Darlene Moore, R.N., Assistant Chief Nursing Officer at Scottish Rite for Children

Darlene Moore, R.N.

Assistant Chief Nursing Officer

Darlene Moore joined the staff of Scottish Rite for Children in May 1981 as a staff nurse after college graduation. In 1998, she was promoted to Director of Inpatient Nursing and has been a crucial leader for the direct patient care and safety on the inpatient unit for decades. In 1999, Darlene was a recipient for one of the DFW Great 100 Nurses award, and her commitment to putting children and families first has helped create the unique culture that staff and patients say makes Scottish Rite special. In 2022, Darlene transitioned to Assistant Chief Nursing Officer.



As a tertiary referral center for children with complex orthopedic needs, Darlene works closely with the nursing staff and physicians to ensure a safe environment that provides the highest quality of patient care for all the children of Scottish Rite. In her role, she provided leadership and oversight on multiple Scottish Rite for Children committees. Her work directly impacts the quality and safety of patient care and helps develop and sustain a compassionate environment that supports excellence and innovation in clinical practice and patient care experience resulting in positive patient outcomes. 



Darlene is a native of Dallas, and she received her associate’s degree from Angelo State University. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree at Texas Woman’s University, and her master’s degree in Science at Amberton University. Darlene is also a certified pediatric nurse.