ROUND ROCK, Texas—St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center has named Tami Taylor as its new chief nursing officer. In this role, Taylor will provide executive leadership to the nursing team at St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center. She assumed this position on September 30, 2016.
“With more than 25 years of broad-based healthcare experience, Tami is the ideal person to lead our nursing teams as they continue to deliver the highest quality of patient care,” Deborah Ryle, chief executive officer of St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center, said. “I am confident she will be an asset to our executive team at St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center.”
Before joining St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center, Taylor served as chief operating officer at Emergency Service Partners, L.P.— a physician group that provides emergency department physician, hospitalist and laborist services to hospitals and health systems throughout Texas. Her responsibilities included oversight of medical directors as well as the organization’s clinical and quality measures, strategic development of new business, and executive leadership for four freestanding emergency departments.
Prior to her role as chief operating officer at Emergency Service Partners, L.P., Taylor served as vice president of operations at St. Anthony North Health Campus and Medical Pavilion in Westminster, Colorado, where she also previously served as administrative director for clinical services. She has had other executive and managerial roles at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado; St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo, Colorado; and Englewood Community Hospital in Englewood, Florida. Early in her career, she also served in a number of nursing positions at Lexington Memorial Hospital in Lexington, North Carolina and at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Taylor earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Winston-Salem State University and a Master of Science degree in nursing from Research College of Nursing in Kansas City, Missouri. She also holds a Master of Business Administration from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix.
St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center
St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. With 171 beds, the hospital’s comprehensive services include advanced cardiac care at the Heart Hospital of Austin at St. David's Round Rock—the first specialized cardiac facility in Williamson County— with the only Hybrid Operating Room (OR) in the county; emergency services in a 24-hour emergency department, including advanced trauma care with a Level II Trauma Center; St. David's Urgent Care Round Rock; and St. David's Emergency Center in Cedar Park. St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center is also known for providing advanced orthopedic and robotic services, among other complex specialties. In 2016, the hospital received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades and also earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group.