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St. David's North Austin Medical Center

12221 MoPac Expressway N Austin, TX

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Hospital Bio

St. David’s North Austin Medical Center is a full-service hospital located at Parmer Lane and Mopac Expressway. We provide leading-edge comprehensive medical care and many innovative healthcare services. We have provided comprehensive medical services since 1995. The campus is home to the St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas that includes a Level III NICU, Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery, Certified Stroke Center and rehabilitation services, and Kidney Transplant Center.

Hospital Info

Facility Type: Acute Care Hospitals

Ownership: Voluntary non-profit - Private

Military Hospital: No

Awards/Certifications: 100 Top Hospitals By Thomson Reuters, Beacon Award for Excellence in Critical Care, Leapfrog Group Grade “A” in Patient Safety, Mission Lifeline: Gold Accreditation for STEMI Care, The Gold Seal of Approval by The Joint Commission, Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission

Teaching Hospital: Yes

Trauma Level: Level IV Trauma Center, Level III NICU

Number of beds: 332

Services At This Hospital

  • Cancer Care
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiovascular Services
  • Continence and Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Diabetes Education Program
  • Emergency & Urgent Care
  • Endoscopy
  • Heart & Vascular
  • Hospitalist Services
  • Imaging Services
  • Intensive Care
  • Joint Replacement & Orthopedics
  • Kidney Transplant Center
  • Lymphedema
  • Neurosciences
  • Nutrition and Outpatient Clinical Nutrition Services
  • Pediatric ER Services
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Robotics
  • Sleep Disorder Centers
  • Spiritual Care
  • Surgery
  • Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute
  • Weight Loss Surgery
  • Women's Services
  • Wound Care
3.2 review

Neurology

Good place to work but mostly understaffed

PROS:

Good benefits, frequent meetings with updates on unit changes and departmental communication, incentives for working extra shifts and overtime, they reimburse for ADN to BSN & MSCRN programs.

CONS:

Understaffed most of the time and bad nurse to patient ratios. Neurology unit had 3 different nurse managers during a 2 year period and for 6 months had an interim manager who was not present most of the time.

Neonatal ICU (NICU)

Four Stars

PROS:

It is a fairly good place to be, although NICU has grown fast and has many new grads and nurses with <2years experience. Policies and practice tend to be inconsistent.

CONS:

None

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

Four Stars

PROS:

Great team work and coworker support Great culture and team wirk from the nursing staff

CONS:

None

Labor & Delivery (L&D)

Four Stars

PROS:

Great teamwork! Low staffing more than usual but everyone works well at helping everyone out. Teamwork excellent

CONS:

None

Emergency Room (ER)

Four Stars

PROS:

Lots of psych

CONS:

None

Other

Three Stars

PROS:

Good start Na

CONS:

None

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

One Star

PROS:

None

CONS:

Reconsider

Labor & Delivery (L&D)

Three Stars

PROS:

Very high risk, and very very understaffed

CONS:

None

Neurology

Three Stars

PROS:

It is high ratio of patients to nurse- all patients are high acuity so it is very challenging. Many times others can't help you because they are swamped too!

CONS:

None

Postpartum (Perinatal)

Two Stars

PROS:

None

CONS:

You will always have an 8 pt load