Centura Health to invest more than $66 million in wages across Colorado and Kansas | SummitDaily.com

Centura Health to invest more than $66 million in wages across Colorado and Kansas

Healthcare workers at St. Anthony Summit Hospital in Frisco pose for a photo on National Nurse’s Day, May 6, 2020. The hospital is owned by Centura Health.
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Effective Oct. 3, Centura Health, which owns St. Anthony Summit Hospital in Frisco, is investing more than $66 million in its facilities in Colorado and Western Kansas.

According to a news release, the investment will include across-the-board pay increases, market adjustments for some of the health system’s patient care positions and living wage adjustments. The living wage for Summit County caregivers will increase to $17.50 an hour, and in the rest of the state, it’ll be increased to $17 an hour.

In addition, the health system will give 17,260 associates a 3% annual across-the-board base pay adjustment. It’ll also implement a market adjustment for hourly employees for more than 6,000 eligible patient care positions. The goal of a market adjustment is to get hourly wages to nearly 98% of market pay.

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