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Radiology

RADIOLOGY SERVICES

The goal of the Radiology Department is to ensure that all patients treated will receive high quality care in the most expedient and professional manner possible.The department offers radiology services 24 hours a day to inpatient and emergency services, and ten hours per day to schedule outpatient.The department is under the direct supervision of a Radiologist, certified by the American Board of Radiology (ADR) and having a current license from the State of WV.

All Technologists are registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
and certified by the State of WV is available twenty-four (24) hours per day and will assist the Radiologist(s) in acquiring needed imagines on a referred patient. Radiographs (x- rays), must be ordered by an attending physician. The x-ray then must be taken on equipment registered by the State of West Virginia, by a Registered and /or Certified Radiologic Technologist.

Hours of Routine Operation/Staffing
The diagnostic imaging department at Potomac Valley Hospital provides 24-hour-per-day, 7-day-per-week coverage for all examinations with the exception of Mammography, Ultrasound, and Nuclear Medicine. Routine examinations will be scheduled according to the predetermine time slots respective to the type of examination being ordered. Every effort will be made to accommodate urgent/weekend requests for service. Emergency examinations will be done as soon as possible.