Seton Medical Center is the largest medical/surgical acute care center in Austin offering comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services. The facility, located in the heart of central Austin’s medical district, recently underwent a $50 million expansion project. One of four Magnet hospitals in the Seton Healthcare Family, Seton Medical Center Austin offers comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for both inpatients and outpatients and regional specialty programs including the Seton Heart Specialty Care and Transplant Center, Shivers Cancer Programs and the Marialice Shivers Regional Neonatal Center. Seton Medical Center Austin was also one of the first two hospitals in Texas to receive certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center.
- ED Volume: 34,000
- ED Beds: 27 (9 monitored)
- Patients/Hour: 1.9
- Admission Rate: 30%
- Coverage: 8- and 9-hour shifts with 44-53 hours of physician coverage per day
- Qualifications: BC/BP in Emergency Medicine
- Documentation: Cerner/CPOE and PowerNote
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