Fairview Health Services SAU/PACU - Manager Clinical - St Joseph's Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota


Clinical Manager, is charged with the unit operations for specific department/unit ensuring consistency and accountability of operations.


  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations and policies, procedures and standards

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements to achieve clinical, satisfaction and/or efficiency outcomes

  • Manages day-to-day operation of the department ensuring department meets the needs and expectations of HealthEast and its customers

  • Works with the Clinical Director in establishing unit goals and objectives.Identifies problems and issues, develops solutions, and implements plans of action in order to promote customer satisfaction and service

  • Maintains quality assessment and quality improvement activities. Monitors productivity and procedure volume data. Maintains equipment inventory and service reports

  • Ensures staff compliance in areas of job requirements and education

  • Completes staffing schedules to ensure adequate coverage

  • Promotes family-centered care and patient safety


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of Nursing required

  • Master's degree preferred

  • Valid Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • Valid RN-MN license from the Minnesota Board of Nursing

  • ACLS from American Heart Association may be required for some units

  • CNOR preferred for some units

  • 2 years nursing experience required

  • Preceptor and charge nurse experience required

  • Experience with quality improvement activities

  • Ability to function as a charge nurse, preceptor, clinical resource, and educator

  • Must be a clinical expert

  • Building Organizational Capability. Recognizing that staff development is an essential building block for organizational success. Establishing performance goals and objectives, monitoring progress against agreed upon metrics, and providing accurate behavioral feedback in a manner that maintains self-esteem.

  • Change Management. Inspiring others to embrace change by displaying the proper attitude toward change while helping others to understand the need for and benefits of change. Engaging key stakeholders in the communication and planning processes to ensure buy-in. Being flexible and adaptable in the face of organizational change.

  • Critical Thinking. Identifying and developing efficient and effective ways of approaching problems or new organizational initiatives. Assessing situations and making decisions while considering the implications for his/her domain. Using sound judgment and fact-based analysis to develop solutions that meet organizational goals and objectives.

  • Emotional Intelligence. Demonstrating insight into the emotions and motivations that underlie human behavior and using those insights to build effective relationships with others. Expressing self-awareness, personal responsibility, and confidence.

  • Execution Focus. Developing and implementing systems designed to maximize personal, team, and organizational success. Achieving quantifiable and measureable results across a variety of tasks despite obstacles, risks, distractions, or pressure.

  • Transformational Leadership. Creating and maintaining high levels of energy, instilling pride, and sustaining a vision. Motivating and inspiring the organization to achieve at the highest levels. Fostering an environment where staff is motivated to take on new challenges and providing sufficient support for their efforts.

About HealthEast

At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.

We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.

Job ID 2018-11033

Category Executive/Management

Contract Status NC

FTE 1.00

Authorized Hours 80

Shift Days

HealthEast is an Equal Opportunity Employer. HealthEast will not discriminate in public accommodation, or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age or genetic information.