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Personnel (Revised 12-12-19)

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SF 1.0 - Personnel

Standard: The entity must have staff who meets necessary qualifications through education and experience.

Elements of Compliance:

  • SF 1.1 The entity must have a supervising physician who is ABR, ABNM, or AOBR-certified with knowledge of the diagnostic imaging procedures that are offered.

  • SF 1.2 The supervising physician must be engaged in the clinical practice of advanced imaging and the quality management of the services being offered.

  • SF 1.3 The entity must have personnel (e.g. medical physicists, radiologic technologists, radiologic nurses, etc.) on staff who are knowledgeable about diagnostic radiology and are able to coordinate the evaluation, care and education of patients and their families in a safe and timely manner.

  • SF 1.4 All radiologic technology staff must be state licensed (where state licensure exists) to perform radiographic procedures and be certified by the appropriate certifying agency, i.e. American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB), American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT), or the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) It is recommended that at least one technologist per shift have advanced certification for all modalities offered.

  • SF 1.5 All other clinical staff (nurses, aides, etc.) must be state licensed within their discipline.

  •  SF 1.6 The entity must have adequate, appropriately trained staff to provide service for all hours of operation based on their patient volumes.

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