Delaware Hospice recently announced new additions to its staff.

Delaware Hospice recently announced new additions to its staff.

Michelle L.M. Baker, of Frankford was hired as a registered nurse. Baker received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Salisbury State University. Betsy Brucmmer, of Wilmington, was hired as a registered nurse. Brucmmer holds degree in psychology, nursing and certificates in wound care and hospice care. She has 20-plus years of experience in oncology, 10 years in hospice care and 10 years home care.

Mary Ellen Edge, of Milton, was hired as a palliative social worker. Edge received her Master of Social Works and Bachelor of Science in nursing from the Simmons College School of Social Work, Georgetown University. Ashley Hickman, of Millsboro, was hired as a certified nursing assistant. Lucretia Jones, of Dover, was hired as a certified nursing assistant. Nikkole Lucas, of Wilmington, was hired as a certified nursing assistant scheduler coordinator.

Katherine Lynch, of Middletown, was hired as a registered nurse. Lynch has previous experience in long term care, as well as a medical surgical nurse at a local hospital. Lauren R. Orlando, of Wilmington, was hired as a registered nurse. Orlando received her associate degree in nursing from Delaware Technical Community College. She has a background in behavioral and psychiatric care.

Toshi D. Reynolds was hired as a certified nursing assistant. Reynolds comes from an extensive background of health care work, including as a registrar for diagnostics. Lin Simon, of Rehoboth Beach, was hired as a quality outcomes specialist. Simon holds a doctorate in nursing: ethics, health administration and public policy from George Mason University. She has over 20 years of experience in palliative care of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and their families in a community setting.

Holly Taylor, of Bear, was hired as a certified nursing assistant. She has 11 years of experience. Kara C. Warsing, of Clayton, was hired as a certified nursing assistant. She holds her degree from Delaware Technical Community College.

Megan Wentling, of Clayton, was hired as a registered nurse. She holds her degree from Wesley College. Wentling is chemotherapy/biotherapy certified. Anthony Zarrello was hired as executive chef. Zarrello was executive chef for Connections Community Support Program.