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Pierce County nursing assistant’s license suspended on allegations of neglect due to injuries related to falls

For immediate release: March 25, 2020  (20-040)

Contact:          Sharon Moysiuk, Communications  360-549-6471

Pierce County nursing assistant’s license suspended on allegations of neglect due to injuries related to falls

OLYMPIA – State health officials immediately suspended the license of Pierce County certified nursing assistant Santana Cubi (NC.60865627) pending further legal action.

Cubi has been charged in Pierce County Superior Court with second-degree criminal mistreatment, a class C felony. Charges state that Cubi neglected a resident who had suffered injuries related to falls.   

Cubi cannot practice as a nursing assistant in Washington until the charges are resolved. She has 20 days to respond to the charges and to ask for 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.

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