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Registered Nurse

East Berlin, Pennsylvania, 17316, United States
January 12, 2018

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Lynn Ann Ware RN BSN

** ******** ***** **** ******, PA 17316



Present-April 2017 Independent Nurse Auditor Full-time Community Options Inc. Northeastern Region of PA Audit 28 group homes to include 57+ adults with intellectual and behavioral disabilities. Chart content (EMR and paper) focus on medication administration from receipt of prescription to post-administration to client, data analysis of electronic MAR transcription, client & staff observations medication administration, safety, quality of medication storage & handling (including narcotics), environmental assessment, court ordered audits, 75% travel to homes 25% offices. ODP certification: medication administration observer & trainer. Biannual findings report, as per regulations, including noncompliance recommendations for safety & performance improvement. Emergent findings reporting. Autonomous role. Remote work from home when not traveling. Relationship building/maintenance with internal and external departments. COI Special Project: Development and Edit State of Utah COI Medication Administration Curriculum and Test for direct support professionals. Editing of Intellectual Disabilities Handbook for internal company use.

May 2016- November 2016 Quality Performance Manager/Clinical Manager Full-time

OSS Health @ Home York, PA

Management Home Health Team Clinicians (RN’s, LPN’s, CNA, physical, speech and occupational therapists, administrative staff); Supervisory, performance reviews, scheduling; Safety Committee Chairperson; PI Projects including Readmission; NDoc by Thornberry Ltd. EMR; OASIS; Coding; Patient Home Visits with IV, Venipuncture, Wound Vac, Post-Surgical follow-up visits; Policy & Procedures, Regulations & Licensure; Staff Education.

August 2014- May 2016 Quality Assurance Nurse Full-time

Community Options, Inc. York, PA

Administration level; medical audits & reviews for regulation compliance in each group home; nursing assessments of adults with intellectual and development disabilities with psychiatric diagnoses; nursing consultation, recommendations, triage, 6400 PA State Regulations; annual lifetime medical summaries; staff development, evaluations and supervision; collaboration with internal departments and external county/state agencies; Therap EMR; computer proficiency in Microsoft Office programs; non-profit organization fundraising (Cupid Chase 2015).

COI Special Project: 12/2-12/12/16 Amarillo, TX Temporary Nursing Management - coordination of nursing department, new nursing orientation program with evaluation to bring into compliance with TX State Nursing Board and Practice Act with passing re-inspection.

March 2014- January 2014 Home Health Team Supervisor Full-time

Lutheran Home Care York, PA

Management of nurses and backup manager of therapy team; staff competency & evaluations; facilitator of nursing meetings; on-call manager responsibilities; OASIS chart reviews & teaching; field supervision; coordination of care with patients, families, healthcare professional & vendors; staff scheduling. Medicare /Medicaid Regulations and ADR’s.

Lynn Ann Ware RN BSN

45 Sedgwick Drive East Berlin, PA 17316


November 2012- November 2010 Hospice RN Case Manager Full-time AseraCare Hospice York, PA On-Call Triage responsibilities; Symptom management &consultations; Staff development, competency, scheduling, precepting & in-servicing of licensed and non-licensed employees; Palliative sedation, End-of-life decision-making with patient & support system; Liason between facilities, provider relations & hospice agency,

Coordination of care with multidiscipline team. Inventory of equipment & purchasing. Workplace educational speaker; EMR; working knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid Regulations and ADR’s.

June 2010- June 2009 Hospice RN Case Manager Full-time June 2009-July 2008 Home Health Nurse Part-time VNA of Hanover & Spring Grove, PA Wound vacuums, staging & care management, Birth to Elder Adult, On-Call Triage, Neurological trauma patients; Special needs children advocacy; Discharge planning hospital to home; Electronic medical record; Supervisory of licensed and non-licensed personnel; Workman compensation process.

June 2008- September 2006 Diabetes Nurse Educator Part-time Memorial Hospital York, PA Inpatient: acute & chronic care, Insulin protocol management, Multidiscipline team education & collaboration, discharge planning; Outpatient: Early intervention with pre-diabetic patients & diabetes management consultations, 72hr glucose monitoring, Volunteer coordination for outreach events, Coordinator of monthly support group. Clinical Ladders I/II. Electronic medical records. Equipment inventory and purchasing. Educational speaker.

July 2006- August 2003 Community Nurse Educator Part-time Hanover Hospital Hanover, PA State grant: application, budget management, childhood & family obesity program, curriculum developer & facilitator; Interview & apply prospective clients to criteria for programs, published results, selected to present program findings; Coordinator of Multiphasic blood screening, flu shot & vaccination clinics 500+ healthcare consumers; Workplace health screenings & wellness education; Teenage sexual education classes & teen pregnancy support program speaker.

May 2006- September 2006 Adjunct Faculty HACC Campus: Allied Health & Nursing Gettysburg, PA Courses: Medical Terminology and Allied Health Professions; Curriculum development & teaching; Student-Faculty advisory.

July 2003- January 2002 Health and Wellness Educator Part-time Integrative Health Services Self-Employed St. Joseph, MI Workplace staff development & consulting; Health & wellness counseling; Chronic illness education.

December 1996- March 1996 Oncology Nurse Part-time Hematology Associates Ridgewood, NJ Case management of oncology & hematology adult patients; Outpatient medical office; Administration & education of chemotherapy, hydration, phlebotomy, bone marrow extraction, spinal taps, vesicant & non-vesicant chemotherapy mixing; Front office administration & insurance validation.

Lynn Ann Ware RN BSN

45 Sedgwick Drive East Berlin, PA 17316


May 1995- November 1994 Office Staff Nurse Part-time Oakland Medical Center Oakland, NJ Assist physician exams & procedures; Wellness & chronic illness education; office administration. Inventory & administer newborn- adult vaccinations; instrument autoclave sterilization.

January 1993- June 1991 Oncology/Hematology Staff Nurse Full-time Hackensack Medical Center Hackensack, NJ Autologous bone marrow transplant case management, Stage 2 clinical trials; Stem cell breast cancer Stage 2 clinical trials; Provide education & administer chemotherapy, internal radiation & hematology treatments; Multidiscipline team collaboration; Grand rounds case presentations; Preceptor to new hires; Staff scheduling and supervisory.


April 2017 Medication Administration Observer and Trainer Certification

August 2015 BLS & First Aid for Healthcare Providers American Heart Association

June 1998- January1998 Parish Nurse Certificate Felician College Lodi, NJ

June 1991- September 1987 Bachelors of Science in Nursing William Paterson University Wayne, NJ

Professional Organizations

2013 American Nurses Association and PA Nurses Association; 2012 – 2013 Hospice and Palliative Care Association; 2008-2006 American Association of Diabetes Educators Member; 2007-2005 American Public Health Association Member; 2006 PennAde Member

Honors & Publishing:

2015 Women of the Year National Professional Women’s Association

2005 Paper on “Evaluation of nutrition, physical activity, behavior and lifestyle modification pilot program for obese adolescents” selected for poster presentation at the 133rd APHA annual meeting December 10-14, 2005 in Philadelphia, PA.


July- April 2014 First Aid Coordinator March-September 2013 Widow Care Ministry Coordinator of Pilot Program WSEF Church Mechanicsburg, PA

January 1998- July 2001 Certified Parish Nurse Founder & Facilitator of Health Ministry Team Cornerstone Christian Church Wyckoff, NJ

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