Health workers report
Saturday, September 1, 2012
The Health Systems Quality Assurance Division of the state Department of Health recently took disciplinary actions or has withdrawn charges against these Clark County health care providers.
In July, the Nursing Commission suspended the license of registered nurse Beverly A. Cooke for two years after she tested positive for morphine and admitted to taking patient-returned morphine and oxycodone.
In August, the Department of Health suspended the credentials of registered nursing assistant Rebecca Ann Fay Melcher for two years. Melcher tested positive for marijuana.
In August, the Oregon State Board of Nursing reprimanded Sherrie L. Poujade's Registered Nurse license for conduct derogatory to the standards of nursing. She resides in Vancouver.
In August, the Oregon State Board of Nursing accepted the voluntary surrender of Marcy C. Harris' Registered Nurse license for violating the terms and conditions of a Board Order. She resides in Vancouver.
If you have questions about this report, contact the Health Systems Quality Assurance Division at 360-236-4700. For questions about the Oregon State Board of Nursing report, call 971-673-0685.