Austin, TX — St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center has named Tracy Rodriguez, DNP, RN, CENP, CCRN-K, as the facility’s new chief nursing officer. Rodriguez, who served as the chief nursing officer of St. David’s Georgetown Hospital from 2018 to 2023, assumed her new role on July 17, 2023.

“Tracy’s 35-year career as a nurse across multiple disciplines and her extensive leadership experience will allow for the continued success of our nursing staff and patient care teams,” Jeremy Barclay, chief executive officer of St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center, said. “On behalf of St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center, I’m excited to welcome Tracy to our hospital’s leadership team.”

While at St. David’s Georgetown Hospital, Rodriguez directly oversaw the hospital’s nursing administration and house supervisors, and she also initiated a nurse mentorship program. Additionally, Rodriguez had direct oversight of the hospital’s emergency department, inpatient rehabilitation unit, 50-bed medical-surgical unit, 20-bed intensive care unit and women’s services unit, as well as rehabilitation and respiratory therapy programs. Under her leadership, the hospital’s medical-surgical and women’s services units received awards for exemplary nursing.

Prior to her role at St. David’s Georgetown Hospital, Rodriguez was the vice president of nursing at Methodist Hospital Northeast, a 179-bed hospital in northeast San Antonio, where she oversaw more than 300 nurses across multiple units. She also served in numerous nursing leadership positions at facilities across Central and South Texas throughout her career, including Methodist Hospital and Christus Santa Rosa Medical Center in San Antonio.

Rodriguez earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from The University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio, and she received her doctorate in nursing from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She is Certified in Executive Nursing Practice (CENP) and Critical Care (CCRN-K) and a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.