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State disciplines well being care suppliers

For immediate release: Could 18, 2022   (22-069)

Call:  Sharon Moysiuk, Communications   360-549-6471
Community inquiries: Wellness Devices Customer Service   360-236-4700

OLYMPIA — The Washington Point out Office of Wellness has taken disciplinary actions or withdrawn fees from the following health care providers in our condition.

The department’s Wellbeing Units Good quality Assurance Division is effective with boards, commissions, and advisory committees to set licensing requirements for extra than 80 well being treatment professions (e.g., dentists, nurses, counselors). Info about disciplinary action taken in opposition to health care physicians and medical doctor assistants can be located on the Washington Clinical Fee (WMC) website. Issues about WMC disciplinary actions can be despatched to [email protected]

Facts about health and fitness care suppliers is on the agency web site. Simply click on “Glimpse up a health treatment provider license” in the “How Do I?” portion of the Division of Wellness site (doh.wa.gov). The web-site involves information about a well being treatment provider’s license status, the expiration and renewal date of their credential, disciplinary steps and copies of lawful documents issued following July 1998. This information and facts is also out there by calling 360-236-4700. Individuals who think a health treatment provider acted unprofessionally are encouraged to call and report their criticism.

Franklin County

In April 2022 the Nursing Fee granted with disorders an advanced registered nurse practitioner license to Jonathan Nolan Hale (AP61271241-NP). Hale agreed to take part in a compound use monitoring application.

King County

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

In April 2022 the Medical Assistant System charged accredited professional medical assistant Lyudmila Aleksandrovna Sharak (CM60526894) with unprofessional perform just after she allegedly experienced issue walking in a straight line and had slurred speech whilst doing work at a clinic.

In April 2022 the secretary of wellness ended situations on the interim medical assistant license of Brooke Traci Neal (IC60955200).

Lewis County

In March 2022 the secretary of health and fitness denied a registered clinical assistant credential to Sequoiah Christal Fields (MR61246229) immediately after she unsuccessful to concur to ailments on the license. She did not entire the sanctions essential by an previously default buy imposed right after she applied a client’s debit/credit rating card to order own goods.

Mason County

In March 2022 the secretary of overall health denied the residence care aide application of Alison Helen Clark (HM61054049) mainly because she was positioned on the Section of Social and Wellness Services’ registry of those people disqualified from doing the job with susceptible individuals in 2021.

Pierce County

In March 2022 the Mental Well being Counselor Application requested that the license of psychological overall health counselor Amanda Anna Boley (LH60429375) be positioned on probation for 24 months. She also was purchased to pay out a $1,000 fine and revise her consent agreement. Boley violated documentation and disclosure requirements for a patient’s remedy records.

In April 2022 the Substance Use Problem Specialist Program, Company Affiliated Counselor System, and Nursing Assistant Program charged Tania A. Rodgers (CG60869869, CO60881295, NC10061998) with unprofessional perform for allegedly acquiring an personal and sexual partnership with a client. Rodgers also allegedly misrepresented and omitted information all through the investigation of the allegations.

Spokane County

In April 2022 the Nursing Assistant Plan and Treatment Assistant Endorsement Plan billed Janina Gabrielle Schmalfeldt (NC60669862, ME60785583) with unprofessional carry out. Schmalfeldt, who retains a licensed nursing assistant credential with a treatment assistant endorsement, allegedly took a patient’s hydrocodone suffering medication for her personal use at the assisted dwelling facility exactly where she worked.

In March 2022 the secretary of health granted with situations an company affiliated counselor license to Christa LeAnne Hunter (CG61115361). Hunter agreed to at least 12 months’ probation on her license, specialist supervision, and quarterly performance experiences. In 2019 she was convicted of getting a motor motor vehicle without the need of permission, a felony, in Spokane County Excellent Court.

Thurston County

In March 2022 the secretary of health and fitness granted with disorders a compound use ailment experienced trainee license to Joshua Tyler Christensen (CO61260470). Christensen agreed to the circumstances, which contain probation for at minimum two decades, specialist supervision of his practice, and quarterly general performance evaluations. He was convicted of several felonies and gross misdemeanors between 2010 and 2018, such as assault and driving when less than the influence.

In April 2022 the secretary of health and fitness ordered Samantha Kaczmarek to end engaging in massage remedy in Washington. Kaczmarek has by no means held a license to follow as a therapeutic massage therapist in Washington.

Be aware to Editors: Wellbeing care suppliers charged with unprofessional conduct have 20 days to respond to the Office of Well being in producing. The situation then enters the settlement method. If no disciplinary arrangement can be reached, the circumstance will go to a hearing.

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