Nurse Accidentally Drops Newborn, Keeps Job
Uniontown Hospital spokesman Josh Krysak says the hospital isn’t releasing the name of the nurse or saying how she’s being punished because it’s a confidential personnel matter.
Krysak says the hospital’s internal review determined the nurse dropped the baby June 30 on accident. The 32-year veteran nurse was in a chair feeding and burping the 1-day-old baby when he slipped from her grasp.
Baby Eli Murdock was later diagnosed with a skull fracture at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
Eli’s mother, Jacqueline Hunt, tells WPXI-TV the baby is gaining weight but remains in intensive care.
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