Disciplinary Actions

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The information in this section is intended to provide public notice of disciplinary action by the Department of State Health Services and the Division for Regulatory Services, Enforcement Unit and is not intended to reflect the specific findings of either entity.

This information may not reflect any number of factors including, but not limited to, the severity of harm to a patient, any mitigating factors, or a provider/certificant's disciplinary history. This listing is not intended as a guide to the level of sanctions appropriate for a particular act of misconduct. 

The following links can be used for reference:

Texas Health and Safety Code
Texas Administrative Code
EMS Rules (Title 25, Part I, Chapter 157 of the Texas Administrative Code)
TDSHS Index of EMS/Trauma Systems Policies
To find all Texas laws and codes, go to on Texas.gov.


If you have any questions, you can contact:

Terri Vernon, EMS Enforcement Specialist
Phone: 512/834-6665 ext. 4549
Email: terri.vernon@dshs.state.tx.us

Crystal Gallegos, EMS Enforcement Specialist
Phone: 512/834-6665 ext. 2881
Email: crystal.gallegos@dshs.state.tx.us

 


Emergency Suspensions

Angele, James W., Vidor, TX. December 10, 2015, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).

Butts, Jennifer K., Nacogdoches, TX. September 23, 2015, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).

Gonzales, Jennifer C., Friona, TX. February 10, 2016, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).

Pro Med EMS LLC DBA Pro Medic EMS, San Juan, TX. December 22, 2015, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.16(a).

Roumanos, Christopher, Houston, Texas, December 5, 2011, emergency suspension pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).

Schneider, Kenneth R., Humble, TX. January 6, 2016, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).


 

Current Enforcement Actions

The information listed on the web is the most current; look for the date the page was updated at the bottom of this page.

All postings will remain on the web page:

  • Until the suspension or probation expires; or, 

  • For one year after final action is taken (for reprimands, denials, revocations and administrative penalties). 

Akin Ambulance Inc., Seguin, TX. December 17, 2015, assessed a $11,500.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(d)(1), 157.11(d)(4), 157.11(i)(3), 157.11(j)(5), 157.11(m)(5),  and 157.11(m)(11) related to deficient EMS vehicle inspections.
Alvarado, Josue, Raymondville, TX. April 12, 2015, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.43(h)(11) and 157.43(h)(15) related to failing to train and evaluate preceptors and failing to supervise and evaluate clinical and field training.
Anson General Hospital EMS DBA Anson EMS, Anson, TX. July 15, 2015, assessed a $1,000.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(c)(2)(D), 157.11(d)(1), and 157.11(j)(5) related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times, failing to display vehicle authorization in patient compartment.

Armstrong, Jason C., Belton, TX. December 17, 2015, 12 month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2),  157.36(b)(14), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(26), and 157.36(b)(30) related to arrest and deferred adjudication for theft of property, failing to notify the Department of an arrest, and failing to notify the Department of change in criminal history. 

Ayala, Esmeralda, San Juan, TX. August 31, 2015, 6 month suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(3), 157.36(b)(7), 157.36(b)(28), and 157.36(b)(30) related to failing to follow medical director’s protocols and failing to completely document PCR.

Bednarz, Christopher, San Antonio, TX. June 17, 2015, 12 month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(26), and 157.36(b)(30) related to an arrest for trafficking of person less than 18 prostitution/forced labor and deferred adjudication for prostitution-person solicited.
Berry, Ryan E., Palestine, TX. August 20, 2015, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(3), 157.36(b)(7), 157.36(b)(9),  157.36(b)(28),  and 157.36(b)(30) related to failing to properly assess, failing to follow medical director’s protocols, failing to transport patient to appropriate medical facility, and failing to completely document PCR.

Birden, Joel C., Kingwood, TX. June 6, 2015, revoked for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(26), 157.36(b)(27),   157.36(b)(28), and 157.36(b)(30) related to an arrest and deferred adjudication for burglary of habitation, failing to notify the Department of an arrest and change in criminal history, and failing to provide the Department with requested information.

Bledsoe, III, Douglas B., Groves, TX. July 22, 2015, 6 month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(7), 157.36(b)(28), and 157.36(b)(30) related to performing an emergency surgical cricothyrotomy on a patient without having proper authorization from employer’s medical director and beyond the scope and certification of an EMT-Basic.

Brogdon, Tristan O., Mansfield, TX. February 3, 2015, 24 months probated suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(6), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(26), 157.36(b)(28), and 157.36(b)(30) related to arrests for assault family violence impede breathing/circulation, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, injury to a child, receiving deferred adjudications for a 3rd degree felony criminal offense of assault family violence impede breathing/circulation, a 2nd degree felony criminal offense of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a state jail felony criminal offense of injury to a child, conviction for a class A misdemeanor criminal offense of assault bodily injury – family member, failing to notify the Department about arrests, and failing to notify the Department of a change in criminal history.

City of Nassau Bay EMS, Nassau Bay, TX. April 26, 2015, assessed a $2,600.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.11(m)(1), 157.11(m)(4), 157.16(d)(14) and HSC §773.050(a) related to staffing an EMS ambulance vehicle with a person that had an expired DSHS issued license and/or certificate.

Clark, Christopher A., New Waverly, TX. October 1, 2014, revoked for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(26), 157.36(b)(27), and 157.36(b)(30) related to an arrest for improper photography or visual recording, failing to notify the Department of an arrest, conviction of a Class A Misdemeanor criminal offense of attempted improper photography, failing to notify the Department of a change in criminal history, failing to give the Department information requested.

Craft USA EMS Inc. DBA Craft USA EMS, Houston, TX. December 2, 2015, assessed a $3,750.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(m)(15) and 157.16(d)(10) related to submitting an EMS equipment and supply list with falsified or not authorized by physician.

Currie, Daniel L., Friendswood, TX. August 20, 2015, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(19), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(26), and 157.36(b)(30) related to an arrest and deferred adjudication for possession of marijuana and failing to notify the Department of an arrest and change in criminal history.

Delancey, Deavon, Horseshoe Bay, TX. February 27, 2015, revoked for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(6), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(25), 157.36(b)(28), and 157.36(b)(30) related to an arrest for a felony offense of sexual assault of a child, an arrest for a felony offense of possession of child pornography, failing to notify the Department about arrests, and failing to respond to Department request for information.

Dingfield, Heather, Coppell, TX. February 25, 2015, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(1), 157.36(b)(30), and HSC §773.041(b) related to staffing an EMS ambulance vehicle with an expired DSHS-issued license and/or certification.

Everett, Matt M., Monroe, LA. October 25, 2015, 3 month suspension for violating EMS Rule 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(13), 157.36(b)(30), and HSC §773.061(a) related to misrepresenting level of certification.
First Care Ambulance Inc., Eagle Pass, TX. August 3, 2015, assessed a $21,315.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(a)(2), 157.11(c)(2)(D), 157.11(d)(1), 157.11(i)(2), 157.11(j)(1), 157.11(j)(5), 157.11(m)(11), 157.11(m)(16),  and 157.11(m)(31) related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times, failing to display vehicle authorization in patient compartment, failing to be in compliance with federal  and state laws and regulations, failing to have a spare battery or alternative source of power for critical patient care equipment, and failing to provide provider application fee and vehicle fees per vehicle.

Floren, Casey D., Aubrey, TX. October 1, 2014, revoked for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(14), 157.36(b)(19), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(28), 157.36(b)(29) and 157.36(b)(30) related to misappropriating and/or tampering and/or adulterating, and/or self-administering morphine from his employer and an arrest for diversion of controlled substance for personal use and not notifying the Department of the arrest.

Fuentes, Christina C., Arlington, TX. October 1, 2014, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(7) and 157.36(b)(30) related to failing to follow medical director protocols by performing advanced level of care outside your scope of certification.

Garcia, Jr., Ruben, Midlothian, TX. July 21, 2015, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(6), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(26), 157.36(b)(28) and 157.36(b)(30) related to an arrest and deferred adjudication for assaulting a family household member impeding breath/circulation, conviction for criminal mischief, and failing to notify the Department of an arrest and change in criminal history.
Garner, John M., Amarillo, TX. January 18, 2015, 18 month suspension; initial 6 months actual suspension, remaining 12 month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(14), 157.36(b)(19), 157.36(b)(28), and 157.36(b)(30) related to tampering with and/or misappropriating several vials/ampules of Fentanyl, Versed, and/or Ketamine belonging to employer.

Gonzalez, Jr., Joe E., Fort Worth, TX. October 1, 2014, reprimanded for violating EMS Rule 25 TAC §157.36(b)(3) related to failing to properly assess a patient and failing to complete a patient care report.  

Goodin, Shari D., Angleton, TX. October 25, 2015, revoked for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(3), 157.36(b)(4), 157.36(b)(7), 157.36(b)(28), and 157.36(b)(30) related to failing to follow medical director’s protocols and failing to completely document PCR.

Harvill, William M., Center, TX. December 17, 2015, revoked pursuant to Chapter 53 of the TOC §53.021(b) related to felony conviction and imprisonment for conspiracy to commit health care fraud.

Henbren Healthcare LLC DBA Henbren EMS, Cypress, TX. November 30, 2015, renewal application for EMS provider license denied for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(b)(6)(C), 157.11(b)(6)(F), 157.11(b)(6)(H), 157.11(b)(6)(M), 157.11(b)(6)(N), 157.11(b)(6)(S), 157.11(b)(6)(V), and 157.11(n)(2) related to deficient renewal application.

Hopkins, Erik G., League City, TX. October 1, 2014, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(1) and 157.36(b)(30), and HSC §773.041(b) related to staffing an emergency medical service (EMS) vehicle without holding a current Department issued EMS personnel license and/or certificate.

Hunter, Chase R., Abilene, TX. November 25, 2015, 6 month suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2) and 157.36(b)(30) related to attempting to photograph and/or did photograph a female EMT while showering without her consent.

Jordan, L. Marc, Katy, TX. October 25, 2015, revoked for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(1), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(26), and 157.36(b)(27) related to an arrest and deferred adjudication for tampering with governmental record, conviction for diversion of controlled substance, failing to notify the Department of change in criminal history, and failing to respond to Department request for information.

Joseph, Antoine J., Stafford, TX. November 17, 2015, revoked for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(26), and 157.36(b)(30) related to arrests and deferred adjudications for aggravated robbery and possession of marijuana, failing to notify the Department of an arrest, and failing to notify the Department of change in criminal history.

Kearney, Brendan P., Flower Mound, TX. October 24, 2014, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(1), 157.36(b)(30), and HSC §773.041(b), related to staffing an emergency medical service (EMS) vehicle without holding a current Department issued EMS personnel license and/or certificate.

Long, Robert A., Anna, TX. April 16, 2015, 24 month suspension, initial 6 month actual suspension, and the remaining 18 month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(14), 157.36(b)(19), 157.36(b)(28), 157.36(b)(29) and 157.36(b)(30) related to misappropriating and/or self-administering fentanyl and morphine while on-duty, and testing positive to fentanyl, morphine and marijuana.

MacDonald, Daniel C., Sundown, TX. May 10, 2015, revoked for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(28), 157.36(b)(29), and 157.36(b)(30) related to an arrest for driving while intoxicated, failing to notify the Department of an arrest, operating an EMS ambulance and/or transported a patient while intoxicated, conviction for driving while intoxicated, and possession of a marijuana pipe. 

Martinez, Antonio, Laredo, TX. November 16, 2015, 12 month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(26), and 157.36(b)(30) related to an arrest and deferred adjudication for possession of marijuana, failing to notify the Department of an arrest, and failing to notify the Department of change in criminal history.

McAnelley, Ron D., Orange, TX. September 27, 2015, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(6), 157.36(b)(15), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(23),   157.36(b)(26), 157.36(b)(27),  and 157.36(b)(28) related to an arrest and conviction for two counts of violation of a protective order, deferred adjudication for assault causes bodily injury, improper photography without consent, and retaliation, failing to notify the Department of an arrest, and failing to notify the Department of change in criminal history, and failing to disclose criminal history on Department renewal application.
Meyer, Kent E., Temple, TX. October 25, 2015, revoked for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(14), 157.36(b)(19), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(28), and 157.36(b)(30) related to while on-duty misappropriating and/or possessing fentanyl from employer and failing to respond to Department request for information.

McConnell, Leslie A., Fort Worth, TX. June 11, 2014, 24 month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(28), 157.36(b)(29), and 157.36(b)(30) related to failing a urinalysis drug screen test for the presence of amphetamine and methamphetamine.

Midkiff, Jennifer D., Kirbyville, TX. February 10, 2015, 18 month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), and 157.36(b)(28) related to committing insurance fraud.

Miller, Glenn E., Flynn, TX. February 27, 2015, revoked for violating EMS Rules HSC 773.0614(c)(1) related to receiving deferred adjudication for having committed the second degree felony criminal offense of sexual assault.

Montano, Mary L., Snyder, TX. September 23, 2015, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(14), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(26), and 157.36(b)(30) related to an arrest and deferred adjudication for credit card abuse, failing to notify the Department of an arrest, and failing to notify the Department of change in criminal history.
Morgan, Steven E., Kingwood, TX. October 25, 2015, revoked for violating EMS Rule 25 TAC §157.36(b)(13) related to misrepresenting level of certification.

Music, Darleen, San Antonio, TX. November 16, 2015, 12 month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(26), and 157.36(b)(30) related to an arrest and deferred adjudication for theft of property, convictions for failure to appear, theft of stolen property, fraudulent use of identifying information, false statement of obtain property or credit, failing to notify the Department of an arrest, failing to notify the Department of change in criminal history, and failing to give the department information when requested.

New Star EMS LLC DBA New Star, Houston, TX. April 10, 2015, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(d)(1), 157.11(i)(2), and 157.11(j)(1) related to related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times, and failing to assure critical patient care equipment has spare batteries or an alternative power source.
Nleko, Barivure C., Houston, TX. August 21, 2015, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§25 TAC §§157.36(b)(1), 157.36(b)(30), and HSC §773.041(b) related to staffing an EMS vehicle without holding a current EMS certification.

North Star Ambulance Service LLC, Del Rio, TX. November 1, 2014, 3 year probated suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(d)(1), 157.11(j)(1), 157.11(m)(11), 157.11(m)(15), 157.11(m)(19)(D), 157.11(m)(19)(E), 157.11(m)(20), 157.16(d)(5), and 157.16(e)(5) related to submission of provider license application with falsified medical director signature and initials, failing to notify the department of a change in medical director, and the department was unable to conduct an unannounced inspection as provider failed to notify of new address.

Oladapo, Bolaji T., Richmond, TX. February 27, 2015, revoked for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(3) and 157.36(b)(21) related to failing to make an accurate and/or complete PCR, and failing to respond to Department request for information.
Olson, Michael R., Fort Worth, TX. May 14, 2015, revoked for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(14), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(28),  and 157.36(b)(30) related to tampering and misappropriating several vials/ampules o Propofol from your employer, arrests for driving while intoxicated, and failing to notify the Department of arrests.

Overman, Grady D., Plano, TX. May 3, 2015, revoked pursuant to Chapter 53 of the TOC §53.021(b) related to felony conviction and imprisonment for two counts of receipt of child pornography.

Phillips, Nathan W., Orange, TX. February 13, 2014, 24 month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(1), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(23), and 157.36(b)(26) related to a conviction for indecent exposure, failure to notify the Department of a change in criminal history, and failing to notify the Department of an arrest.

Pickett, Jr., Randy, Euless, TX. October 25, 2015, 3 day suspension for violating EMS Rule 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(14), 157.36(b)(19), and 157.36(b)(30) related to while on-duty misappropriating and/or possessed fentanyl from employer.

Pompa, Veronica L., Corpus Christi, TX. November 16, 2015, 48 month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(10), 157.36(b)(15), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(25), 157.36(b)(26), 157.36(b)(28), 157.36(b)(29), 157.36(b)(30) and HSC §773.0615(b)(5) related to conviction for driving while intoxicated, third offense, deferred adjudication for burglary of a habitation, failing to notify the Department of an arrest, failing to notify the Department of change in criminal history, and failing to disclose criminal history on Department renewal application.

Prado, Jorge M., Magnolia, TX. April 16, 2015, 18 month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§§§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(14), 157.36(b)(15), 157.36(b)(19), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(25), 157.36(b)(26), 157.36(b)(27), 157.36(b)(28) and 157.36(b)(30) related to a conviction for misdemeanor criminal offense of obstructing a highway passageway, conviction for misdemeanor criminal offense of theft, arrested for assault causes bodily injury family, arrest for driving while intoxicated and leaving scene of accident, arrest for bail jumping and failure to appear, misappropriation of money from a patient, conviction for a felony criminal offense of possession of a controlled substance, failing to notify the department of an arrest and of the change in criminal history, failing to disclose criminal history on renewal application.
Pugh, Timothy S., Universal City, TX. March 30, 2015, revoked pursuant to Chapter 53 of the TOC §53.021(b) related to felony conviction and imprisonment for burglary of a habitation with intent to commit aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Quality Care Ambulance Service Inc., Hebronville, TX. November 24, 2015, assessed a $1,500.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(d)(1), 157.11(i)(3), and 157.11(j)(5) related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times, and failing to store, maintain and have in date all solutions and pharmaceuticals in accordance with FDA recommendations.

Ray, James M., Lumberton, TX. November 1, 2014, revoked for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(6), 157.36(b)(28), and 157.36(b)(30) related to inappropriately fondling patient’s breast on two separate runs and two separate patients.

Rees, William A., San Angelo, TX. December 2, 2015, revoked for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(26), 157.36(b)(27)  and 157.36(b)(30) related to arrest and deferred adjudication for burglary of a building, failing to notify the Department of an arrest, failing to notify the Department of change in criminal history, and failing to respond and provide requested information to the Department.

Ribar, Cassidy J., Killeen, TX. November 25, 2015, 1 month suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(7), 157.36(b)(9), 157.36(b)(28),  and 157.36(b)(30) related to failing to follow medical director’s protocols, failed to identify patient’s need for advance life support, and delegated partner an EMT-Basic to continue care which was beyond partner’s scope of education and training.

Rowe, Jason, Georgetown, TX. March 30, 2015, revoked pursuant to Chapter 53 of the TOC §53.021(b) related to felony conviction and imprisonment for theft of a firearm.

Skinner, Aimee D., Larue, TX. August 31, 2015, revoked for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.34(e), 157.36(b)(15), and 157.36(b)(18) related to falsifying a Department application by attesting to achieving appropriate EMS CE.

Southern Star EMS Inc., Beaumont, TX. August 15, 2015, assessed a $750.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(m)(20), 157.16(d)(12), and 157.16(d)(19) related to failing to notify the Department of a change in medical director.

SRT of Texas LLC DBA SRT of Texas, Belton, TX. November 30, 2015, renewal application for EMS provider license denied for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(b)(6)(C), 12 month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 12 month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(b)(6)(V), and 157.11(n)(2) related to deficient renewal application.

Traynor, Kevin, Spring, TX. August 31, 2015, 7 day suspension for violating EMS Rule 25 TAC §157.36(b)(28) related to endangering EMS employees while administering influenza vaccinations by using a single syringe in multiple recipients.

Tucker, Chad A., Saint Jo, TX. February 11, 2015, 12 month suspension; initial 1 month actual suspension, remaining 11 month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(15), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(25), 157.36(b)(26), 157.36(b)(28), and 157.36(b)(29) related to placing an individual in another motor vehicle in imminent danger by pointing a handgun at them, an arrest for driving while intoxicated and twice before convicted driving while intoxicated/3rd, failing to notify the Department about an arrest, conviction of deadly conduct, conviction of driving while license invalid, failing to notify the Department of a change in criminal history, and failing to disclose convictions on renewal application.

Ventura Medical Services Inc. DBA Ventura EMS, Houston, TX. March 30, 2015, assessed a $3,750.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(c)(2)(D), 157.11(d)(1), 157.11(i)(3), 157.11(j)(5), 157.11(m)(5), and 157.11(m)(11) related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times, failing to store, maintain and have in date all solutions and pharmaceuticals in accordance with FDA recommendations, failing to have EMS crew properly identified by last name, certification or license level and provider name, and failing to assure current protocols, equipment, supply and medication lists are maintained on each vehicle.

Victory Ambulance Services LLC, Benavides, TX. April 7, 2015, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(d)(1), and 157.11(j)(4) related to related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times.

Washington, Marquis D., Fort Worth, TX. February 27, 2015, revoked for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(6), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(27), 157.36(b)(28), and 157.36(b)(30) related to an arrest for harassment, an arrest for a felony offense of aggravated sexual assault of a  child, and failing to notify the Department about arrests.

Wilborn, Ede R., Fort Worth, TX. January 28, 2015, 18 month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(3), 157.36(b)(4), 157.36(b)(7), 157.36(b)(28), and 157.36(b)(30) related to allowing patient to exit ambulance and remain outside unsecure to smoke a cigarette on the side of the road and failing to make an accurate and/or complete PCR.

Williams, Benjamin C., McKinney, TX. May 10, 2015, revoked for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(27), and 157.36(b)(30) related to attempting to obtain a controlled substance Hydrocodone with a fraudulent prescription form, attempting to obtain groceries without paying, an arrest for fraudulent delivery controlled substance/prescription and theft of property, failing to notify the Department of arrests, and failing to provide the Department with requested information.

Williams, Jr., Robert M., Corinth, TX. March 26, 2015, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(1), 157.36(b)(30), and HSC §773.041(b) related to staffing an EMS ambulance vehicle with an expired DSHS-issued license and/or certification.

Woolsey, Dusty, Hallsville, TX. August 31, 2015, 6 month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(4), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(30), and 157.36(b)(31) related to falsifying skills appraisal forms, clinical reports, IV therapy log, ambulance skills appraisal form and medical personnel’s signature.

Yanez, Emmanuel, Houston, TX. June 6, 2015, revoked for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(19), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(23),  157.36(b)(27), 157.36(b)(28), and 157.36(b)(30) related to an arrest for manufacture/delivery controlled substance, failing to notify the Department of an arrest, and failing to provide the Department with requested information.

 

 

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