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Jacqueline Ann Beas Ward

Jacqueline Ann Beas Ward, American nurse, healthcare administrator, legal nurse consultant. Certified advanced nursing administration, legal nurse consultant, 2007; adult living facility administrator, nursing home administrator preceptor.


Ward, Jacqueline Ann Beas was born on October 23, 1945 in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Donald C. and Thelma R. (Wable) Beas.


Bachelor of science in nursing, University Pittsburgh, 1966. Master of Arts in Counseling and Guidance, West Virginia College Graduate Studies, 1976. Master of Business Administration, Columbus College, 1983.

AS in Health Services Management/Nursing Home Administration, St. Petersburg Junior College, 1997.


Staff nurse West Virginia University Hospital, Morgantown, 1966—1967. Staff nurse, head nurse Memorial Hosp, Charleston, 1967—1969. Staff nurse Santa Rosa Hospital, San Antonio, 1969.

Staff nurse, supervisor Bexar County Hospital, 1970. Charge and staff nurse Rocky Mountain Osteopathic Hospital, Denver, 1971. From staff nurse to assistant Director of Nursing Charleston Area Medical Center, 1971—1982.

Director of Nursing H.D. Cobb Memorial Hospital, Phenix City, Alabama, 1982—1984. Vice president nursing Venice Hospital, Florida, 1984—1990, vice president operations, 1990—1994. Executive director, vice president Life Counseling Center, Osprey, 1994—1995.

Director skilled unit and special projects Bon Secours/Venice Hospital, 1995—1997. Adjunct clinical nursing faculty Manatee Community College, Bradenton, 1998—1999. Interim administrator Director of Nursing Contracting, Sarasota, 1999—2000.

Administrator Centers for Long Term Care Venice Beach, 2000—2001, Lake Towers-Sun Terrace Health Care Center, Sun City Center, 2002—2005, Tandem Health Care Sarasota, 2005—2007. Executive director Beneva Park Club, Sarasota, 2005. Clinical instructor Chattahoochie Valley Community College, Phenix City, 1982—1984.

Support services consultant Bon Secours Healthcare, Venice, 1996—1997. Support services consultant, interim administration Long Term Care, 1997—1998. Legal nurse consultant, since 2007.


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Daughter of Donald C. and Thelma R. (Wable) Beas. Divorced; children: Charles L. Junior, Shawn M.