A registered nurse was arrested while on the job at Riverview Medical Center Saturday, charged with scheming with a Bayshore pizza delivery man to distribute a painkiller, according to Gannett News Service.
The arrest of 48-year-old Vivian Seaman of Union Beach was made in connection with the Friday bust of 32-year old Paul Hatch of Keyport following an investigation by Keyport police, Gannett reports.
Police allege Hatch was dropping off the drug oxycodone while he delivered pizza for a Domino’s store.
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Seaman who began working at the hospital in 1998 has been suspended without pay from her position at Riverview pending the results of the investigation, said Sara Scipioni, a hospital spokeswoman.
“Our own internal investigation following this arrest also did not reveal any irregularities at Riverview,” Scipioni said in a statement. “We are deeply concerned by any allegation of improper conduct by a member of our team, regardless of where the alleged misconduct may have occurred.”
was taken to the Monmouth County Jail, Freehold Township, with bail set
at $27,500. Seaman was released on her own recognizance.