NEW DETAILS: Sacred Heart & Holy Family Employee Cuts - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

NEW DETAILS: Sacred Heart & Holy Family Employee Cuts

SPOKANE, Wash. - 33 Providence Sacred Heart and Holy Family employees are with out a job tonight, after hospital administration decides to eliminate their positions, due to a decline in patients seeking treatment. The cuts include directors, managers and even registered nurses.

Some of those come through the consolidation of management positions, but the hospital says all of the cuts are in direct result of a decreased volume of patients checking into both hospitals. Proof they say, the healthcare industry is not yet bouncing back from the recession.

KHQ local news reporter Kaitlyn Bolduc will have more at 5.

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