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If you have any knowledge or information regarding the employment practices of the following individual(s), please contact the Board’s Enforcement Division immediately, at (512) 305-6838.


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Nursing Imposter: Barbara Heming Houston

Barbara Heming Houston

Published in the January 2003 Texas Board of Nursing Bulletin, Volume 34, No. 1

Barbara Heming Houston voluntarily surrendered her license to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas on March 30, 2001. Ms. Houston applied for a positionas a Nurse Legal Consultant with a law firm in Austin, Texas. When the supervisor asked to verify her license, Ms. Houston provided a forged, fraudulent letter from the Board indicating that she was currently licensed as a professional nurse in the State of Texas. The case has been referred to the Travis County District Attorney’s office.

Nursing Imposter: Patrice E. Clayton

Patrice E. Clayton

Published in the January 2003 Texas Board of Nursing Bulletin, Volume 34, No. 1

Patrice E. Clayton secured employment as a substitute registered nurse with a school district, and worked from August 16, 2002 through September 13, 2002. Ms. Clayton substituted as the registered nurse on September 3 & 4, 2002. She signed RN after her name in the medical records for students. On September 13, 2002 the supervisor requested a copy of her license and Ms. Clayton told them that she had a federal license and she could practice anywhere in the US. The supervisor contacted the Board office and verified that Ms. Clayton did not hold a license to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas. Ms. Clayton told the supervisor that she would talk to the Board and straighten out the mistake. Ms. Clayton later called the supervisor and told her that she had straightened out the mistake and wanted to substitute again. The supervisor told her that they would not allow her to substitute as an RN. Ms. Clayton’s case was referred to the New Braunfels Police Department.

Nursing Imposter: Nova Lynn Wilson

Nova Lynn Wilson

Published in the January 2003 Texas Board of Nursing Bulletin, Volume 34, No. 1

Ms. Wilson secured employment as a Medical Service Consultant with a company in the Dallas, Texas, area and worked from June 24, 2002 through October 24, 2002. Ms. Wilson told the employer that she was not able to provide a copy of her Texas Nursing License, which was required for the position. Instead she listed her credentials as well as a license number on her resume and application. Throughout Ms. Wilson’s employment with the company, she advised and consulted patients and signed RN after her name on letters and fax cover sheets. On October 24, 2002, the Branch Manager, contacted the Enforcement Department after seeing Ms. Wilson’s name in the RN Update as an Imposter. After a Social Security Number and birth date were provided it was verified that Ms. Wilson did not hold a valid license to practice in the State of Texas. The licence number Ms. Wilson provided was issued to another registered nurse. On October 24, 2002, Ms. Wilson was suspended without pay until further notice and she was terminated October 26, 2002. Ms. Wilson’s case has been referred to the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office.

Nursing Imposter: Jeannie Marie Miata

Jeannie Marie Miata

Published in the January 2003 Texas Board of Nursing Bulletin, Volume 34, No. 1

Jeannie Marie Miata procured a license to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas on June 4, 2002, by presenting the name, social security number, and education information of Jeanine Marie Hannah, who is a licensed registered nurse in the State of Oregon. Ms. Miata secured employment as a registered nurse with two different hospitals during a period of time from June 2002 through July 2002. Upon further investigation, it was found that Ms. Miata was previously licensed to practice professional nursing in the State of Oregon. The State of Oregon revoked Jeannie Marie Miata’s license on May 8, 2001, pursuant to her conviction of "Theft in the First Degree", in Multnomah County Circuit Court, Portland, Oregon, on December 6, 2000, and court-ordered restrictions from the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon for Multnomah County, which forbids Respondent from engaging in any care for the elderly in assisted living or residential care setting. On July 22, 2002, the Texas Board of Nursing temporarily suspended the professional nursing license of Jeanine Marie Hannah, a.k.a. Jeannie Marie Miata. On November 12, 2002, the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas revoked the professional nursing license of Jeanine Marie Hannah, a.k.a. Jeannie Marie Miata. Criminal charges against Ms. Miata are pending in Hildago County.

Nursing Imposter: Julia M. Ojeda

Julia M. Ojeda

Published in the April 2003 Texas Board of Nursing Bulletin, Volume 34, No. 2

On October 14, 2002, Julia M. Ojeda applied for a position as a Charge Nurse with a clinic in Houston, Texas. The Clinical Director interviewed Ms. Ojeda for the RN position and asked about the status of her Texas RN license. Ms. Ojeda stated that she had an RN license in Texas but changed it to Florida when she moved. She stated that now that she’s back in Texas, she has changed her license from Florida back to Texas. The Clinical Director went online, to the automated service, and spoke to someone in Enforcement but could not verify that Ms. Ojeda ever had an RN license in the State of Texas. He then told Ms. Ojeda that he was unable to verify her Texas license and recommended that she call the Texas Board of Nursing to clear up the matter. Ms. Ojeda was not offered a position, but was told to call once everything was straightened out and they would consider her application again.

Nursing Imposter: Clifton Ray Daulton Jr.

Clifton Ray Daulton Jr.

Published in the April 2003 Texas Board of Nursing Bulletin, Volume 34, No. 2

Clifton Ray Daulton Jr. Clifton Ray Daulton Jr. secured employment as a Marketing Consultant with a home health agency in Houston, Texas, and worked from February 1, 2002 through November 5, 2002. At the time of hire, Mr. Daulton indicated that he had a professional nursing license in the State of Texas, but was not required to provide a copy since an RN license was not a requirement. As time passed, the Director of Nursing began asking Mr. Daulton to assist with some aspects of nursing. On October 16, 2002, Mr. Daulton was asked to discharge a patient. The agency asked Mr. Daulton for a copy of his RN license, however various excuses were given as to why he couldn’t provide one. On November 1, 2002, the human resources department contacted the office of the Board of Nurse Examiners and were unable to verify a Texas RN license number for Mr. Daulton. A meeting was held with Mr. Daulton and he admitted to misrepresenting himself as an RN. On November 5, 2002, Mr. Daulton was terminated from employment. Mr. Daulton’s case was referred to the Houston Police Department.

Nursing Imposter: Connie Tipado

Connie Tipado

Published in the July 2003 Texas Board of Nursing Bulletin, Volume 34, No. 3

Connie Tipado presented an altered copy of another RN’s license which she had obtained by false pretenses in order to secure employment as a registered nurse with a home health agency in the Dallas area. Ms. Tipado was employed as a Program Representative and a Continuity of Care Nurse with this agency from March 1994 through June 2002. In June 2002, the Director of Human Resources attempted to verify the license provided by Ms. Tipado at the Board’s website and discovered that the license was issued to another individual. The Director of Human Resources contacted the Board and learned that Ms. Tipado was not licensed to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas. The Board has referred the case to the Dallas County District Attorney’s office

Nursing Imposter: Donnie Aleman

David Aleman

Published in the July 2003 Texas Board of Nursing Bulletin, Volume 34, No. 3

David Aleman secured employment as a Licensed Vocational Nurse with a staffing agency in Corpus Christi, Texas, and worked from November 5, 2002 through November 25, 2003. Some time after his employment, Mr. Aleman came in to update his information so that he could work in the local hospitals. He verbally informed the agency that he was a Graduate RN but could not find his license. The Branch Manager contacted the Board office and could not verify this information. The Branch Manager informed Mr. Aleman that he could only work as a LVN until his RN licensure could be verified. On November 17, 2002 and November 22, 2002, Mr. Aleman was sent to a hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas, for an assignment. Upon arrival at the facility, he signed in on the log as a Registered Nurse, rather than LVN. Mr. Aleman was assigned to RN duties, he told another agency nurse that he was a RN, and he signed his name followed by RN on medical records. On November 23, 2002, the house supervisor for the hospital contacted the agency requesting that Mr. Aleman cover a shift that required a RN on duty. The Branch Manager explained that Mr. Aleman was not an RN and could only be sent to fill a LVN position. The house supervisor insisted that Mr. Aleman was a RN and explained that he worked as a RN on two (2) occasions. Mr. Aleman was terminated from his employment with the agency. On December 9, 2002, the agency Branch Manager received a call from a hospital checking references on Mr. Aleman, who was seeking employment as a Graduate Nurse. Mr. Aleman’s case was referred to the Corpus Christi Police Department.


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