68 jobs affected as St. Vincent’s Riverside ends maternity care

Published on January 20, 2023 at 9:56 am

Ascension has notified the state that 68 jobs will be affected by its decision to end maternity care at its St. Vincent’s Riverside hospital.

The affected jobs include 62 registered nurses, with 28 in labor and delivery, 14 in the neonatal intensive care unit and other associated nursing positions along with six other positions.

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“The decision to cease maternity care at the 1 Shircliff Way location was made in response to the evolving health care needs of the community,” said in a letter to the state.

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