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: 28,196||Deliveries: 1,120|
|Average Daily Census: 77.25||Neonatal ICU Days: 519|
|Average Length of Stay: 3.93||Open Heart Cases: 97|
|ER Visits: 43,094||Employees*: 730|
|Outpatient Visits: 66,505||Licensed Beds: 142|
|Inpatient Surgical Visits: 1,255||BSN or Higher Rate: 60.00%|
|Outpatient Surgical Visits: 2,240||Certification Rate: 28.00%|
|Registered Nurses: 346|
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.