OLYMPIA - The Washington State Department of Health has revoked or suspended the licenses, certifications, or registrations of health care providers in our state. The department has also immediately suspended the credentials of people who have been prohibited from practicing in other states.
The department’s Health Systems Quality Assurance Division works with boards, commissions and advisory committees to set licensing standards for more than 80 health care professions (e.g., medical doctors, nurses, counselors).
Information about health care providers is on the agency’s website. Click on “Look up a healthcare provider license” in the “How Do I?” section of the Department of Health home page (doh.wa.gov). The site includes information about a health care provider’s license status, the expiration and renewal date of their credential, disciplinary actions and copies of legal documents issued after July 1998. This information is also available by calling 360-236-4700. Consumers who think a health care provider acted unprofessionally are also encouraged to call and report their complaint.
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In October 2012 the Pharmacy Board suspended the credential of pharmacy technician Jennifer J. Brown (VA00039830) until at least June 7, 2015. In November 2011 while employed at a retail pharmacy, Brown diverted controlled substances and selling them to a third party for distribution. She was charged in Franklin County District Court with obtaining a controlled substance by fraud.
In November 2012 the Board of Hearing and Speech suspended the credential of audiologist Douglas E. Moomaw (LD00001173) for at least two years. He didn’t comply with an agreed order to participate in a substance abuse monitoring program. In October 2011 he was arrested for driving under the influence and has worked while under the influence of alcohol.
In November 2012 the Nursing Commission permanently revoked the credential of registered nurse Karren M. Campbell (RN00069981). In 2011 Campbell was convicted of felony theft for collecting payments from the Department of Health and Social Services between 2007 and 2010 for personal care to a patient that was never provided. She had a history of disciplinary actions based on several misdemeanor convictions.
In October 2012 the Secretary of Health indefinitely suspended the credentials of nursing assistant Sasha Gean Wisner (NA60066200 and NC60104904) for not complying with an order that Wisner complete a core basics training through the Department of Social and Health Services.
In October 2012 the Pharmacy Board indefinitely suspended the credentials of pharmacist intern and pharmacy technician Derek R. Adamski (IR60272932, VB60123882, VA60241606). Between January 2012 and April 10, 2012, Adamski diverted controlled substances on numerous occasions for his own use from Fred Meyer pharmacy, his employer. He began participating in a substance abuse monitoring program in April.
In November 2012 the Secretary of Health denied the application of Danielle L. Dillehay (NC10096907) to reactivate her credential as a certified nursing assistant. In 2009 she was convicted of third degree theft.
In October 2012 the Pharmacy Board modified an order revoking the credential of pharmacy technician Susan D. Miller (VA00039301) for 10 years. The modification reduces the revocation to five years beginning in 2007. Miller may now reapply for a credential as a pharmacy technician.
In October 2012 the Secretary of Health suspended the credential of dental hygienist Nicole B. Polus (DH00005786) for at least five years. In May 2012 she was convicted of two class C felonies in Benton County Superior Court for using her employer dentist’s prescription authority to get controlled substances for her own use.
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In November 2012 the Medical Commission withdrew charges, lifted the suspension of physician Darey A. Philbrick (MD00036145), and fully reinstated his license. He voluntarily surrendered his Texas medical license in June 2012. In October 2012 his Washington license was summarily suspended based on the Texas action. In November 2012 the commission received more information from the Texas Medical Board and found that the alleged misconduct was resolved with his voluntary surrender.
In November 2012 the Secretary of Health withdrew charges against massage practitioner Andrew Olk (MA60228312).
In November 2012 the Secretary of Health withdrew charges against massage practitioner Maggie Liu (MA60086267).
In October 2012 the Secretary of Health ordered that the credential of certified nursing assistant Larry Muse (NC10008439) remain suspended for at least five years. Muse has several criminal convictions and his credential is currently suspended. In October 2012 he was found guilty of reckless driving and was driving under the influence.
In November 2012 the Agency Affiliated Counselor and Certified Counselor Programs indefinitely suspended the credentials of counselor Edward Anthony Desano III (CL60136157 and CG60126673). In May 2012 he failed to enroll in a required substance abuse monitoring program.
In October 2012 registered nurse Stacy Lynn Crampton (RN00108658) voluntarily surrendered her credential to the Nursing Commission. She was charged with diverting controlled substances for her own use from the University of Washington Medical Center, where she was employed.
In November 2012 the Secretary of Health suspended the credential of registered nursing assistant Dominique Marie Warrick (NA10082845) for at least three years. Between April 2006 and March 2012, while employed at a boarding home, Warrick took multiple blank checks from a resident without permission, wrote checks totaling $6,000 to a third party who then deposited the checks, took a $500 fee, and gave Warrick the balance.
In November 2012 Cyndi M. King (CP00004031) voluntarily surrendered her credential to practice chemical dependency counseling the Chemical Dependency Professional Program.
In October 2012 the Health Care Assistant Program suspended the credential of health care assistant Lynette Sylvia Feller (HC60253452) for at least two years. Between November 2010 and April 2012, Feller falsified at least 88 prescriptions for controlled substances for her own use. The health care facility where she was working fired her for diverting narcotics.
In November 2012 the Dental Commission placed the credential of dentist Keith Antonio Salvatori (DE60233409) on probation for at least 12 months. In August 2012, he agreed to surrender his Massachusetts dental license for at least 12 months.
In November 2012 the Nursing Assistant Program suspended the credential of certified nursing assistant Teresa Marie Parker (NC10024745) for at least six months and ordered her to take six hours of continuing education before applying for reinstatement. While employed at a Spokane nursing facility, a resident she was feeding spit the food at her. She reacted by slapping the resident on the shoulder and turning the resident’s wheelchair toward the wall.
In October 2012 the Secretary of Health suspended the credential of registered nursing assistant Mary A. Bolter (NA00174307) for at least five years. Bolter financially exploited a vulnerable adult and can no longer be employed in a position that allows her unsupervised access to vulnerable adults or children.
In October 2012 the Physical Therapy Board indefinitely suspended the credential of physical therapist assistant Michael W. Allen (P160041002). He didn’t comply with a 2010 agreed order to participate a substance abuse monitoring program. He was arrested for driving under the influence in March 2011.
In October 2012 the Nursing Assistant Program indefinitely suspended the credentials of nursing assistant Lisa Ann Aase (NA00098511 and NC60202013). She didn’t complete with a July 2012 agreed order to participate in a substance abuse monitoring program.
In November 2012 the Secretary of Health suspended the credential of chemical dependency professional Javier M. Galindo (CP00005480) for at least five years. While employed as a chemical dependency treatment provider, administrator, and clinical supervisor, Galindo charged clients for court-ordered treatment they didn’t receive. In a clinical survey, a state surveyor found several deficiencies in client records, including missing treatment plans, and lack of client assessment or diagnosis.
Out of State
Arizona: In October 2012 physician Thomas E. Garrison (MC00045764) agreed to surrender his Washington medical license and permanently retire. His Washington license was suspended in response to a license revocation in California.
Oregon: In October 2012 the Osteopathic Medicine Board indefinitely suspended the credential of osteopathic physician Mark D. Czarnecki (OP00001962). In February 2012 Czarnecki retired his Oregon license to practice medicine.
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