More than 100 Mercy Springfield employees are without jobs. Mercy has eliminated 347 positions system wide—127 are in Springfield.
Leader positions make up 178 of the total jobs affected, according to Mercy. It says the majority of non-leader positions are “non-clinical care roles that are part of Mercy’s revenue management department.”
In a statement from Mercy, the healthcare system says the positions eliminated in Springfield are in a variety of departments and services.
Changes also include implementing a leadership restructuring involving position and title changes for approximately 185 leaders across the Mercy system.
The healthcare system says it’s offering laid-off employees outplacement services and a severance package “including compensation and benefits based on their position and length of service.”
Mercy employees nearly 40,000 in Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas and Oklahoma.