Keokuk hospital eliminates 24 full-time jobs

Published On: Feb 11 2013 08:38:48 AM CST
KEOKUK, Iowa (AP) -

Keokuk Area Hospital has cut almost 8 percent of its full-time jobs.

The Daily Gate City reports that 24 full-time and 10 part-time jobs were eliminated.

Fitch Healthcare President Duane Fitch said Friday that no direct patient-care nurses, entire departments or services were lost.

Fitch Healthcare, of Oak Brook, Ill., was hired by the hospital board to help turn around the hospital's finances.