State disciplines local health care providers

OLYMPIA — The state Department of Health has disciplined the following health care providers in Kitsap County.

— In October, the Nursing Commission indefinitely suspended the credential of registered nurse Valerie A. McWhorter (RN00086235). She took controlled substances from a medication dispensing machine on six separate occasions and didn’t document administration or wastage of the drugs.

— In November, the Health Care Assistant Program ended the order of probation against Sandra Denise Stuckey (HC60202869).

Information about health care providers is available on the agency’s website, Click on “Look up a healthcare provider license” in the “How Do I?” section.

This information is also available by calling 360-236-4700. Consumers who think a health care provider acted unprofessionally can call that number and report their complaint.


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