BUSINESS BRIEFS: OMC imaging staff recognized; new physical therapist joins Sequim center

PORT ANGELES — Twelve staff members from the diagnostic imaging department at Olympic Medical Center were recognized during a recent board meeting.

The employees were Tiffany Lambert, supervisor, women’s imaging; Brittany Payseno, nuclear medicine technologist; Connie McMurray, lead mammography technologist; Steve Conat, lead MRI technologist; Rod Horstman, lead multi-procedure technologist; and Nancy Dahll, lead ultrasound technologist.

Also, Kathy Nicholls, supervisor, centralized scheduling; Jessica Simpson, lead scheduler; and schedulers Desiree Isaksson, Miranda Juarez, Julie Rohrbacker and Leanne Klock.

The center offers eight diagnostic imaging modalities, all of which are are accredited through the American College of Radiology (ACR).

To become accredited, technologists update the radiologist list, submit images and reports, collect exam-specific protocols and conduct maintenance and physical evaluations on equipment in accordance with ACR guidelines, according to a news release.

In addition to scheduling patients for diagnostic imaging tests, the imaging center centralized scheduling and representatives double-check imaging orders, obtain pre-authorization from insurance companies and review pre-procedure checklists with patients, according to the release.

New physical therapist joins center

SEQUIM — FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers of Sequim recently hired physical therapist Jonathan Wolff, PT, OCS.

Wolff will be available for consultation, evaluation and treatment of clients beginning Monday at the balance centers, 500 W. First St., Suite A.

Wolff is a 1999 graduate of the University of Osteopathic Medicine & Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa.

He has practiced on the Olympic Peninsula for the past nine years.

Wolff is a board-certified specialist in orthopedic physical therapy and has clinical experience in orthopedic therapy, as well as advanced training in the treatment of dizziness and balance disorders.

In October, Wolff will attend advanced training in NeuroKinetic Therapy, which addresses the source of dysfunctional movement and coordination problems at their root, according to a news release.

For more information, call 360-683-0632.

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