Chief Nursing Officer
Yvonne VanDyke assumed her role as Senior Vice President for Nursing in the fall of 2013. She provides leadership for Seton’s chief nurse officers and Nursing Executive Committee in the development and implementation of the overall strategic plan for nursing that aligns with Ascension Seton strategy.
In partnership with chief nursing officers, Yvonne ensures continuity and consistency of nursing care across the hospital system. Yvonne also is responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership for clinical education, nursing research and nursing staffing resources.
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 Ascension 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.