St. David's HealthCare

St. David's HealthCare is one of the largest health systems in Texas and Austin's
third-largest private employer, with more than 60 sites throughout Central Texas,
including seven hospitals, four urgent care centers, four ambulatory surgery centers,
and two freestanding emergency departments, with a third set to open in Bastrop this summer.

St. David's HealthCare has a long history of serving the residents of Central Texas
with exceptional medical care. Our 7,500 employees touch over 858,000 lives each
year with a spirit of warmth, friendliness and personal pride.

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Preceptor Development

Nursing Preceptors

St. David's offers a Preceptor Development Workshop to our experienced nurses. Nursing preceptors are vital to the orientation, training and retention of newly hired nurses. This workshop is designed to facilitate the role transition of the bedside nurse to a preceptor role, develops expertise and enables role clarity.  Practical examples and group activities of how to apply concepts such as adult learning theories, Benner’s novice to expert concepts, and constructive feedback tools are used during the workshop.

Non-Nursing Preceptor Program

A non-nursing preceptor program is presented quarterly for experienced employees in non-nursing areas such as respiratory care, laboratory, rehabilitation services, etc., with a curriculum mirroring the nursing program, but incorporating content specific to these areas.


The Leadership Academy

The Leadership Academy

Courses cover topics on leadership skills and service excellence.
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