areas like medical transcription, graphics, parking and human resource.

Clark says that the hospital has lost 11 million dollars in the first three-quarters of the year. This effort should turn things around by the end of the year.

HealthWise Health Center
Take a tour of health news and developments for the entire family in our special HealthWise section: Health Centers.

Powered by WorldNow

5600 Avenue A
Lubbock, TX. 79404

FCC Public File
publicfile@kcbd.com
806-744-1414
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KCBD. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.