For immediate release: September 20, 2016 (16-110)
Contact: Julie Graham, Strategic Communications Office 360-801-1628
Clark County nursing assistant’s license immediately suspended
OLYMPIA –Washington State Department of Health suspended the nursing assistant credential of Julie A. Barnett (NC.10069942) pending further action, based on a criminal conviction.
Barnett’s credential was suspended based on a conviction of third-degree assault, a class C felony. Charges state that Barnett admitted she kissed a minor while her boyfriend had intercourse with the minor.
Barnett cannot practice in Washington until the charges are resolved. She has 20 days to respond to the charges and ask for a hearing.
The legal documents on this case are available by clicking the link to Provider Credential Search on the agency home page; copies can also be requested by calling 360-236-4700. Anyone who believes a health care provider acted unprofessionally is encouraged to call that number to report their complaint.
The Department of Health protects and promotes public health, safety, and welfare in Washington by regulating the competency and quality of health care providers. The agency establishes, monitors, and enforces qualifications for licensing, consistent standards of practice, continuing competency mechanisms, and discipline. Rules, policies, and procedures promote the delivery of quality health care to people in Washington.