Layoffs fewer than anticipated at Shore Memorial

Shaun Smith, Shore News Today, January 12, 2011 Somers Point – Although Shore Memorial Hospital announced previously that it was paring down its staff by as many as 90 employees, recent adjustments have reduced the number to 81. Joan Gavin, vice president of nursing, said Monday that 22 registered nurses’ positions have been eliminated; however, all but seven have found other positions within the hospital. “Nursing staffing is unique with maximum flexibility,” Gavin said. According to Gavin, there are 400 registered nurses working at the hospital. Shore Memorial Hospital President and CEO Ron Johnson announced in December that 90 ... Layoffs