Leadership Team

Jocelyn Bennett

AMS Phoenix Program Director


Jocelyn Bennett is an accomplished healthcare executive and nurse leader with over 20 years’ experience in clinical and operational roles focused on creating innovative models of care and environments to deliver the highest quality patient and family centred care.

With a reputation as a passionate and values based strategic leader, Jocelyn has expertise leading strategy in diverse programs including Geriatrics/Elder Friendly Care, Mental Health, Emergency and Critical Care and Palliative/End of Life Care.  Jocelyn holds a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of British Columbia and a Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of Toronto.  With a focus on leading clinical transformation through staff engagement, LEAN and process improvement, Jocelyn has led teams in the development, design and evaluation of high performing healthcare environments.  Her research interests include the design and evaluation of innovative models of care and she has presented nationally and internationally on her work.  In 2014, Jocelyn was honoured with the Margaret Comack National Nursing Leadership Award awarded by the Ontario Hospital Association and recognized by the Canadian College of Health Leaders with the national 3M Health Care Quality Team Award for the Acute Care for Elders (ACE) Strategy. In 2015, Jocelyn led a team recognized by the Canadian College of Health Leaders with the National Healthcare Safety Award for the innovative Safe Patient/Safe Staff© Program.