PACU Manager


Varies; Full Time

Standard Hours/Week:

General Description:
The Manager is responsible for promoting and demonstrating Parrish Healthcare's Culture of Choice®; actively and effectively participates in ensuring strategic goals and objectives are met or exceeded; provides the management and oversight necessary to ensure assigned functional area(s)- Pre-Op, Post Anesthesia Care (PACU), Pre-Admission Testing (PAT), Anesthesia Support Services-have the proper resources, metrics and talent in place to effectively fulfill our mission to provide Healing Experiences for Everyone all the Time® and achieve organizational strategic (Game Plan) goals. The Manager assumes 24-hour responsibility and accountability for assigned functional area(s). This position reports to the Director, Surgical Services.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manages operational planning within assigned functional area(s) to anticipate current /future service solutions;
  • Manages implementation of growth strategies to support achievement of Parrish Healthcare Game Plan goals.
  • Assures the achievement of departmental dashboard metrics within each strategic pillar (People, Service, Quality, Growth, Finances);
  • takes immediate and effective steps to assure national benchmarks are achieved or sustained.

  • Manages departmental systems, processes, policies and procedures that result in assigned area(s) of responsibility and care partners always providing excellent service excellence as measured by national best-practice benchmarks.

  • Responsible for staff scheduling of assigned areas, recruitment, interviews, hiring, disciplinary action and performance evaluations. Participates in surgical services on-call rotation, ability to staff in assigned departments to support the team, participate in developing budgets and monthly variances, strong communication skills, SSAT committee participation, staff meetings, department growth and development, care partner professional growth and development, customer service with post discharge phone calls, participate in annual competencies with education team.
  • Manages systems, processes, policies and procedures that result in a continuous improvement environment within which assigned area(s) and care partners always achieve national best/leading-practice standards for quality and safety as measured by CMS, Joint Commission, and other regulatory agencies pertinent to areas of responsibility; holding self and others accountable for actions and outcomes.
  • Responsible for the adherence to all Parrish Healthcare policies and procedures as well as regulations and codes established by federal, state, and local governments affecting professional practice and industry regulations. Leads necessary certification, accreditation, and audit procedures; and ensures that reports required by regulatory agencies are prepared and submitted within established timeframes.

  • Manages systems, processes, policies and procedures that result in an inclusive, collaborative, healing work environment within which national best/leading-practice standards for employee engagement are achieved as measured by effective performance management, problem-solving and conflict resolution, mentoring aspiring care partners; and inspiring care partner commitment to our mission, vision, values and safe care pledge.
  • Maintains skills and knowledge within professional practice for self and for assigned care partners; able to step in and serve as back up to assigned care partners to cover staffing needs as necessary.

  • Manages systems, processes, policies and procedures that result in effective planning and administration of annual budget(s); productive, cost efficient and effective operations within assigned functional area(s); and effective corrective actions for any operating expenses that deviate from budget.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Knows fire, disaster and safety procedures and regulations as pertains to the work area.


Formal Education:
  • Bachelor's degree required within related field. Associate's Degree (AA or AS) in related field with two years supervisory or management experience may be substituted for Bachelor's Degree.

Work Experience:
  • 3 years to < 5 years of experience in related area with two of those years being supervisory or management experience.

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:
  • Current Sigma Six Green Belt certification, or required within one (1) year of employment.
  • Active/Clear State of Florida RN License required.
  • BLS, ACLS and PALS through The American Heart Association required.
  • CNOR Certification required within 18 months of hire date.

Full Time Benefits:
Eligible to participate in a number of PMC-sponsored benefits, including:
  • Benefits Start on Day 1
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Educational Assistance
  • EAP, Flex Spending, Accident, Critical and Other Applicable Benefits
  • Annual Accrual of 152 Personal Leave Bank (PLB) Hours

Parrish Healthcare is a caring community of healthcare professionals passionate about excellence and fulfilling our mission of providing Healing Experiences For Everyone All The Time®.

Parrish Healthcare has a Culture of Choice®. This means a we have a healing work environment that empowers people to aspire to be their very best. We partner passionate, talented and skilled people in the right role with the right resources. We provide a clear and strategic direction to achieve superior results on behalf of the communities we serve.