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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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Imposter
Violation

Stephanie Lynn Baugh:
a.k.a. Stephanie Baugh; a.k.a. Stephanie L. Baugh

Stephanie Lynn Baugh:
a.k.a. Stephanie Baugh; a.k.a. Stephanie L. Baugh

Between April 23, 2020, and October 2, 2020, Stephanie Lynn Baugh, remained employed as a registered nurse (RN) with a home health agency in Clute, Texas, after her license had been revoked by the Board. Stephanie Lynn Baugh continued to practice as a RN and provided skilled nursing care to patients at facilities and in their homes. The revoked status of the license was detected by the home health agency staff through a routine license renewal verification. According to the Board’s licensure records, the license of Stephanie Lynn Baugh to practice nursing in the State of Texas was revoked on April 23, 2020. The case has been referred to the Brazoria County District Attorney for prosecution.

Sydney Michelle Golden:
a.k.a. Sydney Golden; a.k.a. Sydney M Golden; a.k.a. Sydney Michelle Smith; a.k.a. Sydney Serow; a.k.a. Sydney Michelle Serow Golden

Sydney Michelle Golden:
a.k.a. Sydney Golden; a.k.a. Sydney M Golden; a.k.a. Sydney Michelle Smith; a.k.a. Sydney Serow; a.k.a. Sydney Michelle Serow Golden

On or about August 24, 2020, through October 5, 2020, Sydney Michelle Golden secured employment and practiced as a licensed registered nurse (RN) with a school district in Harris County, Texas, by using the license number belonging to another nurse with a similar name. Sydney Michelle Golden performed assessments, administered medications, and represented herself as a RN to staff, students, their families, and the general public while using the credentials of “RN” on facility business and medical records. The Board’s investigation revealed that the date of birth, social security number, ID photo, and address information provided by Sydney Michelle Golden to the employer did not belong to any nurse having a license or privilege to practice nursing in the State of Texas. The case has been referred to the Office of the Harris County District Attorney for prosecution.

Erika Elizabeth Garcia:
a.k.a Erika E. Garcia; a.k.a. Erika Garcia; a.k.a. Erika E. Diaz; a.k.a. Erika E. Torres; a.k.a. Erika Diaz; a.k.a. Erika Torres

Erika Elizabeth Garcia:
a.k.a Erika E. Garcia; a.k.a. Erika Garcia; a.k.a. Erika E. Diaz; a.k.a. Erika E. Torres; a.k.a. Erika Diaz; a.k.a. Erika Torres

On or about June 12, 2020, through June 19, 2020, Erika Elizabeth Garcia secured employment and practiced as a licensed registered nurse (RN) with an assisted living facility in Georgetown, Texas, by using the license number belonging to another nurse with the same first and last name. During this time, Erika Elizabeth Garcia provided direct patient care and represented herself as an RN to staff, patients, their families and the general public. The Board’s investigation revealed that the personally identifiable information provided by Erika Elizabeth Garcia to her employer did not belong to any nurse having a license or privilege to practice nursing in the State of Texas. This case has been referred to the Office of the Williamson County District Attorney for prosecution.

Johnson Monestime:
a.k.a Monestime Johnson

Johnson Monestime:
a.k.a Monestime Johnson

Johnson Monestime secured employment through a staffing agency and practiced as a Registered Nurse (RN) with a hospital in Gregg County, Texas, from December 29, 2020, through January 2, 2021, and attempted to secure employment through a staffing agency with a hospital in Smith County, Texas, on January 13, 2021. Although the Board’s investigation revealed that the personally identifiable information provided by Mr. Monestime indicates he does not possess a license to practice nursing in any state, he secured employment through the staffing agency using a New Jersey Temporary Emergency License for Out-of-State Practitioners.


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