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ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS

Professional Practitioners

ADVANCED PRACTICED REGISTERED NURSES

Jean-Pierre, Karlene, A.P.R.N. / Lic. #: 004615
Petition No.2016-113
Licensure in other states: NY, GA
Consent Order – February 21, 2018
- Reprimand; 6 months’ probation; coursework in management of patients with thyroid conditions, and in hormone management.

ASBESTOS

Sante Restoration, L.L.C, Contractor/ Lic. #: 000763/Bloomfield
Petition No.2017-14
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Consent Order - March 29, 2018
- Reprimand; $15,000.00 civil penalty.

BARBERS, COSMETICIANS, AND HAIRDRESSERS

Laterra, Lucia, H.C. / Lic. #: 047050/Middletown
Petition No.2017-1468
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Reinstatement Consent Order – February 16, 2018
- $400.00 civil penalty; reprimand.

Flanagan, Erin E., H.C. / Lic. #: 061968/Torrington
Petition No.2018-16
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Reinstatement Consent Order – March 15, 2018
-$500.00 civil penalty; reprimand.

Maldonado, Tina L., H.C. / Lic. #: 057467/New Britain
Petition No.2018-25
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Reinstatement Consent Order – March 20, 2018
- $800.00 civil penalty; reprimand.

Pieper, Carolyn M., H.C. / Lic. #: 060247/Winsted
Petition No.2018-137
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Reinstatement Consent Order – March 1, 2018
- $500.00 civil penalty; reprimand.

Le, Jennifer, H.C. / Lic. #: 058076/S.Windsor
Petition No.2018-136
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Reinstatement Consent Order – March 29, 2018
- $800.00 civil penalty; reprimand.


DENTAL HYGIENTISTS


Cloutier, Ashley L., D.H. / Lic. #: 008097/Southington
Petition No.2017-1349
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Reinstatement Consent Order – January 08, 2018
- $420.00 civil penalty; reprimand.

Lopez, Katie, R.D.H/ Lic. #: 006839/Cromwell
Petition No.2017-671
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Memorandum of Decision - January 10, 2018
- Revocation

 

EMBALMERS/FUNERAL HOME 

Kelly-Brennan Funeral Home LLC., F.H. / Lic. #: 000257/Waterbury
Petition No.2017-1385
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Reinstatement Consent Order – March 26, 2018
- $760.00 civil penalty; reprimand.


EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDERS


Sturman, Reed A., E.M.R. / Lic. #: 014907/Killingworth
Petition No.2017-59
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Voluntary Surrender – February 16, 2018

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS

Halpin, Andrew, E.M.T. / Lic. #: 008042/Ansonia
Petition No.2016-58
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Consent Order – February 1, 2018
- $1,800.00 civil penalty.

Ramirez, Alejandro, E.M.T. / Lic. #: 921562/Naugatuck
Petition No.2016-39
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Amended Memorandum of Decision – February 13, 2018
- Reprimand; 6 months’ probation; coursework Anger Management transport and/or proper restraint of psychiatric patient; $1,000.00 civil penatly.

Denton, Karl R., E.M.T. / Lic. #: 017319/Mansfield Center
Petition No.2016-66
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Consent Order – February 28, 2018
- Reprimand; $300.00 civil penalty; 6 months’ probation; coursework in Ethics.

Garrett, Daniel S., E.M.T. / Lic. #: 005216/Chaplin
Petition No.2017-21
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Consent Order – February 28, 2018
- Reprimand; $750.00 civil penalty; 6 months’ probation; coursework in Ethics.

Molochnick, Chad, E.M.T. / Lic. #: 0052454/Hampton
Petition No.2017-24
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Consent Order – February 28, 2018
- Reprimand; $250.00 civil penalty; 6 months’ probation; coursework in Ethics.

Theriault, Kevin R., E.M.T. / Lic. #: 920478/Storrs Mansfield
Petition No.2017-20
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Consent Order – February 28, 2018
- Reprimand; $500.00 civil penalty; coursework in Ethics

Roy, Robert P., E.M.T. / Lic. #: 880190/West Haven
Petition No.2016-59
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Consent Order – January 29, 2018
- $940.00 civil penalty

Tucker, Darnell V., E.M.T./ Lic. #: 019050/W.Haven
Petition No.2017-45
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Consent Order - March 8, 2018
- 1 year probation; monthly therapy, therapist reports; random urine screens.

Daly, Gregory R., E.M.T. / Lic. #: 021824/Southington
Petition No.2018-11
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Voluntary Surrender – March 15, 2018

 

LEAD ABATEMENT CONTRACTORS 


J.D. Environmental L.L.C., LEAD/ Lic. #: 002139/Hamden
Petition No.2017-16
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Consent Order – March 8, 2018
- Reprimand; $750.00 civil penalty.

ATC Group Services L.L.C., Contractor/ Lic. #: 000693/E.HTFD
Petition No.2017-6
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Consent Order – March 19, 2018
- Reprimand; $3,000.00 civil penalty.

Tortora, Michael J., Lead Consultant/ Lic. #: 001387/Middletown
Petition No.2017- 4
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Cease and Desist Consent Order – March 26, 2018

Air Quality Services, LLC., Contractor/ Lic. #: 001387/Middletown
Petition No. 2017- 5
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Cease and Desist Consent Order – March 26, 2018

LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKERS

Grant, Thomas R., L.C.S.W./ Lic. #: 000242/Madison
Petition No.2016-190
Licensure in other states: MA
Consent Order – January 03, 2018
- 2 years’ probation; regulary scheduled therapy; monthly therapist reports; random urine screens; support group meetings; coursework in Professional Ethics.

Almeida, Raymond L., L.C.S.W. / Lic. #: 006103/W.HTFD
Petition No.2018-117
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Voluntary Surrender – March 1, 2018

Arnone, Ralph A., L.C.S.W. / Lic. #: 004559/Bridgeport
Petition No.2013-50 & 2013-574
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Consent Order – March 27, 2018
- $1,000.00 civil penalty; reprimand.

LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPISTS

Munoz, Gersain, M.T. / Lic. #: 008042/Ansonia
Petition No.2017-694
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Voluntary Surrender – March 19, 2018

Sono, Arturo L., M.T. / Lic. #: 007813/Hartford
Petition No.2018-19
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Voluntary Surrender – March 9, 2018

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSES

Tanner, Monica L., L.P.N./ Lic. #: 037670/E.Hartford
Petition No.2017-617
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Voluntary Agreement not to Renew/Reinstate - January 23, 2018

Bozzuto, Bethany, L.P.N. / Lic. #: 032680/Waterbury
Petition No.2017-805
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Memorandum of Decision – February 21, 2018
- 4 years’ probation after completion of LPN refresher program and licensing examination; random urine screens; therapy; employer reports; no solo practice; no access to controlled substances during probation.

Eustace, Shannon L., L.P.N. / Lic. #: 036246/Wolcott
Petition No.2017-603
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Summary Suspension Order – February 21, 2018
-Suspended-pending further action

Miller-Francis, Dian C., L.P.N. / Lic. #: 040663/E.HTFD
Petition No.2017-737
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Voluntary Surrender – January 30, 2018

Riberio, Elinor M., L.P.N. / Lic. #: 025562/Manchester
Petition No.2017-816
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Consent Order – February 21, 2018
- 1 year probation if she practices nursing in Connecticut; employer reports; no solo practice.

Espinosa, Amanda L.P.N. / Lic. #: 032464/Canterbury
Petition No.2017-206
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Modification of Reinstatement Consent Order – February 21, 2018
-Probation tolled if respondent is not employed as a nurse for thirty days or longer.


MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS

Mendim, Zhuta, L.M.T. / Lic. #: 001321/Cos Cob
Petition No.2014-1063
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Memorandum of Decision – March 29, 2018
-Dismiss


NURSE AIDES

Angelo, Lesia, N.A. / Lic. #: NA77659/West Haven
Petition No.2016-796
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Memorandum of Decision – February 21, 2018
- Patient Neglect


PARAMEDICS

Ciccarelli-Rosa, Alex J., Paramedic/ Lic. #: 003331/Torrington
Petition No.2018-7
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Voluntary Surrender – February 20, 2018

Griffith, Elvin L., M.D. / Lic. #: 048211/West Haven
Petition No.2016-1029
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Consent Order – March 20, 2018
- $1,000.00 civil penalty; reprimand; 4 months’ probation; coursework in Documentation Standards and in the management of a patient with substance abuse.

Hecht, Craig S., M.D. / Lic. #: 035472/Hamden
Petition No.2017-130
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Consent Order – March 20, 2018
- $3,500.00 civil penalty; reprimand.

Parnas, David S., M.D. / Lic. #: 037344/Westport
Petition No.2017-413
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Memorandum of Decision – March 20, 2018
- 5 years’ probation; monthly reports; random urine screens; attend support group meetings; therapy; Suspension until he completes 8 consecutive weeks of negative random drug screens.


Shenker, David S., M.D. / Lic. #: 044414
Petition No.2017-643
Licensure in other states: MA, NY
Consent Order – March 20, 2018
- Reprimand


PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

Edward, Lamar B., P.A. / Lic. #: 002564
Petition No.2017-1401
Licensure in other states: TX, PA
Voluntary Agreement not to Renew/Reinstate – December 22, 2017


PHYSICIANS


Geschwind, Jean-Francois, M.D. / Lic. #:054802/Westport
Petition No.2017-950
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Interim Consent Order - January 29, 2018
-Suspended-pending further action


PHYSICAL THERAPISTS

Sniffin, Brian E., P.T. / Lic. #: 010622/Plainville
Petition No. 2018-92
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Interim Consent Order - January 30, 2018
-Suspended-pending further action


Guarnaccia, Joseph B., M.D. / Lic. #: 031179/New Haven
Petition No. 2017-1169
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Consent Order - January 16, 2018
-Reprimand

Kaczmarek, John, M.D. / Lic. #: 033371/Waterbury
Petition No. 2015-1551
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Consent Order – January 16, 2018
- Reprimand

Melendez, Mark, M.D. / Lic. #: 052225/Shelton
Petition No.2014-737
Licensure in other states: NY
Memorandum of Decision - January 16, 2018
- 6 months’ probation; coursework in Documentation.


PODIATRISTS

DiMatteo, Luca, D.P.M./ Lic. #: 000596/Simsbury
Petition No.2017-1269
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Voluntary Surrender – February 27, 2018

 

PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS 


Aguirre, Santiago L., P.C. / Lic. #: 002079/Stratford
Petition No.2017-1346
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Voluntary Surrender - March 15, 2018

RADIOGRAPHER

Vallillo, Mariann L., Radiographer/ Lic. #: 00743/Prospect
Petition No.2017-116
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Consent Order – February 16, 2018
- Reprimand


REGISTERED NURSES

Wal-Williams, Naomi, R.N. / Lic. #: 143808/Hartford
Petition No.2018-72
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Voluntary Surrender – February 26, 2018

Alarcon, Amanda M., R.N. / Lic. #: 086302/Shelton
Petition No.2017-1460
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Summary Suspension Order – February 21, 2018
-Suspended-pending further action

Gross, Brian, R.N. / Lic. #: 073716
Petition No.2017-1504
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Summary Suspension Order – February 21, 2018
-Suspended-pending further action

Guilavogui, Wendy M., R.N. / Lic. #: 088865/Meriden
Petition No.2016-1051
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Voluntary Agreement not to Renew/Reinstate - March 23, 2018

RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTITIONERS

Jo-Ellen, Grabowski, R.C.P. / Lic. #: 000921/Monroe
Petition No.2017-783
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Memorandum of Decision – March 27, 2018
- Revocation

SANITARIANS

Wegrzyn, Christopher, Sanitarian/ Lic. #: 000789/New Fairfield
Petition No.2018-1
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Reinstatement Consent Order – February 21, 2018
- Reprimand, $160.00 civil penalty.

COMPLETION OF DISCIPLINARY TERMS

Scrivener, Marc, EMT/Lic. #: 951095/Willimantic
Petition No.2017-19
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Completed Probation - January 17, 2018

Collins, Lauren, RN/Lic. #: E60706/Sandy Hook
Petition No.2016-39
Licensure in other states: Unknown Completed Probation - January 2, 2018

Cheney, Karen, RN/Lic. #: 074180/Monroe
Petition No.2012-494
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Completed Probation - January 3, 2018

Dumais, Arlene,
RN-Lic. #R19219, petition #2015-1207
APRN-Lic. #00893, petition #2015-1184
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Completed Probation - January 18, 2018

Melendez, Mark, MD/Lic. #: 052225/Shelton
Petition No.2014-737
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Completed Probation - January 19, 2018

Carpenter, Anthony, Paramedic/Lic. #: 000133/Sandy Hook
Petition No.2014-8
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Completed Probation - January 02, 2018

Mase, Michael, R.N. /Lic. #: 112713/New Milford
Petition No.2015-576
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Completed Probation – February 6, 2018

Degling, Andrew, L.P.C. /Lic. #: 001763
Petition No.2016-1427
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Completed Probation – February 26, 2018

Pines, Michael B., Ph.D./Lic. #: 000671/Glastonbury
Petition No.2012-1002
Licensure in other states: Unknown
Completed Probation –February 20, 2018


Health Care Institutions


ADVERSE LICENSURE ACTIONS


NURSING HOMES

CIVIL FINES

Hewitt Health & Rehabilitation Center
45 Maltby Street
Shelton, CT 06484
- Class B Civil Fine, $1,530.00 – 11/28/17
- Related to medication administration

The Curtis Home-St. Elizabeth Center
380 Crown Street
Meriden, CT 06450
- Class B Civil Fine, $3,000.00 –1/18/18
- Related to nursing staff and services

Regal Care at Waterbury
177 Whitewood Road
Waterbury, CT 06708
- Class B Civil Fine, $1,530.00 –11/8/17
- Related to nursing staff and services

Chestelm Health and Rehabilitation Center
534 Town Street
Moodus, CT 06469
- Class B Civil Fine, $3,060 – January 18, 2018
- Related to nursing staff and services

The Mary Wade Home
118 Clinton Avenue
New Haven, CT 06513
- Class B Civil Fine, $3,060 – January 12, 2018
- Related to patient accident/incident

Douglas Manor
103 N Road
Windham, CT 06280
- Class B Civil Fine, $1.00 – January 25, 2018
- Related to patient accident/incident

Rose Haven, LTD
33 North Street
Litchfield, CT 06759
- Class B Civil Fine, $3,000 – January 10, 2018
- Related to nursing staff and services

Masonicare Health Center of Wallingford
22 Masonic Avenue
Wallingford, CT 06492
- Class B Civil Fine, $3,900 – January 30, 2018
- Related to nursing staff and services

Arden House
850 Mix Avenue
Hamden, CT 06514
- Class B Civil Fine, $3,660 – January 8, 2018
- Related to nursing staff and services

Saint John Paul II Center
33 Lincoln Avenue
Danbury, CT 06810
- Class B Civil Fine, $3,270.00 – February 22, 2018
- Related to failure to monitor patient condition and/or
nursing staff and services


WATER SUPPLY ENFORCEMENT

ACTIONS TAKEN

Public Water System: 166 & 180 BOSTON TURNPIKE, BOLTON, CT
-Enforcement action: CONSENT ORDER
-Type of violation: lead action level exceedance
-Date: 1/17/2018

Public Water System: TEMPLE SHALOM, NORWALK, CT
-Enforcement action: ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER WITHOUT PENALTY
-Type of violation: lead action level exceedance
-Date: 2/6/2018

Public Water System: HEBRON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, HEBRON, CT
-Enforcement action: ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER WITHOUT PENALTY
-Type of violation: lead action level exceedance
-Date: 2/8/2018

Public Water System: LINEMASTER SWITCH CORP, WOODSTOCK, CT
-Enforcement action: ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER WITHOUT PENALTY
-Type of violation: lead action level exceedance
-Date: 2/22/2018

Public Water System: PACHAUG MARINA CAMPGROUND, GRISWOLD, CT
-Enforcement action: ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER WITHOUT PENALTY
-Type of violation: lead action level exceedance
-Date: 2/22/2018

Public Water System: KLEEN ENERGY SYSTEMS INC, MIDDLETOWN, CT
-Enforcement action: ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER WITHOUT PENALTY
-Type of violation: lead action level exceedance
-Date: 2/28/2018










Published on 6/7/18