Mayo Clinic Health System, Fairmont Announces Restructuring of Its Surgical Services

Citing low usage on evening and weekend, Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont has restructured its surgical services resulting in the reduction of six positions.


A Press Release announced that, effective January 2nd, the positions of four nurses, one health unit coordinator and one processing technician will be eliminated.


So far this year, only one or two surgeries per week were performed after hours during the week or any time during the weekend.


General surgery will remain four days per week from 7:30am to 3:30pm.  Ear, nose and throat surgeries will be referred to the Mankato Campus beginning January 2nd.


One month ago, Fairmont Mayo announced it was cutting 17 jobs involving nursing staff in the facilities Progressive Care Unit, effective December 9th.