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Mayo Clinic Health Systems announce 100 jobs

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Posted: Apr 23, 2018 10:52 PM
Updated: Apr 23, 2018 10:52 PM

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clinic health systems is announcing 100 job openings between their albert lea and austin campus'. this of course comes as consolidation plans are being carried out. kimt news 3's brooke mckivergan is getting reaction to this. she's live in our rochester studio now- brooke how are people responding? xxx katie-over the next two years here's what's going to happen. nx fp multi line:mayo clinic announcement kimt news 3 austin: inpatient surgery, inpatient hospitalization, ... inpatient surgery, inpatient hospitalization s, and childbirth to name a few will all be moved to the austin campus. the inpatient psychiatric services will be moving to the albert lea campus and they will be adding observation beds. mayo jobs-lintro grx-4 now between the two campus' mayo is posting more than 100 jobs for nurses, nursing assistants and health unit coordinators. here's what community members and those with mayo have to say. xxx mayo jobs-pkg-1 mayo jobs-pkg-2 "we are really developing a plan and certainty for the future and delivering the promise that we would keep our staff and our patients informed on what is happening." lowerthird2line:mayo clinic announces 100 job openings austin, mn diane twedell is the chief nursing officer for mayo clinic health systems in austin. she says over 100 open positions for the integrated units will be posted online and priority will be given to those who are already employed. "these will be open internally for our albert lea and austin staff first." cortney belly is a mother who lives in austin and says she's happy to hear about the openings. mayo jobs-pkg-3 "i think that's fair i mean it's about the most you could ask for i mean ultimately mayo has to be profitable too for them to be able to provide the best care possible for everybody." lowerthirdcourtesy:file mayo clinic announces 100 job openings kimt news 3 one group who has been against the consolidation plans from the bginning is the "save our hospital group" kimt reached out to them to get their reaction. the group says this is just another example of mayos inability to be employee and patient centric saying - "save our hospital has received numerous stories from patients who have been rerouted across southeast minnesota with or without family members with them. this has to stop. patients lives are at stake." mayo jobs-pkg-7 but courtney says there will be specializations in every city-and she knows of people who drive from austin to rochester which is even further. "it is unfortunate but i think there will be specialized stuff there that people from austin are going to drive to albert lea for too" mayo jobs-lgrx-2 the minnesota nurses association also released a statement tonight on facebook saying in part: mayo jobs-lgrx-3 "mayo is once again causing more anxiety among employees and going against what they said they were going to do. this raises the question of mayo;s true motivation about the actual timeline for closing the albert lea units." for the full statements you can head to kimt dot com, this story is under local news. live in the rochester studio brooke mckivergan kimt news 3 thank you brooke. twedell says that mayo encourages staff to consider their options and apply for these positions now so they can begin planning for their future. / lois
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