Pueblo, Colorado (KKTV) – An internal investigation is underway by the Colorado Department of Social Services (CDHS) following allegations that a person without a legal nursing license worked as a nurse at the Colorado Mental Health Hospital in Pueblo. It’s inside.
An anonymous source reached out to 11 News with concern about a person named Enome Massango who allegedly worked at the facility. When KKTV 11 News contacted CDHS about the allegations, a spokesman for CDHS’s Office of Civil Forensic and Mental Health explained that an internal investigation involving Massango was ongoing.
“CDHS takes patient safety and welfare very seriously, and these allegations are of great concern,” wrote Jordon Johnson, communications manager for the Civil Forensic and Mental Health Service. has contracted with a staffing agency to provide nurses to understaffed facilities, and a contract worker named Enome Masango will be working at the Colorado Mental Health Hospital in Pueblo through the staffing agency for approximately two months in 2022. (CMHHIP), CDHS will verify, all nurses are licensed, including contractors, the department is conducting an internal investigation.”
KKTV 11 News asked the staffing agency that placed Massango as an employee.
No one named Enome Massango was registered as a nurse in Colorado, according to a Colorado regulatory agency spokesperson. Nurses are not required to report to the board if they work in Colorado under
According to nursys.com records, a person named Enome Masango became a licensed nurse in Iowa on April 16, 2018. Same as Enome Massango, who reportedly worked in Colorado, but no one with that name is listed on the nursys. It is not clear if it is the same person who worked at the hospital.
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