PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center’s diagnostic imaging is an American College of Radiology (ACR) accredited facility. To achieve the ACR Gold Standard of Accreditation, our facility's personnel qualifications, equipment requirements, quality assurance and quality control procedures have gone through a rigorous review process and have met specific qualifications.
- Diagnostic radiology
- Interventional radiology (including CT and general ultrasound)
- Multi-detector CT (MDCT)
- General ultrasound
- Vascular ultrasound
- Nuclear medicine (including therapies)
- Elective outpatient imaging services, with the exception of echo, vascular ultrasound and nuclear medicine, are available through Mt. Baker Imaging
Nuclear Medicine Isotopes and Travel
The radiation involved in Nuclear Medicine studies is on par with other radiology procedures. The exception is that the isotopes are within our patients. The Department of Homeland Security monitors border crossings, ferries and other areas for radiation. Patients may set off their meters for a few days following an exam. We offer traveling patients a letter to document their visit with the Nuclear Medicine department.
The Radiology Technologists, CT Technologists, Sonographers, MRI Technologists, Nuclear Medicine Technologists and Imaging support staff at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center are all healthcare professionals who fill a combination of full and part-time positions. Staff holding technical and professional positions are qualified by experience, education, and federal and Washington state certifications, as detailed below. All staff members have documented evidence of orientation and competencies in their professional specialties in order to carry out their assigned job duties.