BrightStar Care Announces Tynisha Mosley-Bates As 2018 Nurse Of The Year

Director of Nursing from Baltimore is Selected From Among Nominees Across the Country

April 25, 2018 // // GURNEE, Ill. - BrightStar Care, a national private duty home care and medical staffing franchise with over 300 locations in 38 states recognized by the Joint Commission as an Enterprise Champion for Quality is proud to announce that Tynisha Mosley-Bates from the company’s Lutherville-Timonium, MD office has been named 2018 Nurse of the Year. At the heart of each BrightStar Care client’s personalized care plan is a passionate and dedicated nurse that oversees all aspects of their care. This award is in recognition for the unparalleled and compassionate care she provides to every client, as well as their family caregivers.

Tynisha initially joined the team at BrightStar Care of Lutherville-Timonium in 2015 as a caregiver after recently relocating to the area. Within 7 months, she became the office’s Assistant Director or Nursing, and only 18 months after that, became Director of Nursing. Tynisha was nominated by Lynn Berberich, franchise owner of BrightStar Care’s Lutherville-Timonium office. Lynn noted her compassion with patients and their families, tenacity with doctor follow-ups, and going above and beyond her duties to ensure comfort and care. Her office was awarded the BrightStar Care Clinical Excellence Award the first year she was the Director of Nursing.

Every year, BrightStar Care franchisees from across the country nominate members of their nursing staff for the Nurse of the Year award. Of the many submissions, one finalist from each region of the country are selected. In addition to Tynisha Mosley-Bates (Northeast), this year’s finalists were Jamie Stephenson from BrightStar Care West Bend, Wisconsin (Midwest), Monica Garrett-Hughes from BrightStar Care Lubbock, Texas (Southeast) and Carl A. Brown from BrightStar Care Central Western Riverside, California (West).

“Tynisha’s passion for helping her clients and their families is evident in the testimonies shared by her colleagues as well as other members of the community, and we are honored to recognize her as the 2018 Nurse of the Year,” said Shelly Sun, CEO and founder of BrightStar Care. “She embodies a leadership by example, and we thank her for her commitment and dedication to BrightStar Care and its clientele.”

“All of us at BrightStar Care Lutherville-Timonium have always known Tynisha was #1,” said Lynn Berberich, BrightStar Care franchisee. “Whether it be the compassionate care she provides to clients and their families, being our go-to ‘hard stick’ nurse, or the mentorship she offers to all of our caregiving and nursing teams - we are elated that BrightStar Care has recognized her for what we’ve known since day one.”

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About BrightStar Care

Based in Chicago, BrightStar Care is a national private duty home care and medical staffing franchise with more than 300 locations which provide medical and non-medical services to clients within their homes, as well as supplemental care staff to corporate clients. BrightStar Care franchise locations across the country employ over 2,500 registered nurses who play a unique role in overseeing the care for each individual client, a service that no other private duty home care provider offers. In addition, BrightStar Care is the only national home care franchise to receive The Joint Commission’s Enterprise Champion for Quality award every year since the award’s inception. In 2015, the company ranked No. 177 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 list, No. 27 on Crain’s Chicago “Fast Fifty,” ranking and was included for the tenth consecutive year on Inc. Magazine’s prestigious Inc. 5000 list.

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