WMSN FOX 47
 

FOX 47 - Health News

JANESVILLE (WMSN) -- It's just what the doctor ordered for struggling Janesville.


St. Mary's is opening a state-of-the-art hospital next year, bringing hundreds of jobs with it.


As hospital leaders put on the finishing touches before the grand opening in January, the recruitment team is sifting through nearly 6,000 online applications to fill 350 jobs.


"We always did a good job to stay ahead of it," said Eric Thornton, Director of Human Resources.


They're receiving about 100 applications each day.


These jobs are a much needed boost for an area hit hard.


Among the jobs added, 80 new nursing positions.


"All of our departments are still hiring so we expect to do that through October," said Thornton.


Leaders at St. Mary's have only filled about 1/3 of the new positions available.


"Infectious disease, case management, ultra sound," said Thornton of the available positions.


The new hospital will include surgery, cardiology and E.R. services.


Brent Sutherland was just hired as the director of operations, providing building maintenance.


He says these hundreds of new jobs bring hope to the area.


"You've not only created the jobs but a lot of supporting jobs.  It's going to have a big impact," said Sutherland.


To find out more on the jobs still available, click here.

Janesville hospital still hiring for hundreds of new jobs

Video List

Sun. - Fri. on FOX 47 News at 9!

Top Health Headlines (foxnews.com)

Patient at New York City hospital tests positive for Ebola
A health care worker who recently returned from West Africa is being tested at a New York City hospital for possible Ebola, officials said.

Guilt trip: Controlling parents hurt kids’ future relationships
Blame your parents if you’re a 20-something who can’t maintain a healthy relationship, researchers say.

How I feel when my numbers are low
I have been exhausted for the past three weeks, which is one reason I was unable to post update my blog last week.

Green coffee bean extract study recalled: What it means for consumers
Dr. Mehmet Oz promoted green coffee bean extract as a “magic weight-loss cure,” but last week two authors of the study Oz cited in a government hearing retracted their research.

How hair can (and can't) tell us if someone is dead
If hair at a crime scene shows signs of a "fungal invasion," forensic scientists may well conclude the hair's owner is dead—but that's not the case, a new study in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B explains.

Advertise with us!

Tonight on FOX 47

5:00pm Two and a Half Men
5:30pm Big Bang Theory
6:00pm Modern Family
6:30pm Big Bang Theory
7:00pm Bones
8:00pm Gracepoint
9:00pm FOX 47 News at 9
9:35pm Modern Family
10:05pm Mike & Molly
10:35pm Mike & Molly
11:05pm Two and a Helf Men
11:35pm The Simpsons
12:05am Community


Complete FOX 47 Schedule

To FOX.com

Advertise with us!
IE6 Float Fix