For immediate release: September 19, 2016 (16-107)
Contact: Sharon Moysiuk, Strategic Communications Office 360-549-6471
King Co. respiratory care and certified nursing assistant suspended due to sexual misconduct
OLYMPIA -- State health officials immediately suspended the license of King County respiratory care practitioner (LR.60232233) and certified nursing assistant (NC.10101323) Tuma Yesuf Seid, pending further action. He was charged in King County Superior Court with commercial sexual abuse of a minor.
Seid cannot practice in Washington until the charges are resolved. He has 20 days to respond to the charges and to ask for a hearing.
The legal documents on this case are available online by clicking the link to Provider Credential Search on the Department of Health website; 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.