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St. David's South Austin Medical Center

901 W Ben White Blvd Austin, TX

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Hospital Bio

St. David’s South Austin Medical Center provides convenient, comprehensive healthcare and leading-edge services in Women’s Health, Neurosciences, Oncology, Heart and Vascular, Surgical Services, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation. The hospital is recipient of numerous awards and the third largest private employer in Austin with more than 8,100 employees.

Hospital Info

Facility Type: Acute Care Hospitals

Ownership: Proprietary

Military Hospital: No

Awards/Certifications: 15 Top Health System by Thomson Reuters, Accredited by The Joint Commission, Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, Nation's 100 Top Hospitals® By Truven Health Analytics, Pathway to Excellence Designation, Texas Award for Performance Excellence, Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Award

Teaching Hospital: No

Trauma Level: Level IV Trauma Center

Number of beds: 200

ICU beds: 20

Services At This Hospital

  • Breast Care
  • Cancer Care
  • Emergency & Urgent Care
  • Endoscopy
  • Heart & Vascular
  • Imaging Services
  • Joint Replacement & Orthopedics
  • Neurosciences
  • Occupational Health
  • Pediatrics
  • Rehabilitation
  • Robotics
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Weight Loss Surgery
  • Women’s Maternity & Newborn
  • Wound Care
3.9 review

Intensive Care (Critical Care, CCU, ICU)

ICU

PROS:

The patient ratio is usually the standard two to one and there are lots of positions available. Good critical care experience

CONS:

facility just changed it's trauma level so many new growing pains, the critical care units and ER especially.

Intensive Care (Critical Care, CCU, ICU)

Working in the ICU

PROS:

Travel nurse friendly, lots of things to do in the city, self scheduling for the most part, 2:1 ratio, friendly atmosphere

CONS:

Meditech charting

Labor & Delivery (L&D)

Low risk patients, decent pay and good coworkers

PROS:

The pay was decent and the acuity was low. I would say good teamwork because the majority were travelers. Clean facility.

CONS:

Not organized as a unit. Under staffed

Oncology

Great overall

PROS:

Supportive coworkers, flexible with scheduling, 4:1 max ratio in oncology. Oncology nurses do not float. Lots of opportunity for skill practice

CONS:

Old computer system, heavier patients

Other

Four Stars

PROS:

Awesome hospital

CONS:

None

Step-down

Four Stars

PROS:

Be prepared

CONS:

None

Other

Four Stars

PROS:

Nice place to work

CONS:

None

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

Three Stars

PROS:

Good team work

CONS:

None

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

Five Stars

PROS:

DO IT

CONS:

None

Step-down

Three Stars

PROS:

Good coworkers

CONS:

None

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