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A Washington state emergency room doctor has been fired after going on Facebook and TV and publicly accusing the hospital where he worked of a slow response to the coronavirus that exposed staff to danger.
Ming Lin showed up for work at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center on Friday and was told he had been terminated before the start of his shift, The Seattle Times reported.
“I got a message that said, ‘Your shift has been covered,’” Lin told the paper.
The hospital employed Lin for 17 years under a contract with TeamHealth, a national health care staffing company.
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TeamHealth told The Associated Press in an email Saturday that it would try and find Lin a job somewhere else. The company