For immediate release: December 24, 2020 (20-262)
Contact: Sharon Moysiuk, Communications 360-549-6471
King County nursing assistant’s license suspended on allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor
OLYMPIA – State health officials immediately suspended the license of King County certified nursing assistant Julie G. Laroza (NC.60253528) pending further legal action.
Laroza has been charged with two counts of first-degree child rape, a class A felony, in King County Superior Court. Charges state Laroza engaged in sexual contact including sexual intercourse with a minor on multiple occasions between December 2011 and December 2016.
Laroza cannot practice in Washington until the charges are resolved. He has 20 days to respond to the charges and 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.