Joe Don is Senior Vice President, Patient Care Services for Children’s Health. In his role, Joe Don provides strategic oversight and drives operational excellence of core patient care areas and support services departments for the Dallas campus. Joe Don’s focus is on creating an overall patient care environment that fosters patient advocacy, high quality clinical competence, patient safety and a positive employee experience.
Prior to assuming the role of SVP, Patient Care Services at Children’s Health, Joe Don was the Senior Vice President and Associate Chief Nursing Officer, overseeing the clinical practice of Nursing at Children’s Medical Center Dallas. In 2008, Joe Don developed and implemented a plan to re-establish the role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist at Children’s Health.
Joe Don has been a Registered Nurse since 1992 and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner since 1999 focusing clinically on pediatric hematology-oncology.
Joe Don earned his associate degree in nursing from El Centro College in Dallas, his bachelor’s and his master’s degrees in Nursing from The University of Texas at Arlington.