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.

Occupational Health Treatments & Conditions

Work Injury

Your employees are your greatest asset. Keeping them healthy and injury-free ensures a more productive workforce, which improves the financial health of your company. St. David's Occupational Health Services has developed a comprehensive system to help Central Texas' employers protect their employees' health and productivity. Our program for employees injured in the workplace includes:

  • Determination of work relatedness
  • Evidence-based medical management
  • Return to work focus
  • Timely diagnostic and specialist referrals
  • Case management
  • Medical loss and lost-time accountability
  • Appropriate therapy referrals

Why choose St. David's Occupational Health Services?

Our physicians recognize that work-related injuries are expensive, both in medical treatment and in lost time. They incorporate evidence-based, best practice medicine to manage and effectively treat your employees. Our objectives:

When it's simple, keep it simple

  • Avoid medications, or use non-prescription strength medications
  • Avoid lost time or restricted duty
  • Educate the employee regarding expected outcomes and timelines
  • Minimize any appointments and/or missed work time

When it's not simple, keep it focused

  • Avoid/minimize lost time
  • Use appropriate restrictions
  • Effectively communicate with the employer and patient
  • Prudently use medications
  • Meaningful facilitated referrals (Within your network or our system)
    • Specialists
    • Therapies (physical, occupational)
    • Diagnostics

When it's critical, benefit from the relationship with St. David's HealthCare

  • Partnerships with five Emergency Departments, all open 24/7
  • Exceptional Care, every day, at all five St. David's HealthCare hospitals
  • Follow-up care performed at St. David's Occupational Health Services
  • You never want an employee to suffer a serious injury.  Neither do we, but it's our business to be ready

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Download Employer Authorization Form

For more information, please call St. David's Occupational Health Services at (512) 544-8195.

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