For rapid launch: July 22, 2022 (22-107)
Call: Sharon Moysiuk, Communications 360-549-6471
General public inquiries: Wellness Units Customer Service 360-236-4700
OLYMPIA — The Washington Point out Division of Well being has revoked or suspended the licenses, certifications, or registrations of the pursuing overall health care vendors in our state. The department has also right away suspended the qualifications of people today who have been prohibited from working towards in other states.
The department’s Wellbeing Techniques High quality Assurance Division is effective with boards, commissions and advisory committees to established licensing criteria for more than 80 wellbeing care professions (e.g., dentists, nurses, counselors). Data about disciplinary motion taken in opposition to health care physicians and physician assistants can be identified on the Washington Healthcare Commission (WMC) website. Concerns about WMC disciplinary actions can be sent to [email protected]
Information and facts about overall health care companies is on the agency’s web page. Click on on “Look up a wellbeing care supplier license” in the “How Do I?” segment of the Department of Overall health home web site (doh.wa.gov). The web site involves information and facts about a wellness treatment provider’s license status, the expiration and renewal date of their credential, disciplinary actions and copies of legal documents issued following July 1998. This information and facts is also accessible by calling 360-236-4700. Buyers who assume a health and fitness treatment company acted unprofessionally are also encouraged to call and report their complaint.
In June 2022 the Dental Commission suspended the dental assistant license of Mandy Shanee Crane (D161206246) for failing to comply with the demands of a monitoring software.
In June 2022 the Nursing Assistant Software and qualified nursing assistant Shaelynn Marie Logozzo (NC60855746) agreed to a suspension of her license. Logozzo was convicted of two counts of assault in Benton County District Court docket.
In June 2022 the secretary of health and fitness suspended the dwelling care aide of Alison Dawn Sedlacek (HM60620759). Sedlacek informed her employer that she took a patient’s hydrocodone pill and she did not respond to an investigator about the allegation.
In June 2022 the Nursing Commission suspended the registered nurse license of Corina Saldivar (RN60474579) soon after she removed injectable hydromorphone for various individuals but unsuccessful to doc the administration or wastage of the medication.
In June 2022 the Material Use Disorder Application and Stephen Robert Adkins (CP60264602), a chemical dependency professional (now compound use problem qualified), agreed to an get suspending his license. Adkins disclosed own and psychological troubles with a affected person, which prompted the client emotional distress and threatened her restoration.
In June 2022 the secretary of wellness suspended the licensed health care assistant license of Heidi Marie Vaughn (CM60366750). Vaughn was convicted of gross misdemeanor theft in Federal Way Municipal Courtroom and Snohomish County District Court in 2015. In 2016, Vaughn was convicted of illegal solicitation to possess a controlled substance in Pierce County Outstanding Courtroom. Vaughn failed to answer to costs in relation to these convictions.
In June 2022 the secretary of wellbeing suspended for at the very least two many years the certified nursing assistant license of Angela Lorraine Walker (NC60508680). Walker was charged with tried id theft and attempted theft in Kirkland Municipal Court docket following allegedly building unauthorized purchases with a patient’s debit card to pay out her hire.
In June 2022 the secretary of health suspended for at minimum two decades the mental overall health counselor license of David Scott Secrest (MC60842091) mainly because he experienced a passionate connection with a affected individual and did not hold records of her sessions.
In June 2022 the secretary of overall health suspended the registered nursing assistant license of Alexandra Smith-Rosas (NA61172518). Smith-Rosas exhibited behavior at function that designed it seem she was under the impact of an intoxicant. She told a supervisor that she experienced taken Percocet and cocaine. Smith-Rosas did not react to the prices.
In June 2022 the secretary of health suspended for at the very least 10 decades the radiological technologist license of Tony Mandel Johnson (RT60040761). Johnson was convicted of two counts of baby molestation in Pierce County Superior Court docket.
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Montana: In June 2022 the Nursing Commission suspended the registered nurse license of Kathryn S. Fowler (RN61015330) soon after the Montana Board of Nursing approved the surrender of Fowler’s credential after it observed that Fowler dedicated unprofessional conduct when she reduced intravenous fluids for an infant individual without orders from the treating medical doctor and without the need of speaking to the dealing with health practitioner.
New Mexico: In June 2022 the Board of Bodily Remedy suspended the actual physical treatment assistant license of Daniel Kuemmerle (P160889931). In an agreed purchase in Minnesota, he admitted that he dedicated unprofessional perform by deliberately overstating his time with purchasers and billing for time when work was not carried out. He did not react to Washington state prices associated to the Minnesota perform.
California: In June 2022 the secretary of health and fitness revoked the therapeutic massage therapist license of Feng Shi (MA60746129). Shi’s examination rating was invalidated following he was discovered as one particular of hundreds who experienced cheated on the test through the involvement of his therapeutic massage faculty, which bought cheat sheets and faked credentials for training and training.
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