North Kitsap Herald


State disciplines local health care providers

May 19, 2013 · Updated 3:03 PM

POULSBO — The state Department of Health has taken disciplinary actions or withdrawn charges against the following health care providers in Kitsap County.

— In April, the Veterinary Board charged veterinary technician Katie Irene Coen (AT60081860) with unprofessional conduct.

Coen allegedly didn’t follow proper procedure three times in 2012 in dispensing or removing drugs from the veterinary hospital where she worked.

— In April, the Chemical Dependency Professional Program granted a chemical dependency professional trainee credential to Tina Louise Posadas (CO60318186) and placed her on probation.

In 2001, she was convicted of delivery of methamphetamine and possession of the controlled substance methamphetamine. In 2004, she was convicted of racing and making a false statement to a public servant. In 2006, she was convicted of possession of methamphetamine. Once each in 2007 and 2008, she was convicted of third-degree theft. In 2008, she was also convicted of first-degree theft and possession of methamphetamine. In 2009, she was convicted of first-degree possession of stolen property and three counts of second-degree possession of stolen property.

— In April, the Pharmacy Board ended probation for pharmacist Renee C. Roadruck (PH00009961).

Information about health care providers is on www.doh.wa.gov. Click on “Look up a healthcare provider license” in the “How Do I?” section of the site.

The site includes information about a health care provider’s license status, the expiration and renewal date of their credential, disciplinary actions and copies of legal documents issued after July 1998. This information is also available by calling (360) 236-4700.

Consumers who think a health care provider acted unprofessionally may call that number to report their complaint.


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