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Pierce County health providers disciplined by state in August

Post by Alexis Krell / The News Tribune on Oct. 2, 2012 at 2:23 pm with No Comments »
October 2, 2012 2:23 pm

The Department of Health has taken the following disciplinary actions regarding Pierce County health providers in August.
According to a news release:
The Nursing Assistant Program charged registered nursing assistant Wendy Lynn Bell with unprofessional conduct. Bell allegedly had about nine dogs living in the home where she also provided care to three patients. When a department investigator visited the adult family home for an inspection, Bell wouldn’t allow the investigator to enter for several minutes. The Department of Social and Health Services also issued Bell citations regarding animals on the premises, and failing to keep her home in good repair.
The Nursing Assistant Program ended the probation order against certified nursing assistant Kedeadra S. Goodman.
The Chemical Dependency Professional Program placed the credential of chemical dependency professional Joseph Kim Myrick on probation for at least five years or until he completes his substance abuse monitoring contract. In June 2012 the program charged Myrick with unprofessional conduct. He allegedly relapsed and used cocaine on more than one occasion while in a substance abuse monitoring program.

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