X-Ray and Ultrasound Diagnostic Services

About us:

Our X-Ray and Ultrasound departments are staffed with 2 Full Time Technologists (one for each department). Exams are scheduled according to priority; which at times affects appointment availability and wait times.

 

Patients are seen in this priority order:
  1. Emergency/Inpatient Care
  2. Patients with appointments
  3. Walk-ins (must have a doctors requisition)

    Hours of Operation:

    Outpatients: 7:00 am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday.

    Emergencies: On Call 24hrs 7 days a week
    Location: Main Floor East End.

    Making an Appointment:

    Your Physician must be part of the Red Lake Family Health Team or have ordering privileges at our hospital to request diagnostic tests. When your physician orders your X-ray or ultrasound examination, call 807-727-3828 or visit the X-Ray department to make an appointment. You must provide requisition information and Health Card number.


    The technologist will provide you the instructions that may be needed for the test ordered. For ultrasound appointments you must provide detail clinical exam requirements to be given the appropriate preparation by the technologist. 


    Day of your appointment:

    You must bring your Health Card and doctor’s requisition with you.

     

    For Ultrasound exams, please make sure you have followed all instructions for your appointment as given by the technologist.

     

    Proceed to the X-Ray office where you will be registered into the Electronic Health System, if there is no personnel available at that time, please place your requisition and Health Card in the black basket on the door and have a seat in the waiting room (located across from the Laboratory), upon their return they will be happy to assist you.