Jeffrey Doucette, DNP, RN, FACHE, NEA-BC, LNHA, CENP

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  • 2014 Fellow
    Jeffrey Doucette

Vice President, Magnet Recognition Program and Pathway to Excellence

American Nurses Credentialing Center

Silver Spring, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Doucette is the Vice President of Magnet Recognition Program and Pathway to Excellence at the American Nurses Credentialing Center.  Prior to joining the ANCC, Dr. Doucette was the Regional Vice President, Clinical Services and Chief Nursing Officer for Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System in Hampton Roads, Virginia. As a Nurse executive he has also served in the capacity of, Associate Chief Operating Officer for Emergency Services at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina and Executive Director of Patient Care Services for Lee Memorial Health System in Fort Myers, Florida.  Dr. Doucette completed his Doctor of Nursing Practice at Old Dominion University.  He received a Master of Science in Health Care Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia.  He serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the DNP program at Old Dominion University.


Dr. Doucette has been practicing for over 20 years, spending the majority of his career in leadership and executive nursing roles.  In addition, he serves on the editorial advisory board for Nursing Management Journal and speaks extensively throughout the country on topics of interest to nursing leaders. Dr. Doucette is a Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellow and a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.  He holds certifications as a Nurse Executive – Advanced, Certified Emergency Nurse, Certified Executive in Nursing Practice and is a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator.  His research interests include Chief Nursing Officer retention, AONE leadership competencies, and developing future nursing leaders.