Point out disciplines wellbeing treatment vendors

For quick launch: May 18, 2022   (22-069)

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General public inquiries: Well being Devices Purchaser Service   360-236-4700

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Office of Overall health has taken disciplinary steps or withdrawn fees in opposition to the next health and fitness care suppliers in our point out.

The department’s Overall health Systems Excellent Assurance Division performs with boards, commissions, and advisory committees to set licensing specifications for extra than 80 well being care professions (e.g., dentists, nurses, counselors). Data about disciplinary action taken from health-related doctors and doctor assistants can be observed on the Washington Healthcare Fee (WMC) internet site. Issues about WMC disciplinary steps can be despatched to [email protected]

Details about overall health treatment vendors is on the company web site. Click on “Glance up a overall health treatment company license” in the “How Do I?” area of the Department of Health and fitness web page (doh.wa.gov). The site features details about a wellness care provider’s license position, the expiration and renewal date of their credential, disciplinary actions and copies of authorized paperwork issued right after July 1998. This details is also offered by contacting 360-236-4700. Shoppers who assume a overall health care company acted unprofessionally are encouraged to simply call and report their grievance.

Franklin County

In April 2022 the Nursing Commission granted with problems an advanced registered nurse practitioner license to Jonathan Nolan Hale (AP61271241-NP). Hale agreed to participate in a compound use checking method.

King County

In April 2022 the Pharmacy Fee charged pharmacy assistant Jocelyn Emily Kraves (VB61122245) with unprofessional carry out for allegedly diverting a managed material although doing the job at a pharmacy.

In April 2022 the Health-related Assistant Method charged licensed medical assistant Lyudmila Aleksandrovna Sharak (CM60526894) with unprofessional conduct immediately after she allegedly had trouble strolling in a straight line and experienced slurred speech although functioning at a clinic.

In April 2022 the secretary of wellbeing finished ailments on the interim professional medical assistant license of Brooke Traci Neal (IC60955200).

Lewis County

In March 2022 the secretary of health and fitness denied a registered healthcare assistant credential to Sequoiah Christal Fields (MR61246229) right after she unsuccessful to concur to problems on the license. She did not total the sanctions expected by an previously default order imposed just after she utilised a client’s debit/credit card to buy individual items.

Mason County

In March 2022 the secretary of wellbeing denied the property care aide application of Alison Helen Clark (HM61054049) for the reason that she was positioned on the Office of Social and Wellbeing Services’ registry of individuals disqualified from operating with susceptible individuals in 2021.

Pierce County

In March 2022 the Psychological Well being Counselor Software ordered that the license of psychological wellbeing counselor Amanda Anna Boley (LH60429375) be positioned on probation for 24 months. She also was ordered to pay back a $1,000 high-quality and revise her consent agreement. Boley violated documentation and disclosure specifications for a patient’s treatment records.

In April 2022 the Substance Use Dysfunction Skilled Software, Company Affiliated Counselor Method, and Nursing Assistant Software charged Tania A. Rodgers (CG60869869, CO60881295, NC10061998) with unprofessional perform for allegedly having an personal and sexual romantic relationship with a client. Rodgers also allegedly misrepresented and omitted details all through the investigation of the allegations.

Spokane County

In April 2022 the Nursing Assistant System and Medicine Assistant Endorsement Software billed Janina Gabrielle Schmalfeldt (NC60669862, ME60785583) with unprofessional conduct. Schmalfeldt, who holds a certified nursing assistant credential with a treatment assistant endorsement, allegedly took a patient’s hydrocodone ache treatment for her very own use at the assisted residing facility where by she worked.

In March 2022 the secretary of health granted with situations an agency affiliated counselor license to Christa LeAnne Hunter (CG61115361). Hunter agreed to at minimum 12 months’ probation on her license, professional supervision, and quarterly performance reviews. In 2019 she was convicted of taking a motor car or truck with no authorization, a felony, in Spokane County Top-quality Court docket.

Thurston County

In March 2022 the secretary of well being granted with problems a material use ailment qualified trainee license to Joshua Tyler Christensen (CO61260470). Christensen agreed to the conditions, which consist of probation for at minimum two years, experienced supervision of his practice, and quarterly functionality evaluations. He was convicted of many felonies and gross misdemeanors between 2010 and 2018, like assault and driving although underneath the affect.

In April 2022 the secretary of overall health ordered Samantha Kaczmarek to end participating in therapeutic massage therapy in Washington. Kaczmarek has by no means held a license to practice as a therapeutic massage therapist in Washington.

Notice to Editors: Wellbeing treatment companies charged with unprofessional carry out have 20 days to reply to the Section of Well being in writing. The situation then enters the settlement system. If no disciplinary agreement can be achieved, the scenario will go to a listening to.

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