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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Scholarships and Grants

For more information, please feel free to email: Gail Acuna, RN, MA.




Target Audience

Capital Idea MOU

Collaborative agreement between Capital Idea and St. David's HealthCare to train individuals in identified healthcare careers

Employees in various healthcare areas

Nursing Academy

Provide counselors and students with an exposure to the variety of opportunities available in nursing and healthcare.

Middle school and high school health science technology students. High school counselors.

Austin Community College (ACC) MOU

Collaborative partnership between ACC and St. David's HealthCare. Provides financial assistance to ACC to increase enrollment in the nursing program.

Students at ACC entering the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program. Allows early enrollment/registration for declared nursing majors for St. David's HealthCare employees.


Incorporates videoconferencing and administered through the Institute for Learning, is an innovative solution to expand the delivery of educational programs and utilization of resources not only to the Austin Market but also to El Paso. The project will provide much needed training on a 24-7 basis.

The project will deliver interactive programs to employees home facilities which focus on developing our employees and improving safe patient care.