September 03, 2020
Plano, TX – Damita Williams, Ed.D., RN, has joined Medical City Plano as chief nursing officer, effective September 1.
“I’m delighted to welcome Damita to our leadership team,” says Carlton Ulmer, CEO of Medical City Plano. “Her proven record of positive change and extensive experience will enable her to contribute tremendously to Medical City Plano’s continued commitment to compassionate, quality care for the many human lives who entrust us with their care.”
Prior to Medical City Plano, Williams served as chief nursing officer at Medical City Fort Worth since 2017. During her tenure, the hospital received elite Magnet re-designation for nursing excellence for the third time and nursing turnover dropped significantly. Additionally, she worked to enhance clinical quality, leadership development and patient experience.
Williams first joined HCA Healthcare, Medical City Healthcare’s parent company, in 2014, where she served as chief nursing officer for Methodist Children’s Hospital and Women’s Services and Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. Prior to those roles, she held numerous nursing leadership positions at large regional hospitals in Michigan and Indiana, where she first began her career as a neonatal ICU nurse.
Williams holds several degrees, including a Doctor of Education and a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Indiana Wesleyan University, a Master of Science in Nursing Administration from University of Saint Francis and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ball State University.