November 1, 2010 -
Olympic Medical Center employee Mary Vest recently passed her computerized tomography (CT) certification exam through the American Registry of Registered Technologists (ARRT). CT technologists are radiologic technologists who specialize in taking cross-sectional x-ray images of the bones and soft tissues of the body.
“This is a major accomplishment in Mary’s career and rewarding to see that she’s taken the time and effort to achieve this,” says Deby King, diagnostic imaging director. “As imaging technologies become more and more complex, our staff must continue to learn and expand their expertise. Mary’s achievement truly reflects her dedication to enhancing her skills for the benefit of our patients.”
To become certified, one must meet clinical experience requirements and document completed procedures before signing the certification application. The purpose of clinical experience requirements is to verify that candidates have completed a variety of clinical procedures and showed successful performances, as well as comprehensive knowledge of the skills covered in the certification examination.
Please log on to www.olympicmedical.org and click on “Services” to learn more about diagnostic imaging services and capabilities at Olympic Medical Center.
Olympic Medical Center (Clallam County Public Hospital District No. 2) is a comprehensive, award-winning health care provider for more than 70,000 residents of Clallam County. It has served the community since its establishment on Nov. 1, 1951, and is governed by a seven-member, publicly elected board. OMC is a sole community hospital and rural referral center. It provides inpatient services at its 80-bed acute-care facility in Port Angeles, including a level-three trauma designated emergency department, surgical services, and labor and delivery. OMC’s outpatient services include cardiac, imaging, physical therapy and rehabilitation, laboratory, sleep medicine, surgical services, home health, physician clinics and comprehensive regional cancer care at locations in Port Angeles and Sequim.