Yvonne Van Dyke- Chief Nursing Officer

Seton Healthcare Family - Ascension's Texas Ministry


Yvonne VanDyke, MSN, RN, Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellow was recently named the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) for Ascension Texas. In her expanded role, Yvonne is responsible for providing the strategic, clinical, and operational nursing leadership for Ascension Texas and the Seton Healthcare Family. She continues to lead the development of strategies that inform operational plans for clinical education, D&T (diagnostics and therapeutics), and pharmacy services that are aligned with the vision, mission, and goals of the Seton Healthcare Family and Ascension Texas. As the Ascension Texas CNO, Yvonne, is the nursing dyad partner with the CMO for Ascension Texas, Dr. David Martin. Yvonne and David are partners in leading the CNOs and CMOs, and other Ascension Texas clinical leaders, in achieving the quadruple aim of delivering high-quality care with better patient and provider experiences at a lower overall cost of care.

Yvonne was recruited to Seton in 2006 after having spent more than twenty years working for Austin Community College as a nursing faculty and holding various leadership roles of increasing responsibility.

Yvonne is a member of several national and local organizations, such as the American Nurses Association and the American Organization of Nurse Executives. She serves as a board member for Hospice Austin and Goodwill Industries of Central Texas. Prior to joining Seton, Yvonne was executive dean for Health Sciences at Austin Community College. Yvonne received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Prairie View A & M University and her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of Texas at Austin.