State revokes, suspends licenses, certifications, registrations of health care providers

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For immediate release: July 22, 2022 (22-107)

Contact: Sharon Moysiuk, Communications 360-549-6471
Public Inquiries: Health Systems Customer Service 360-236-4700

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Health has revoked or suspended the licenses, certifications, or registrations of the following healthcare providers in our state. The department also immediately suspended the credentials of people who were barred from practicing in other states.

The Ministry’s Health Systems Quality Assurance Division works with boards, commissions, and advisory committees to set accreditation standards for more than 80 health professions (e.g., dentists, nurses, counselors ). Information on disciplinary action taken against doctors and medical assistants can be found on the Washington Medical Commission (WMC) website. Questions regarding WMC disciplinary action can be sent to [email protected]

Information about health care providers can be found on the agency’s website. Click on “Find a healthcare provider licensein the “How do I?” section of the Department of Health homepage (doh.wa.gov). The site includes information about a health care provider’s license status, title expiration and renewal date, disciplinary actions, and copies of legal documents issued after July 1998. This information is also available by calling 360-236-4700. Consumers who believe a health care provider has acted unprofessionally are also encouraged to call and report their complaint.

Cowlitz County

In June 2022, the Dental Commission suspended the dental assistant license of Mandy Shanee Crane (D161206246) for non-compliance with the requirements of a monitoring program.

Franklin County

In June 2022, the Certified Caregiver and Caregiver Program Shaelynn Marie Logozzo (NC60855746) accepted a license suspension. Logozzo was found guilty of two counts of assault in Benton County District Court.

Grant County

In June 2022, the health secretary suspended home help from Alison Dawn Sedlacek (HM60620759). Sedlacek told her employer that she took a patient’s hydrocodone pill and did not respond to an investigator about the allegation.

King’s County

In June 2022, the Board of Nursing suspended the registered nurse license of Corina Saldivar (RN60474579) after withdrawing injectable hydromorphone for several patients, but did not document drug administration or wastage.

In June 2022, the Substance Use Disorders Program and Stephen Robert Adkins (CP60264602), a chemical addiction professional (now a substance use disorder professional), has accepted an order suspending his license. Adkins disclosed personal and emotional issues with a patient, which caused the patient emotional distress and threatened her recovery.

In June 2022, the health secretary suspended the certified medical assistant license of Heidi Marie Vaughn (CM60366750). Vaughn was convicted of felony theft in Federal Way City Court and Snohomish County District Court in 2015. In 2016, Vaughn was convicted of unlawful solicitation for possession of a controlled substance in the Superior Court of Pierce County. Vaughn has not responded to charges related to those convictions.

In June 2022, the health secretary suspended for at least two years the certified nursing aide license of Angela Lorraine Walker (NC60508680). Walker was charged with attempted identity theft and attempted robbery in Kirkland Municipal Court after she allegedly made unauthorized purchases with a patient’s debit card to pay her rent.

Kitsap County

In June 2022, the health secretary suspended for at least two years the mental health counselor license of David Scott Secret (MC60842091) because he was romantically involved with a patient and did not record his sessions.

Pierce County

In June 2022, the Health Secretary suspended the licensed practical nurse license of Alexandra Smith-Rosas (NA61172518). Smith-Rosas exhibited behavior at work that gave the appearance that she was under the influence of an intoxicant. She told a supervisor that she had taken Percocet and cocaine. Smith-Rosas did not respond to the charges.

In June 2022, the health secretary suspended for at least 10 years the radiology technologist license of Tony Mandel Johnson (RT60040761). Johnson was found guilty of two counts of child molestation in Pierce County Superior Court.

out of state

Montana: In June 2022, the Board of Nursing suspended the registered nurse license of Kathryn S. Fowler (RN61015330) after the Montana Board of Nursing accepted Fowler’s credential waiver after finding that Fowler engaged in unprofessional conduct when she reduced an infant’s intravenous fluids without an order from the attending physician and without contact the attending physician.

New Mexico: In June 2022, the Physiotherapy Board suspended the physiotherapy assistant license of Daniel Kuemmerle (P160889931). In a consent order in Minnesota, he admitted to engaging in unprofessional conduct by intentionally exaggerating his time with clients and charging for time when work was not being done. He has not responded to charges from Washington State related to the Minnesota conduct.

California: In June 2022, the health secretary revoked the massage therapist license of Fengshi (MA60746129). Shi’s exam result was invalidated after he was identified as one of hundreds who cheated on the exam thanks to the involvement of his massage school, which sold cheat sheets and fake credentials for education and training.

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