For instant release: June 27, 2022 (22-094)
Contact: Sharon Moysiuk, Communications 360-549-6471
Community inquiries: Well being Systems Client Service 360-236-4700
OLYMPIA — The Washington State Office of Overall health has taken disciplinary steps or withdrawn charges versus the adhering to wellbeing treatment vendors in our state.
The department’s Health and fitness Devices Quality Assurance Division operates with boards, commissions, and advisory committees to established licensing standards for much more than 80 wellness treatment professions (e.g., dentists, nurses, counselors). Information and facts about disciplinary action taken towards health care physicians and doctor assistants can be located on the Washington Professional medical Commission (WMC) web site. Inquiries about WMC disciplinary steps can be despatched to [email protected].
Info about wellness treatment suppliers is on the agency web site. Simply click on “Glance up a overall health care supplier license” in the “How Do I?” portion of the Office of Well being internet site (doh.wa.gov). The website contains info about a health and fitness care provider’s license standing, the expiration and renewal day of their credential, disciplinary actions and copies of authorized documents issued following July 1998. This info is also readily available by contacting 360-236-4700. Customers who assume a well being care company acted unprofessionally are inspired to call and report their criticism.
In May well 2022 the Nursing Assistant Software billed qualified nursing assistant Shaelynn Marie Logozzo (NC60855746) with unprofessional carry out just after she was convicted of two counts of assault in Benton County District Courtroom.
In Might 2022 the Dental Fee ended disorders on the dental license of Peter M. Cha (DE00006848).
Grays Harbor County
In May perhaps 2022 the Crisis Medical Companies Program charged emergency health care technician Mary Lynn Jarzabek (ES61065273) with unprofessional perform due to the fact she allegedly was not affiliated with an Unexpected emergency Healthcare Services agency licensed by the secretary of health and fitness.
In May possibly 2022 the Therapeutic massage Therapist Program billed massage therapist Xing Yu Chen (MA60115256) with unprofessional perform. Section inspectors located that Chen’s therapeutic massage enterprise allegedly did not display screen therapeutic massage therapists’ licenses, keep client documents, or carefully thoroughly clean tables and other home furniture, among the other violations.
In May 2022 the Compound Use Disorder Professional Method billed Stephen Robert Adkins (CP60264602) with unprofessional carry out. Adkins, who has a chemical dependency specialist license (now substance use disorder experienced license), allegedly disclosed particular and psychological difficulties to a patient, resulting in psychological distress and threatening the patient’s restoration efforts. He also despatched inappropriate text messages to the affected individual.
In May perhaps 2022 the Nursing Fee billed registered nurse Bryan David Maruhashi (RN60563235) with unprofessional conduct just after he was convicted of four counts of assault in King County Remarkable Court docket.
In May perhaps 2022 the Massage Treatment Method billed massage therapist Donovan Paul Loomis (MA60732442) with unprofessional perform. Fees point out that Loomis performed breast therapeutic massage without the need of finishing the required teaching and education.
In May perhaps 2022 the Dental Commission and dentist Garrett J. Buck (DE60879751) entered an arrangement that makes it possible for an investigator to audit 10 individual information unannounced, which is stayed for as long as he is not practicing in Washington. He’s also demanded to total continuing education and learning, pass a jurisprudence assessment, pay back a good of $3,000 and reimburse the Commission’s charges of $4,000. The Commission identified Buck practiced down below the normal of care soon after inspecting a minimal and recommending an avoidable therapy approach for various tooth.
In May perhaps 2022 the Dental Fee and dentist Shawn Martin Keller (DE00009100) entered an settlement that permits an investigator to audit at minimum 10 client information unannounced and perform an infection manage inspections. Keller will have to also complete continuing education, attain a compound use evaluation, shell out a fantastic of $50,000 and reimburse the Commission $10,000 in expenses. Keller’s treatment method of multiple sufferers fell below the standard of care mainly because documentation was incomplete, crowns experienced open up contacts, and prostheses were being poorly positioned, amongst other challenges.
In May 2022 the Massage Treatment Program billed Jack Eric Johnson (MA60625031) with unprofessional carry out for allegedly giving a massage to a consumer when his license was expired.
In May possibly 2022 the Nursing Commission reinstated with disorders the certified functional nurse credential of Stella Marie Guerrero (LP00040764). Guerrero’s credential is on probation for at minimum 12 months and her employer need to post general performance evaluations. Guerrero is not allowed to work in a temporary or vacation nursing agency, in a house health or local community-based treatment location or educate. Guerrero should also be immediately supervised and is not allowed to functionality as the head or charge nurse.
In Might 2022 the secretary of well being granted with problems a substance use problem specialist trainee license to Caitlin Alys Rogers (CO61285861). Rogers’ credential will be on probation for at the very least a person year and her employer should submit quarterly general performance evaluations. In 2019, Rogers was convicted of theft in Centralia Municipal Court docket and accomplished a Lewis County Drug Court software in 2020.
In May 2022 the Pharmacy Fee billed pharmacy assistant Jonathan Wayne Cooper II (VB60744507) with unprofessional conduct. Cooper was convicted of assault – domestic violence in Pierce County Remarkable Courtroom in December 2020.
In May well 2022 the Nursing Assistant Program reinstated with disorders qualified nursing assistant Joshua Michael Nicholson (NC60804330). Nicholson’s credential will be on probation for at minimum 12 months and his employer should post efficiency evaluations.
In May 2022 the Registered Nursing Assistant Software billed registered nursing assistant Dani Chea (NA61105935) with unprofessional perform immediately after she allegedly sprayed a long-term treatment resident’s genitals with Clorox, offering the particular person a chemical melt away.
In May 2022 the Chiropractic Commission charged chiropractor Gordon Aubrey Myco (CH00003460) with unprofessional conduct. He allegedly did not need people or personnel at the clinic he owns to have on experience coverings or comply with social distancing and COVID-19 screening suggestions.
In May 2022 the Nursing Commission charged registered nurse Michael Justin Guzman (RN60802248) with unprofessional conduct. Guzman failed to chart the early administration of a patient’s medicine and notify the oncoming nurse. Guzman also discontinued a patient’s medicine and failed to observe the patient’s vital signs and chart them.
In May well 2022 the secretary of health accepted with conditions the agency affiliated counselor license of Sharyl Lynn Brown (CG61096012). Brown was convicted of multiple misdemeanors and felonies in between 1994 and 2019, like theft and forgery. Brown agreed to probation via May well 2023, quarterly effectiveness evaluations, and other ailments.
In May 2022 the Nursing Assistant Plan charged registered nursing assistant Domanic Russell Shaver (NA61068384) with unprofessional conduct. Shaver allegedly stole objects from an in-household client’s risk-free and pawned them. He was billed with theft in Spokane County Superior Courtroom in January 2022. He also allegedly despatched a photograph of his genitals to a different caregiver doing work in the residence.
In Might 2022 the secretary of wellness approved with problems the material use qualified trainee license of Jason Louis Estrada (CO61287574). Concerning 2007 and 2018 Estrada experienced multiple convictions in Oregon and Idaho, together with legal trespass and driving underneath the influence of intoxicants. He agreed to 3 years’ probation on his license, skilled supervision of his observe, and quarterly performance evaluations.
In May well 2022 the Compound Use Disorder Experienced Trainee Software charged material use problem skilled trainee Roxanne Sanchez (CO61036095) with unprofessional conduct just after receiving a grievance that Sanchez allegedly tried to falsify a drug exam and borrowed funds from clients and co-employees. Sanchez failed to give a necessary rationalization of these allegations.
Out of State
Idaho: In May possibly 2022 the Dental Commission and dentist Emerson Grant Godbolt (DE60548646) entered an arrangement that permits an investigator to audit at least 10 individual documents more than the up coming year. Godbolt should also reimburse charges of $2,000, comprehensive continuing instruction, and pass a jurisprudence test. Godbolt’s treatment of a minor affected person fell beneath the regular of care similar to normal anesthesia and remedy that was not justified by chart notes.
Notice to Editors: Health care vendors billed with unprofessional perform have 20 days to answer to the Section of Well being in writing. The situation then enters the settlement approach. If no disciplinary arrangement can be achieved, the circumstance will go to a hearing.
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