Fairview Health Services Manager Clinical - Surgery Admit Unit/PACU in Woodbury, Minnesota


Healtheast and Fairview Health Services is looking for a Surgery Admit Unit/PACU Clinical Manager at Woodwind’s Hospital in Woodbury, MN. This position is an 80 hour per two weeks exempt position and is eligible for full benefits.

Woodwinds Health Campus opened its 86-bed hospital in August 2000. Located on 30 acres of pristine wetlands in Woodbury, MN, it’s the only hospital in the southeast metro area. Woodwinds provides convenient, comprehensive and quality health care for the community. You’ll find the services you need all in one location. We're known for attention to detail — and attention to patients — and the calming ambiance is enhanced by the surrounding woods and wetlands.

About this position - SAU/PACU Clinical Manager

Working in the SAU/PACU at Woodwind’s Hospital is an exhilarating and fast paced experience. We are continually changing to keep up with the needs of our patients, families, and employees. We pride ourselves in delivering the best patient care every day, every time. If you are open to change and motivated by excellence, then SAU/PACU is for you.

As Clinical Manager you will manage unit operations for the SAU/PACU department ensuring consistency and accountability of operations. Other exciting duties include: Partnering with unit Lead Preceptor, Educator and Staffing Department. Participate in staff interviews and hiring. Work on improvement projects in department and collaborate with other departments utilizing Value Based Improvement methodology.

  • 17 SAU/PACU bays

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • 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.

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

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements.

  • Performs other responsibilities as needed/assigned.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

  • Valid Basic Life Support(BLS)

  • Valid RN Licensure from MN Board of Nursing

  • Valid Advanced Cardiac Life Support(ACLS) from American Heart Association for some units

  • 2 years nursing experience

  • Preceptor and Charge Nurse experience

  • Experience with quality improvement activities

  • Ability to function as a Charge Nurse, Preceptor, Clinical Resource and Educator

  • Must be a clinical expert


  • Master’s Degree in Nursing

  • Certified Perioperative Nurse(CNOR) from Competency and Credentialing Institute for some units

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-22116

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Leadership/Management/Executive

Location Woodwinds Hospital

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Department Surgery Admitting & Recovery