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Providence nurses pass two-year agreement

MEDFORD, Ore.– UPDATE: Nurses from Providence Medford Medical Center passed a new two-year contract agreement with the hospital on Saturday night. The 287 registered nurses, represented by Oregon Nurses Association successfully voted to ratify the contract after eight months of negotiations and …

Nurses optimistic of their future

Medford, Ore.- Nurses from Providence Medford Medical Center say they are optimistic about reaching an agreement with the hospital. This comes after nurses claim a staffing shortage is hurting patient care and resulting in them being overworked. A group of them met …

Providence nurses approve informational picket

Medford, Ore.- Providence Medford Medical Center nurses who are represented by the Oregon Nursing Association have approved an informational picket. The vote was made Wednesday night and allows the nurses to move forward with a picket if a deal isn’t made with …

Medical centers prepare for the eclipse

Medford, Ore. –  One urgent care in our area is ready to beef up staffing, if there are a lot of injuries during the upcoming solar eclipse. Brent Kell the Chief Executive officer of Valley Immediate Care says usually with these big …

Need for nurses in southern Oregon

Medford, Ore. — There’s a big need for nurses in the valley. According to the Oregon Employment Department the health care industry is not only the largest industry in the area, but it’s the fastest growing. And experts say it shows no signs of …