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Board of Nursing Disciplinary Actions Taken in June 2014
The Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN) took final disciplinary action against the following 26 nurses or nursing assistants during its June 18, 2014, Board Meeting.  Copies of public disciplinary documents for any of the below actions are available on the Board’s website at www.oregon.gov/OSBN/pdfs/OSBN_discipline6-18-14.pdf or by contacting the OSBN office at 971-673-0658.
 
Benton County
  • The Board suspended Jennifer Davis’s nursing assistant certificate (201211700CNA) for 90 days with conditions for client neglect and failing to perform CNA duties competently.  She resides in Corvallis, Ore.
Clackamas County
  • The Board placed Bethany J. Barna’s Registered Nurse license (095006519RN) on probation for 24-months for inaccurate and incomplete recordkeeping, practicing while impaired, and failing to conform to the essential standards of acceptable nursing practice.  She resides in Wilsonville, Ore.
  • The Board reprimanded Tawnya M. Brassard’s nursing assistant certificate (200412855CNA) with conditions for failing to perform CNA duties competently.  She resides in Boring, Ore.
Clatsop County
  • The Board placed Peter J. Mabry’s Registered Nurse license (201390372RN) on probation for 12-months for conduct derogatory to the standards of nursing.  He resides in Astoria, Ore.
Columbia County
  • The Board suspended Julie Ana M. Johnson’s nursing assistant certificate (201011647CNA) for a minimum of 14-days for failing to cooperate with the Board during an investigation.  She resides in Vernonia, Ore.
Coos County
  • The Board placed Yolanda Y. Soto’s nursing assistant certificate (000037880CNA) on probation for 24-months for client abuse, failing to respect client rights and dignity, and engaging in other unacceptable behavior in the presence of clients.  She resides in Coquille, Ore.
Deschutes County
  • The Board reprimanded Claire P. Mottinger’s Registered Nurse license (200540302RN) for client neglect and for engaging in other unacceptable behavior in the presence of a client.  She resides in La Pine, Ore.
Jackson County
  • The Board placed David A. Baca’s Registered Nurse license (200743180RN) on probation for 12-months for using intoxicants to the extent injurious to himself or others.  He resides in Phoenix, Ore.
  • The Board reprimanded Mary J. Baker’s Family Nurse Practitioner certificate (201350028NP) for failing to properly assess and document client assessment when prescribing drugs.  She resides in Eagle Point, Ore.
  • The Board revoked the Registered Nurse license of Amanda M. Fisher (201041702RN), of Medford, Ore., for client abuse, unauthorized removal of property from clients, inaccurate recordkeeping, and practicing nursing while impaired.
  • The Board accepted the Voluntary Surrender of Michael D. Smith’s Registered Nurse license (089003193RN) for inaccurate and incomplete recordkeeping, unauthorized removal of drugs from the workplace, and failing to conform to the essential standards of acceptable nursing practice.  He resides in Gold Hill, Ore.
Lane County
  • The Board accepted the Voluntary Surrender of Becky A. Nagy’s Registered Nurse license (000028627RN) for inaccurate and incomplete recordkeeping, performing acts beyond her authorized scope, and failing to conform to the essential standards of acceptable nursing practice.  She resides in Springfield, Ore.
  • The Board placed Peter H. Speerstra’s Registered Nurse license (200742068RN) on probation for 24-months for failing to comply with the terms and conditions of the Health Professionals’ Services Program.  He resides in Florence, Ore.
Linn County
  • The Board placed Simon T. Bachofner’s Registered Nurse license (200940194RN) on probation for 24-months for inaccurate recordkeeping, unauthorized removal of drugs from the workplace, using intoxicants to the extent injurious to himself or others.  He resides in Albany, Ore.
  • The Board accepted the Voluntary Surrender of Desirae L. Jensen’s Registered Nurse license (200641001RN) for the unauthorized removal of drugs from the workplace, inaccurate and incomplete recordkeeping, and using intoxicants to the extent injurious to herself or others.  She resides in Albany, Ore.
Marion County
  • The Board accepted the Voluntary Surrender of Timothy S. Horner’s Registered Nurse license (200840881RN) for violating the terms and conditions of a Board Order.  He resides in Salem, Ore.
  • The Board reprimanded Diane L. Smith’s Registered Nurse license (083042189RN) for failing to take action to promote client safety and failing to conform to the essential standards of acceptable nursing practice.  She resides in Salem, Ore.
Multnomah County
  • The Board accepted the Voluntary Surrender of Julie C. Burns’s Registered Nurse license (087000050RN) for failing to comply with the terms and conditions of the Health Professionals’ Services Program.  She resides in Portland, Ore.
  • The Board placed Sabrina L. Geerdes’s Registered Nurse license (200441467RN) on probation for 24-months for practicing nursing while impaired, using intoxicants to the extent injurious to herself or others.  She resides in Portland, Ore.
  • The Board placed Cliffton E. Hays’s Registered Nurse license (201391893RN) on probation for 24-months for inaccurate recordkeeping, unauthorized removal of drugs from the workplace, and using intoxicants to the extent injurious to himself or others.  He resides in Portland, Ore.
  • The Board placed Robert G. Hicks’s nursing assistant certificate (201403768CNA) on probation for 24-months for using intoxicants to the extent injurious to himself or others.  He resides in Portland, Ore.
  • The Board placed David A. Johnson’s Registered Nurse license (094000398RN) on probation for 34-months for  conduct derogatory to the standards of nursing.  He resides in Portland, Ore.
Wasco County
  • The Board suspended Amber R. Hardwick’s nursing assistant certificate (200910202CNA) for a minimum of 14 days for failing to cooperate with the Board during an investigation.  She resides in The Dalles, Ore.
Yamhill County
  • The Board reprimanded Deborah Knauss’s practical nurse license (084066438LPN) with conditions for inaccurate and incomplete recordkeeping, failing to answer questions truthfully, and failing to conform to the essential standards of acceptable nursing practice.  She resides in Newberg, Ore.
  • The Board placed Brenda A. Mattocks’s Registered Nurse license (200642045RN) on probation for 24-months for unauthorized removal of drugs from the workplace, and using intoxicants to the extent injurious to herself or others.  She resides in Newberg, Ore.
Out of State
  • Washington—The Board suspended Edward J. Yoder’s Registered Nurse license (096003120RN) for 90 days with conditions, to be followed by 12 months of probation, for failing to take action to preserve client safety based on nursing assessment and judgment, failing to report through proper channels facts known regarding the unsafe practice of any health care provider, failing to report suspected incidents of client abuse, and failing to conform to the essential standards of acceptable nursing practice.  He resides in Woodland, Wash.
 
The status of any nurse or nursing assistant licensed in Oregon is available on the OSBN website at www.oregon.gov/OSBN; click on “License Verification.”  Copies of public disciplinary documents for any of the below actions are available on the Board’s website at www.oregon.gov/OSBN/pdfs/OSBN_discipline6-18-14.pdf or by contacting the OSBN office at 971-673-0658.