PARAMEDIC ASSOCIATION OF NEW BRUNSWICK
Notice of Discipline Committee Decision Respecting Travis Thomas
The Discipline Committee, by a decision dated March 30, 2016, found the following with respect to the Member, Travis Thomas:
- his conduct and being convicted of serious criminal offences for the trafficking of drugs constitutes professional misconduct, conduct unbecoming a Member, and conduct adversely affecting the standing and good name of the profession and the Association, and
- his conduct does not meet the professional and ethical standards expected of a Paramedic.
The Discipline Committee ordered that the Member’s suspension that had been imposed previously by the Complaints Committee be continued until he successfully completes his parole and probation in July of 2017, that he be reprimanded, pay a fine in the amount of $500 and costs in the amount of $1500 to the Association.
The Member will not be eligible for registration until he pays the fine and costs ordered, provides written confirmation that he has successfully completed his parole and probation, complies with all other requirements of registration, completes a return to practice program, presents evidence satisfactory to the Registrar that he is of good character and fit to return to practice and a report from his parole officer.
Once the Member has fulfilled the conditions mentioned above and applies for registration, he will be eligible for a conditional registration with the conditions that he cause written performance evaluation from his employer at 3, 6 and 12 months after his return to practice, submit to 6 random drug screening tests in the 12 months following his return to active practice, provide each employer with a copy of the decision and notify the Registrar of any change in address or employer within 10 days.
If the Member fails to meet any of the conditions of the Order, his registration shall be immediately suspended and his ability to practice referred to a panel of the Discipline Committee.