For immediate release: October 29, 2019 (19-123)
Contact: Sharon Moysiuk, Strategic Communications Office 360-549-6471
Licenses of Pierce County health care professional suspended on allegations of sexual misconduct
OLYMPIA -- State health officials immediately suspended the license of Pierce County certified nursing assistant (NC60478918) and emergency medical technician (ES60682249) Jonathan Taylor Younglove pending further legal action.
Younglove has been charged in Thurston County Superior Court with two counts of first-degree viewing depictions of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct, a class B felony.
Younglove cannot practice in Washington until the charges are resolved. He has 20 days to respond to the charges and request 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.