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Maine's Mercy Hospital cutting 58 positions

AP/Portland Press Herald, March 17, 2010

Mercy Hospital in Portland, ME, informed workers that 58 positions are being eliminated. President and CEO Eileen Skinner said some of those workers, mainly in administrative and support areas, will be able to reapply for other jobs in areas where the hospital is experiencing growth. Mercy is the third hospital in Maine to cut jobs this month. Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor announced it's laying off nearly 50 employees, including 23 nurses. And Pen Bay Healthcare in Rockland said it's cutting 10 positions.