For immediate release: October 31, 2019 (19-124)
Contact: Sharon Moysiuk, Strategic Communications Office 360-549-6471
King County nursing assistant’s license suspended on charges of rape
OLYMPIA -- State health officials immediately suspended the license of King County registered nursing assistant Morris Kamara (NA60936974) pending further legal action.
In September 2019, Kamara was charged in King County Superior Court with second-degree rape, a class A felony. Charges state Kamara engaged in forcible sex with an acquaintance.
Kamara cannot practice as a nursing assistant 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.