Construction has begun on new Enon hospital

Construction has begun on new Enon hospital, job interviews set

Construction of Mery Health Springfield’s $14 million new medical campus in Enon has begun and the hospital is holding open interviews to help staff it.

The open interview will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. on May 2 at the Comfort Inn and Suites, at 730 E. Xenia Drive in Fairborn. There, potential employees can learn more about opportunities and interview with hiring managers, the hospital said in a press release.

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“Mercy Health is seeking registered nurses, medical technologists, CT techs, RAD techs and security officers for the new emergency department,” the hospital said.

The new emergency department will open in late 2019 and will be the centerpiece of a new Mercy Health medical campus, company officials said. The goal is to meet the demand for quality health care services in the area, hospital leaders said.

The project is being built on a 12-acre site at exit 24 along I-675.

The new medical center is a need for the western Clark County community, Enon Mayor Tim Howard said.

“It’s been very well received,” he said. “The Enon community, we are an aging population, an aging population that has a need for medical care. The fact that we are going to have an emergency department close to us is a very good thing.”

Howard said the new medical center, Greenon’s new school being built and Speedway expanding its headquarters shows there is great momentum taking place in the area.

The 11,000 square foot emergency department will be the centerpiece, but Mercy Health could add further services at the medical campus site in the future, depending on patients’ needs. The emergency department will provide 10 exam rooms, a lab and imaging center, including CT and MRI scanning capability as well as radiology and ultrasound services.

The facility will be open 24-hours a day and there will be a helipad for patients needing immediate transfer to an appropriate facility after stabilization. Mercy Health also plans to offer a chest pain center to evaluate cardiac care needs at the site, as well as a fast track sports medicine program for sports-related injuries. Other clinical services such as primary care, cardiology and specialty services will be available at Mercy Health’s medical office building in Enon, located at 240 Enon Ave., according to information from the company.

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At the same jobs event, Mercy Health is also hiring for new and open positions at Springfield Regional Medical Center and Urbana Hospital.

For Springfield, there is a need for full time and part time nurses in the Med/Surg, medical cardiology, ICU, cath lab and emergency departments. Full time and part time nursing assistants, CT, OB scrub, surgery, rad and ultrasound techs, dietary staff (including patient ambassadors and food service workers) senior behavioral unit nursing assistant/unit clerk and LPN senior Behavioral Unit.

In Urbana, the hospital is seeking to employ senior behavior unit nursing assistants (full and part-time) and LPN senior behavioral unit (full-time workers for night shifts).

“Please bring a copy of your resume and be prepared for on-site interviews,” the hospital said in the release.

Applicants who can’t attend the open interviews can cantact “If you are unable to attend but would like a recruiter to contact you, please send an e-mail to Lora Risner at LRisner@mercy.com. If you would like to learn more about the open positions or apply in advance, go to mercy.com/careers and search job ID R007608.”

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