Department Information

Radiology CT scanner

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Mission: To provide the highest quality diagnostic reports and therapeutic or interventional procedure outcomes in a teaching environment at the lowest possible cost while maintaining a comfortable environment and compassionate spirit for our patients.
Description of Department:

This department is comprised of the following sections and subsections:

  • Diagnostic (x-ray; fluoroscopy; mammography)  
  • CT (total body) 
  • Ultrasound (total & noninvasive peripheral vascular, general ultrasound) 
  • MRI (total body) 
  • Nuclear Medicine (total body except cardiac), PET Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Lab (total body angiography; total interventional)
Customers: Patients, physicians, and fellow employees.
Services Provided: Both diagnostic imaging and therapeutic interventional procedures.
Quality Plan: Numerous monitoring programs assure quality in equipment, imaging (staff skill) quality, interpretative quaility and regulatory issues being met.
Population Served:

Pediatric to geriatric, both inpatients and outpatients, ED patients (includes trauma cases), & Operating Room imaging needs.

Sites of Care/ Services Location:

Hospital - First floor adjacent to the lobby, hospital cafeteria, and the Emergency Department; two CT scanners located on the first floor; Magnetic Resonance scanning is on first floor of hospital and in the Orthopedics Clinic.

Fixed hospital department setting with mobile services in the OR, ICU's, and Central Treatment Rooms.

Fixed outpatient clinic setting offering general diagnostic x-ray and services to outpatients only.

Ruppert Health Center - 1st floor, diagnostic outpatient x-ray only; mobile PET scanning is located adjacent to the Ruppert Health Center.

Practice Standards: This department follows practice standards set by the American College of Radiology (ACR), the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS), Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) and the State of Ohio (ODH) Licensure Laws for both Registered Nurses (ONA) and Radiologic Technologists. Accreditations maintained are MQSA and ICAVL, with MRI accreditation (ACR) pending.
Availability of Services:

CT & Diagnostic Radiology - 24 hrs/day - 7 days/week.
Cardio Vascular Lab - 7:00 am-8:00 pm, Monday-Friday; on call on off hours.
MRI - 7:00 am-8:00 pm, Monday-Friday; 8:00 am-4:00 pm, Saturday;on call off hours.
Ultrasound - 7:00 am-8:00 pm, Monday-Friday;7:30 am-4:00 pm, Saturday; on call off hours.
Nuclear Medicine - 7:00 am-4:30 pm, Monday-Friday; on call off hours.

Education Plan: The department offers continuing educational opportunities both on and off campus with an emphasis on QI and regulatory driven topics in conjunction with clinical needs. Licensure requirements are upheld with the (professional) employee being ultimately responsible.
Last Updated: 2/12/20