A state Department of Employment Security warning notice that notified the public today that Auburn Regional Medical Center will lay off all 827 of its workers Sept. 28 is just another sign that the South King County hospital is about to change hands.
Most of those workers are likely to be rehired by the hospital’s new owner, Tacoma’s MultiCare Health System.
MultiCare spokeswoman Marce Edwards said Auburn Regional workers have been invited to apply for jobs with MultiCare. The interview and screening process is taking place now in preparation for the switch, now set for Oct. 1.
MultiCare is …