Ascension Seton Hays

Here we “grow” again! This past year, Ascension Seton Hays has been busy adding additional clinical resources to support our pursuit of a Level II Trauma designation and our drive towards being one of the “top 10” performing hospitals in the country. Our team of nurses perform their jobs knowing the importance of what a life means to both their patients and their loved ones. In the words of one of our patients, Ascension Seton Hays nurses are heroes and angels on a mission to relieve pain and serve others.

Nikki Rivers, BSN, RN, MBA
Chief Nursing Officer

SMCH Quick Facts

*Does not include physicians
Patient Days: 28,196Deliveries: 1,120
Average Daily Census: 77.25Neonatal ICU Days: 519
Average Length of Stay: 3.93Open Heart Cases: 97
ER Visits: 43,094Employees*: 730
Outpatient Visits: 66,505Licensed Beds: 142
Inpatient Surgical Visits: 1,255BSN or Higher Rate: 60.00%
Outpatient Surgical Visits: 2,240Certification Rate: 28.00%
Registered Nurses: 346

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Ascension Seton Hays working towards Level II Trauma Designation

Opened in 2009 as a community hospital to serve rapidly-growing Hays County, Ascension Seton Hays has evolved into as a regional center for complex trauma care. Throughout 2018, the nursing team at Ascension Seton Hays has been working closely with hospital leadership in pursuit of a Level II Trauma Designation.

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