Ohio General X-Ray Machine Operator License (GXMO)

Your tuition for the Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope) program includes the cost for the first attempt for your Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam.(1) Remington College also pays for your first attempt at the General X-Ray Machine Operator License (GXMO), and the related application fee.(1) Passing the GXMO exam and obtaining licensure are required in order to practice as a General X-Ray Machine Operator in Ohio and once you graduate, you can take the GXMO exam.(1)

The General X-Ray Machine Operator license (GXMO) is offered through the Ohio Department of Health. In the State of Ohio, any individual who performs radiologic procedures on humans must hold a valid Ohio radiologic license.

    • Applicants must first complete an accredited GXMO didactic educational program. Remington College’s Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope) diploma program satisfies this requirement.
    • Remington College will supply applicants with a GXMO exam registration packet. Completed registration forms and exam fees must be submitted to RadEd by the registration deadline that correlates with your exam date.
    • Upon completing the exam, RadEd will send an official exam score certificate.
    • Applicants must then complete an accredited GXMO clinical education program. Remington College’s Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope) diploma program satisfies this requirement.
    • GXMO license applications are available on the Ohio Department of Health Radiologic Licensure website. Your complete application must contain the following:
      • Application and fee
      • Didactic course certificate
      • Clinical course certificate
      • Examination certificate
    • Completed applications must be mailed to:

Ohio Department of Health
Attn: Revenue Processing
P.O. Box 15278
Columbus, OH 43215-0278

Examination fee: $100

License application fee: $65

For more information on the Ohio GXMO exam, please visit www.odh.ohio.gov/odhPrograms/rp/rlic/rlic1.aspx or http://www.odh.ohio.gov/en/odhprograms/rp/rlic/gxmorequirements.aspx

Additionally, if you meet the requirements, you may wish to pay for and take these phlebotomy and EKG certifications on your own. All of these certifications are accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), which was created by the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE):

  • Phlebotomy Technician Certification (CPT), offered by the National Healthcareer Association
  • Registered Phlebotomy Technician (RPT), offered by American Medical Technologists
  • Phlebotomy Technician (NCPT), offered by the National Center for Competency Testing
  • EKG Technician Certification (CET), offered by the National Heathcareer Association
  • ECG Technician (NCET), offered by the National Center for Competency Testing

(1)Certain restrictions may apply.

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