Sturgis Hospital to shed 60 jobs, cut services

STURGIS, Mich. (WOOD) — Sturgis Hospital is eliminating its hospice and child birth services and closing its oncology treatment center, leading to dozens of layoffs.

The hospital announced the cuts Thursday as part of a restructuring plan focused on outpatient services. Approximately 60 full-time workers will be affected, but the hospital says some of those people may move into other vacant positions.

The hospital says the cuts will take effect Monday and include:

  • Closing hospice services
  • Reducing inpatient medical/surgical services (Four inpatient beds will remain)
  • Closing obstetric services
  • Adjusting the staffing and structure of the emergency department  
  • Closing the oncology treatment center

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