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CALL OVERVIEW


CALL ROTATIONS


Responsibilities & Duties:
  • All QC/verified ER (XR, CT, MRI) cases up until 15 minutes before your shift ends on weekend/NF shifts. QC ED cases at 11PM for EVE shifts (if caught up, continue to read until 12 AM!).
  • All STAT/neuro/msk inpatient CT and MRI cases, as described below
  • Perform all necessary and appropriate ER US requests up to 30 minutes prior to end of shift.
  • Begin dictating cases at the start of your shift
  • Protocol all ED/IP CT and MRI cases for that day

  • Do NOT dictate from resident lounges
  • Send an email to the assigned attending on Qgenda at the start of your weekend shift stating your hospital site, contact number, and coverage period
  • Use the common worklist (as time allows)
  • Assist the junior residents with cases (even at a different site, as time allows)
  • Only leave once touching base with each resident at each site (Eve)

  • R1's allowed to independently prelim XR ONLY after January (draft CT, MRI)
  • R1's can prelim CT/MRI once case reviewed with an attending or senior resident
  • R2-R4 will prelim all studies
  • Be mindful that the ED may take action based on preliminary reports (including discharging patients). 

Time Stamp:
  • Weekday Eve: Dictate all ER studies verified by 11 pm, and dictate all STAT/msk/neuro inpatient studies VERIFIED by 11 pm 
  • Weekday NF: Dictate all ER studies verified after 11 pm, and STAT/msk/neuro inpatient studies verified after 11 pm - 7:45 am
  • Weekend day/NF shifts: Dictate all ER or STAT inpatient studies verified 15 minutes before the end of your shift
  • Dictate inpatient cases as per list of required inpatients below
  • Perform and dictate all US ordered 30 minutes before the end of your shift
  • Follow up on studies that are in “Arrived” status for more than 1 hour. Open exam and investigate why it is taking so long. DO NOT LEAVE IT FOR THE NEXT RESIDENT.





ULTRASOUND TECH HOURS

Beth Israel
Weekdays: 24 hour coverage (until 08/2020)
Weekends: 22 hour coverage (-> 7-9am is uncovered)

Morningside
Weekdays: 8am - 11pm
Weekends: 3pm - 11pm (stars 7/25)

West
Weekdays: 8am - 11pm (last case 10:10pm)
Weekends: 11am - 7pm











Pagers

M/W Pagers
  • MSW pager coverage from 8am-4:00 pm to be assigned (Pagers: 33214, 35830)
Please stop page copying the M and W pagers to your personal cell phones. If you prefer to receive pages on your cell phones, then page copy your personal pagers to your cell and then forward the M/W pagers to your personal pagers.

Follow instructions below:

Step 1: Forward your personal pager to your cell phone
Call operator at 212-523-4000 and request them "page copy” your pager to your cell. Do not undo this step.

Step 2: Forward the call pager to your personal pager is as easy as forwarding phones remotely
  1. Dial “05” (in hospital) or dial 212-523-2828 (outside)
  2. Dial 2 (“to change status")
  3. Dial 33214 (M pager) or 35830 (W pager)
  4. Dial 5 (“covered by”)
  5. Dial your pager number
  6. Press “2” to confirm

W Eve resident
  • At start of shift - forward W pager to your personal pager at beginning of shift
  • At end of shift - forward W pager to M pager at the end of your shift (W NF resident covers both sites)

BI Pager
Pager 16119  
(although BI may have transitioned fully to Cureatr at this point)

Inpatient/ER MR Responsibilities

CT Perfusion Studies

Click HERE for trouble shooting CT Perfusion Studies

FACULTY CONTACTS

Morningside-West ED FACULTY REPRESENTATIVE:
David Frager (x23-4222 or david.frager@mountsinai.org See Qgenda)

NIGHT FLOAT/EVENING CALL FACULTY ADVISOR:

Dairon Garcia (dairon.garcia@mountsinai.org)


BI or Morningside-West ED LIASON:

  • Dr. Kagetsu: Nolan.Kagetsu@mountsinai.org
  • Dr. Somwaru: Alexander.Somwaru@mountsinai.org
  • The Chiefs: MSWChiefs@mountsinai.org


ED FOLLOW-UP:

  • Morningside-West:
    • Call ED physician or PA if the radiology attending changes the preliminary report with findings that affect management and the patient has already been discharged from the ED
    • Email Dr. Kagetsu, Dr. Somwaru and the Chiefs
  • BI specifically:
    • There is a BI ED follow up group made of ER PAs that handle callbacks at MSBI
    • BIEDFollowUp@mountsinai.org with the patient's information and reason for callback
    • Dr. Zeifer 
    • Shari Fernandez: Shari.Fernandez@mountsinai.org 


INTERESTING CASES:

Please add interesting cases to Body ICC filter to review at the Body ICC Conference.


ON-CALL PAGERS:

 Beth Israel 16119
 Morningside 33214
 West 35830


SAFE RIDES:
  • Mount Sinai Safe-ride account
  • Uber pool during 9 pm - 5 am (no solo UberX rides)
  • Out of state not covered

ATTENDING COVERAGE

See Qgenda schedule for on call and late shift attendings.

ATTENDINGS *intranet*
BI Nuclear Medicine
Neuroradiology (please refer to monthly email also)

BODY ON CALL ATTENDING
-Please follow Qgenda schedule and call next day's attending. (On weekends, contact Monday attending.)
MSK ON-CALL ATTENDING

-Please see document "+ MSK CALL MSHS" below.


*For overnight MR and NM studies, the overnight attending can look over studies and discuss findings with ED if requested. If a final read is requested immediately, please refer to the above on call schedule. Otherwise, the study will be finalized the next morning by the appropriate attending. 


*For pediatric fluoro cases, please call the on call Pediatric Radiology attending for further instructions.

RADIOLOGY SUPERVISORS

  • Supervisors are on site until 11 pm if you need help 
  • Transferring images to PACS from an US machine
  • Getting in touch with RIS for system wide problems or if you can’t dictate

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