Health worker report
Saturday, February 2, 2013
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Health Systems Quality Assurance Division of the state Department of Health recently took disciplinary actions or has withdrawn charges against these Clark County health care providers.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 December, the Nursing Commission immediately suspended the credential of registered nurse Christopher Lee Carlson. His Oregon nursing license was revoked by the Oregon nursing board in May 2012.
In November, the Board of Nursing Home Administrators suspended the credential of nursing home administrator Joseph Anthony Joy until he responds to an investigator's inquiry about a complaint against him by a resident.
In December, the Nursing Commission immediately suspended the credential of registered nurse Marcy C. Harris. In August 2012 Harris surrendered her Oregon nursing credential to the Oregon nursing board after testing positive for hydrocodone and morphine. Her employer fired her after she called in unauthorized prescriptions for Vicodin in June 2012.
In January, the Oregon State Board of Nursing placed Tamara S. Sharp's registered nurse license on probation for 24 months for using intoxicants to the extent injurious to herself or others. She resides in Vancouver.
If you have questions about this report, contact Health Systems Quality Assurance Division at 360-236-4700. For questions about the Oregon State Board of Nursing report, call 971-673-0685.