February 3, 2023


Great Health is a Choice

State revokes, suspends licenses, certifications, registrations of well being care suppliers

For immediate launch: June 2, 2022   (22-076)

Get in touch with:  Sharon Moysiuk, Communications   360-549-6471
Public inquiries: Health and fitness Devices Consumer Service   360-236-4700

OLYMPIA — The Washington Condition Office of Wellbeing has revoked or suspended the licenses, certifications, or registrations of the pursuing health and fitness treatment providers in our point out. The office has also immediately suspended the qualifications of persons who have been prohibited from practicing in other states.

The department’s Health and fitness Techniques Top quality Assurance Division works with boards, commissions and advisory committees to established licensing expectations for extra than 80 wellness care professions (e.g., dentists, nurses, counselors). Info about disciplinary action taken from medical medical doctors and medical professional assistants can be found on the Washington Health care Fee (WMC) web page. Inquiries about WMC disciplinary steps can be sent to [email protected]

Information about health and fitness treatment vendors is on the agency’s web site. Click on “Glimpse up a wellness treatment service provider license” in the “How Do I?” part of the Section of Wellness residence web site (doh.wa.gov). The web page contains data about a overall health treatment provider’s license position, the expiration and renewal date of their credential, disciplinary actions and copies of authorized files issued just after July 1998. This data is also offered by contacting 360-236-4700. Individuals who assume a overall health care provider acted unprofessionally are also inspired to connect with and report their complaint.

Clark County

In April 2022 the Nursing Assistant Program suspended the accredited nursing assistant license of Akberet M. Tekle (NC10083574). The Department of Social and Overall health Companies decided that he neglected a susceptible grownup and put Tekle on a registry that stops him from being utilized to care for vulnerable older people.

In April 2022 the Nursing Commission suspended the accredited simple nurse credential of Janet Elizabeth Scurlock (LP60178939) and denied Scurlock’s software for reinstatement of the license. The Oregon State Board of Nursing had revoked Scurlock’s license for failing to comply with substance use cure and monitoring necessities.

Grays Harbor County

In April 2022 the secretary of wellness suspended for at minimum 36 months the psychological wellness license of Judith L. Miniken (LH00010642). Miniken violated specialist ethics guidelines when she ended a therapeutic relationship with a consumer who moved into her property.

King County

In April 2022 the Substance Use Condition Expert System and chemical dependency expert trainee (now compound use dysfunction expert trainee) Steven Lee Campbell (CO60733606) entered an settlement that suspends his license. Campbell didn’t enter a compound use software, which was expected as portion of a 2021 settlement.

Pierce County

In March 2022 the secretary of health and fitness suspended the agency affiliated counselor and registered nursing assistant licenses of Paul Thomas Boros (CG60249751, NA00133095). Boros engaged in physical get hold of with a affected person at Western Condition Medical center soon after the affected individual blocked his route, attempted to steal his lunchbox, and tore up his healthcare paperwork.

Snohomish County

In March 2022 the secretary of wellness revoked the registered nursing assistant license of Kelvin Muthomi Njeru (NA60924253). Njeru was billed with rape right after the assisted residing facility wherever he labored documented the sexual assault of a affected person and a DNA take a look at confirmed a robust url to Njeru. He was suspended from training in November.

Thurston County

In April 2022 the secretary of health and fitness suspended the dwelling care aide credential of Carolyn L. Reveals (HM60774986). Demonstrates fiscally exploited a individual she cared for by accepting a personal loan for $700 and the reward of a car or truck valued at $2,200.

In March 2022 the secretary of well being suspended for at the very least five many years the registered agency affiliated counselor license of Jeremy Samuel Kochrian (CG60148814). When offering loved ones therapy to a client and her son, Kochrian exchanged sexually explicit textual content messages with the consumer and experienced sex with her a number of periods.

Yakima County

In March 2022 the secretary of health suspended the licensed nursing assistant license of Deanna Anita-Emily Leos (NC60087144). Leos failed to comply with a 2020 agreement that put her license on probation, essential she notify her employer of the arrangement, and give quarterly efficiency evaluations.

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