King County nursing assistant suspended on charges of sexual assault

For immediate release: July 28, 2021   (21-177)

Contact: Sharon Moysiuk, Communications   360-549-6471

King County nursing assistant suspended on charges of sexual assault

OLYMPIA – State health officials immediately suspended the licenses of King County certified nursing assistant (NC.60989790) and registered nursing assistant (NA.60912280) Moises Elauria pending further legal action.

Charges state that Elauria sexually assaulted a patient at the adult family home he owned. Elauria was allegedly the primary caregiver for the patient, and DNA evidence samples were collected at the time of the assault.

Elauria 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 can be seen online by clicking the link on Provider Credential Search on the Department of Health website; copies can be requested by calling 360-236-4700. Anyone who believes a health care provider acted unprofessionally is encouraged to call this number and 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.

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