Three in nursing industry get suspensions

January 21, 2010 

The Washington State Department of Health has taken the following actions against South Sound health care providers.

Mason County: In October, the Nursing Commission suspended the license of registered nurse Dean De Mulling. He made sexual statements and had nonconsensual physical contact with three female co-workers. He also refused to respond to requests to help with patients.

Thurston County: In October, the Nursing Commission suspended the license of advanced registered nurse practitioner Elizabeth M. Anderson. The commission also placed her registered nurse license on probation for two years. Anderson can practice under oversight, in a structured environment, and with certain restrictions on her practice.

Thurston County: In October, the Nursing Assistant Program suspended the credential of certified nursing assistant Gina R. Grocott. Grocott administered the wrong dose of medication to a patient.

For information about health care providers, go to and click “Provider Credential Search” on the left side of the page.

The information also is available by calling 360-236-4700. Consumers who think a provider acted unprofessionally are encouraged to call and report their complaint.

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