Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center

Allied Health Careers

Allied Health disciplines throughout Doctors Community Medical Center offer great diversity and opportunity to professionals at all levels of expertise. We work together across many departments and specialty centers to deliver on our vision of technologically advanced care that continues to meet the changing needs of our surrounding communities.

CARDIAC REHAB

Our department is AACVPR-certified (American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation), and recognized as a “Best Practice” facility for our integration of EMR technology. Cardiac Rehab employs a multidisciplinary team of experts, including ACSM-certified Exercise Physiologists. All team members are BLS and ACLS trained and certified.

LABORATORY

There is tremendous opportunity for cross-training and growth within our CAP (College of American Pathologists) and AABB (American Association of Blood Banks) accredited laboratory. Our multidisciplinary team includes Phlebotomists, Medical Technologists, Histotechs, Pathologist Assistants and Medical Laboratory Technicians. Together, we are driving LEAN principles and practices throughout the department, working toward optimal efficiency and effectiveness across all of our facilities and draw sites.

NEURODIAGNOSTICS

Our Neurodiagnostics area continues to evolve with the changing needs of our community. We are adding new equipment and otherwise working to improve the diagnosis and treatment of seizures, dementia and other brain conditions. We primarily hire EEG Technologists with proven experience. Registered technologists are preferred.

PHARMACY

We are a progressive and innovative pharmacy operation that is recognized by leadership as a valuable clinical partner in the delivery of high-quality patient care. Pharmacists at Doctors Community Medical Center are encouraged to develop a specialty by working on various clinical units, as part of a multidisciplinary care team. There is the opportunity to do rounds and request scheduling in areas of interest, as well as advance into a Clinical Specialist role. Our Pharmacy Techs also have outstanding career development and cross-training opportunities.

RADIOLOGY

Our Radiology team is comprised of professionals at all levels of expertise, from Radiology Escorts to senior-level Radiologic Technologists. Together, we are poised at the leading edge of diagnostic and imaging science, with access to the most advanced MRI, CAT scan, 3D mammography, Ultrasound, PET/CT and nuclear medicine equipment. The state-of-the-art environment here at Doctors Community Medical Center encourages our radiology professionals to gain new skills and knowledge through additional educational, certification and training. We are proud to be one of only four hospitals that has received recognition from Siemens for our innovation in radiology dose control. Our Radiology team was also one of the first in the region to utilize DaTscan to identify and confirm the diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease.

Anne Arundel Diagnostics Imaging (AADI) was the first in Maryland to earn the Breast Imaging Center of Excellence award, first in Anne Arundel County to offer stereotactic breast biopsies, and first to open a comprehensive breast health center.

REHAB SERVICES

Doctors Community Medical Center provides an outstanding interdisciplinary environment for career growth and development, with opportunities for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech-Language Pathologists, as well as Physical Therapist and Certified Occupational Therapist Assistants.

Unique features include a formal career ladder for Rehab professionals, along with evidence-based research grants for therapists. We give you the opportunity to collaborate in the development of skilled plans of care, within a progressive, forward-thinking environment where you can advance your career.

Rehab Technologies
The Outpatient Health Sciences Pavilion on our main campus is fully equipped with ceiling lifts, Lite Gait, Alter G treadmill, Bioness UE/LE, Elite Seats, cold therapy laser and BTE.

RESPIRATORY

We hire Registered Respiratory Therapists who want to work as part of a large, diverse and self-scheduling team. We are an evidence-based practice, where Therapists work independently with physicians using Respiratory Therapy-Driven protocols. You can have opportunities to participate in bronchoscopy assisting, learn about advanced modes of ventilation (including APRV and NAVA), support a busy Level III NICU, and train for clinical and leadership advancement in a career ladder or as Pulmonary Disease Navigator. Specialized clinical education focused on point-of-care testing and safety is available, along with annual education days and bedside scientist grants.

Full Time
 
Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center Lanham, MD 20706, USA
Position Purpose Performs routine and special clinical laboratory tests in one or more disciplines, including quality control and equipment maintenance to ensure accurate results. Assists with R & D activities and maintains quality control records. Assists in researching and resolving technical and operational problems. Role Specific Competencies Assess the clinical significance of test results and takes appropriate action to ensure proper patient care and treatment based on accuracy of results. Consistently performs proficiency testing at an acceptable level. Documents critical results appropriately and in a timely manner. Prints and checks exception report at end of the shift for complete documentation. Ensures smooth transition from shift-to-shift. Completes communication logs at the end of each shift. Assures pending list is current. Checks email and shift logs each workday. Maintains a clean, well stocked work area. Participates in continuing education and...

Part Time
 
Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center Lanham, MD 20706, USA
Position Objective: Evaluates patients for speech therapy services and provides therapeutic intervention according to departmental standards. Assesses the appropriateness and effectiveness of services provided to patients and documents same according to departmental standards and the special needs of patients of all ages. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Performs speech therapy evaluations and develops an effective treatment plan appropriate to a patient's rehabilitation needs within the care continuum and according to departmental policies and procedures. Meets departmental productivity standards. Selects and competently uses a variety of appropriate treatment techniques. Demonstrates the ability and required competencies to cross cover, i.e., evaluate and treat patients with a variety of diagnoses in various units. Documents speech therapy evaluations...

Full Time
 
Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center Lanham, MD 20706, USA
Position Objective: This position provides direct patient care and functions as a resource person for one or more specialties, while demonstrating basic patient care concepts, surgical asepsis and basic surgical case preparation. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Maintains a safe environment for the patient and the O.R. team by assuring a sterile environment, using equipment according to operating room manual. Transports patients and specialty equipment in accordance with safety policy. Provides patient care during the intra-operative phase of the surgery using physician preference cards and organizing and prioritizing care activities based on the patient and/or environmental changes. Functions as a first scrub in the following types of cases (including but not limited to): general/GYN, ENT, plastics, basic/minor ortho/neuro, dental/ortho, urology/cysto and...

Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center Lanham, MD 20706, USA
Position Objective: Provides therapeutic assistance under the direct supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, or Speech-Language Pathologist. Prepares and decontaminates equipment, transports patients, and maintains the environment to facilitate the delivery of inpatient rehabilitation services. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Provide patient care assistance during therapy sessions, assisting in the monitoring of patient reactions to treatment, communicates adverse reactions immediately to appropriate person, and assists therapist in coordinating session per standard work. Inspects, sterilizes, assembles and maintains rehabilitation department equipment as directed and according to departmental standards. Maintains appropriate supply inventory levels, obtaining supplies from Pharmacy, Distribution, etc. and storing them...

Full Time
 
Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center Lanham, MD 20706, USA
This position requires two evening shifts per week and a rotational Saturday Position Objective: Evaluates patients for physical therapy services and provides therapeutic intervention according to departmental standards. Assesses the appropriateness and effectiveness of services provided to patients and documents according to departmental standards. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Demonstrates a professional image/attitude towards patients, coworkers, and others. (dress code, HIPAA, schedule flexibility). Performs physical therapy evaluations and develops an effective treatment plan appropriate to a patient's rehabilitation needs within the care continuum and according to departmental policies and procedures. Selects and competently uses a variety of appropriate treatment techniques. Consistently documents a patient’s vital signs and...

Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center Lanham, MD 20706, USA
Position Objective: Performs routine radiographic procedures in accordance with established safety and quality standards and the special needs of the patient. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Processes radiographic films; verifies demographics and technical information; checks technical quality of films. Completes procedures while maintaining quality of work within an established time frame. Ensures all pertinent information is correctly displayed on images and paperwork. Constantly assess patient's condition and administers first aid as required; assists physicians in cases of adverse reactions or emergencies. Provides radiation protection to all patients in compliance with prescribed safety standards, attends required course in radiation safety. Confers with manager to recommend changes, report problems and provide feedback to improve patient care,...

Part Time
 
Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center Lanham, MD 20706, USA
Position Objective: Provides therapeutic treatments to patients, neonatal to geriatric, according to departmental standards and only under the direction of a Physical Therapist. Utilizes only methods and procedures within the scope of the practice of limited physical therapy, and documents same according to departmental standards. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Conducts physical therapy treatments according to established departmental policies and procedures. Documents physical therapy treatments according to departmental standards. Documents patient and/or family education, interdisciplinary collaboration, and patient's response to treatment. Immediately discontinues any treatment procedure which appears to be harmful to the patient and notifies the supervising Physical Therapist. Actively participates in departmental in-service activities. Attends...

Full Time
 
Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center Lanham, MD 20706, USA
Position Objective: The OSOP Community Recovery Coach is an integral part of the team that is designated to conduct outreach and engagement to survivors of an opioid overdose after discharge and referral from the emergency department. This individual provides non-clinical services intended to aid patients in establishing recovery and reducing the risk associated with a subsequent overdose. The OSOP Community Recovery Coach will assist in completing referrals to recovery support and substance use treatment services as well as developing service plans to promote successful linkage to referred services. Services will primarily be provided in the community, however the Coach may meet patients in the ED to assure successful continuity in care. Essential Job Duties : Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Conducts street outreach to locate and engage with referred OSOP patients from...

Part Time
 
Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center Lanham, MD 20706, USA
Position Objective: Provides information for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease by conducting medical laboratory tests, procedures, or analyses. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Espouses the principals of Lean Thinking and creates a work environment that positively promotes process improvement. Explores opportunities to add value to job (innovative ideas) to benefit the organization and taking ownership of the outcome. Proactively finds other work-related tasks during low census. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. Maintains inter- and intradepartmental work flow by fostering a spirit of cooperation (hand offs). Maintains laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying...

Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center Lanham, MD 20706, USA
Position Objective: Performs radiographic and computerized axial tomography procedures on all age groups in accordance with established professional and departmental standards and procedures. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Performs routine radiographic procedures and special computerized tomography procedures consistent with established quality standards and the need of the patient. Performs daily quality assurance testing on CT unit and emergency equipment and maintains appropriate records as required by department procedure. Confers with the supervisor to report problems relative to equipment, staffing and productivity and makes recommendations relative to them. Obtains pertinent clinical data prior to diagnostic examination, supervises the preparation of patients, and records significant data. Appropriately prioritizes patients in work-flow. Provides...

Full Time
 
Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center Lanham, MD 20706, USA
Position Objective: Performs MRI procedures on all age groups in accordance with established professional and departmental standards and procedures. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Processes MRI scan sequences; verifies demographics and technical information; checks technical quality of films. Participates as a member of a specialized medical team in performing specialized MRI scans of various organs and in preparing patients for specific procedures. Reviews pathology, surgical, and other reports to monitor patient progress and provide a means for evaluating the accuracy of MRI examinations. Assess consistently the patients' condition and administers first aid as required; assists physicians in cases of adverse reactions or emergencies. Confers with Supervisor to recommend changes, report problems and provide feedback to improve patient care, technical...

Full Time
 
Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center Lanham, MD 20706, USA
Position Objective: Under the direct supervision of a Maryland-licensed pharmacist and in coordination with other technicians, the Senior Pharmacy Technician demonstrates mastery of medication distribution and support activities within the Pharmacy Department and throughout the hospital organization, customer service, and quality improvement. He/she trains new staff and exemplifies excellence in the timely preparation, packaging, distribution and delivery of medications, as well as provides oversight of supportive operations and resources. The Senior Pharmacy Technician functions in accordance with standard written procedures, guidelines and state and federal regulations. A minimum of one major project is undertaken each year that benefits an area of department interest or responsibility. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Accurately and efficiently performs drug...

Full Time
 
Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center Lanham, MD 20706, USA
Position Objective: Performs MRI procedures on all age groups in accordance with established professional and departmental standards and procedures. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Processes MRI scan sequences; verifies demographics and technical information; checks technical quality of films. Participates as a member of a specialized medical team in performing specialized MRI scans of various organs and in preparing patients for specific procedures. Reviews pathology, surgical, and other reports to monitor patient progress and provide a means for evaluating the accuracy of MRI examinations. Assess consistently the patients' condition and administers first aid as required; assists physicians in cases of adverse reactions or emergencies. Confers with Supervisor to recommend changes, report problems and provide feedback to improve patient care, technical...

Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center Lanham, MD 20706, USA
Position Objective: Performs radiographic and computerized axial tomography procedures on all age groups in accordance with established professional and departmental standards and procedures. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Performs routine radiographic procedures and special computerized tomography procedures consistent with established quality standards and the need of the patient. Performs daily quality assurance testing on CT unit and emergency equipment and maintains appropriate records as required by department procedure. Confers with the supervisor to report problems relative to equipment, staffing and productivity and makes recommendations relative to them. Obtains pertinent clinical data prior to diagnostic examination, supervises the preparation of patients, and records significant data. Appropriately prioritizes patients in work-flow. Provides...

Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center Lanham, MD 20706, USA
Position Objective: Performs routine radiographic procedures in accordance with established safety and quality standards and the special needs of patients. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Processes radiographic exams; verifies demographics and technical information; checks technical quality of picture. Completes procedures while maintaining quality of work within an established time frame. Ensures all pertinent information is correctly displayed for Radiologist in EMR Constantly assess patient's condition and administers first aid as required; assists physicians in cases of adverse reactions or emergencies. Provides radiation protection to all patients in compliance with prescribed safety standards, attends required course in radiation safety. Confers with supervisor to recommend changes, report problems and provide feedback to improve patient care,...

Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center Lanham, MD 20706, USA
Position Purpose The Vascular Technologist assists the Manager of Diagnostic Cardiology and Medical Director of the Noninvasive Vascular Lab in the technical responsibilities of the department. Role Specific Competencies 1. Demonstrates proficiency and remains current in the field of Vascular Technology by reading appropriate technical journals, participating in educational programs and maintains appropriate CMEs. The technologist must show evidence of maintaining current knowledge by participation in CME courses that are relevant to vascular testing. To be relevant the course content must address the principles, instrumentation, techniques or interpretation of noninvasive vascular testing. A minimum of 15 hours is required every three years. Laboratory correlation conferences or other internal quality assurance meeting are not to be counted as part of the C ME requirement. Maintains appropriate credential in vascular testing. (ARDMS, C C I or approved...

Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center Lanham, MD 20706, USA
Position Objective: Performs MRI procedures on all age groups in accordance with established professional and departmental standards and procedures. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Processes MRI scan sequences; verifies demographics and technical information; checks technical quality of films. Participates as a member of a specialized medical team in performing specialized MRI scans of various organs and in preparing patients for specific procedures. Reviews pathology, surgical, and other reports to monitor patient progress and provide a means for evaluating the accuracy of MRI examinations. Assess consistently the patients' condition and administers first aid as required; assists physicians in cases of adverse reactions or emergencies. Confers with Supervisor to recommend changes, report problems and provide feedback to improve patient care, technical...

Part Time
 
Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center Lanham, MD 20706, USA
Position Purpose Performs routine and special clinical laboratory tests in one or more disciplines, including quality control and equipment maintenance to ensure accurate results. Assists with R & D activities and maintains quality control records. Assists in researching and resolving technical and operational problems. Role Specific Competencies Assess the clinical significance of test results and takes appropriate action to ensure proper patient care and treatment based on accuracy of results. Consistently performs proficiency testing at an acceptable level. Documents critical results appropriately and in a timely manner. Prints and checks exception report at end of the shift for complete documentation. Ensures smooth transition from shift-to-shift. Completes communication logs at the end of each shift. Assures pending list is current. Checks email and shift logs each workday. Maintains a clean, well stocked work area. Participates in continuing education and...

Full Time
 
Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center Lanham, MD 20706, USA
Position Purpose The Respiratory Therapist provides respiratory care therapeutic modality in the Med/Surg areas and in the C ritical C are areas of the hospital. Administers all procedures in compliance with the Physician's orders and the departmental policy and procedures. In addition, they act as the Resource Therapist for the Respiratory Tech assigned to a particular floor. Role Specific Competencies 1. Adheres to hospital policies. Follow the hospital policies, i.e., behavior; dress code. Attends 80% of departmental and hospital staff meetings. Attends fire, safety and infection control lectures as required by JC AHO and the hospital. Follows hospital and department policies pertaining to absenteeism & tardiness. 2. Initiates, administers, documents respiratory care procedures in compliance with departmental procedures. Verifies all requests and administers all procedures in compliance with the physician's order and the departmental policies and...

Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center Lanham, MD 20706, USA
Position Objective: Assesses nutritional needs; develops, implements, evaluates, and documents nutritional care plans for hospitalized patient and performs diet instruction in preparation for discharge, according to applicable regulations, policies, and procedures Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Assesses data reflective of patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirement relative to his/her age group. Conducts nutritional assessment for patients and makes appropriate recommendations for medical nutrition therapy. Consistently utilizes established screening criteria to identify patients at nutritional risk. Documents screening and assessments in medical record according to clinical standards. Recommends changes in medical nutrition therapy based on assessments and discusses rationale for change....

Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center Lanham, MD 20706, USA
Position Purpose The Respiratory Therapist provides respiratory care therapeutic modality in the Med/Surg areas and in the C ritical C are areas of the hospital. Administers all procedures in compliance with the Physician's orders and the departmental policy and procedures. In addition, they act as the Resource Therapist for the Respiratory Tech assigned to a particular floor. Role Specific Competencies 1. Adheres to hospital policies. Follow the hospital policies, i.e., behavior; dress code. Attends 80% of departmental and hospital staff meetings. Attends fire, safety and infection control lectures as required by JC AHO and the hospital. Follows hospital and department policies pertaining to absenteeism & tardiness. 2. Initiates, administers, documents respiratory care procedures in compliance with departmental procedures. Verifies all requests and administers all procedures in compliance with the physician's order and the departmental policies and...

Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center Lanham, MD 20706, USA
Position Objective: Assesses nutritional needs; develops, implements, evaluates, and documents nutritional care plans for hospitalized patient and performs diet instruction in preparation for discharge, according to applicable regulations, policies, and procedures Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Assesses data reflective of patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirement relative to his/her age group. Conducts nutritional assessment for patients and makes appropriate recommendations for medical nutrition therapy. Consistently utilizes established screening criteria to identify patients at nutritional risk. Documents screening and assessments in medical record according to clinical standards. Recommends changes in medical nutrition therapy based on assessments and discusses rationale for...

Part Time
 
Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center Lanham, MD 20706, USA
Position Purpose Performs routine and special clinical laboratory tests in one or more disciplines, including quality control and equipment maintenance to ensure accurate results. Assists with R & D activities and maintains quality control records. Assists in researching and resolving technical and operational problems. Role Specific Competencies Assess the clinical significance of test results and takes appropriate action to ensure proper patient care and treatment based on accuracy of results. Consistently performs proficiency testing at an acceptable level. Documents critical results appropriately and in a timely manner. Prints and checks exception report at end of the shift for complete documentation. Ensures smooth transition from shift-to-shift. Completes communication logs at the end of each shift. Assures pending list is current. Checks email and shift logs each workday. Maintains a clean, well stocked work area. Participates in continuing education and...

Full Time
 
Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center Lanham, MD 20706, USA
Position Purpose Prepares and performs imaging guided examinations under the supervision of a Radiologist. Position requires a thorough understanding of a variety of imaging modalities to include fluoroscopy, C T and Ultrasound, protocols, and the equipment and supplies specific to each. This position also requires a good understanding of what exams are to be done in order without delay in service. Also the position requires a good understanding of general radiology so as to participate when rotated through the department. Role Specific Competencies 1. Basic aseptic technique and knowledge demonstrated in room preparation during and following procedure. Wipes down all surfaces of equipment and room furniture with disinfectant solution prior to and after each procedure. Sets up sterile field and trays in a manner that prevents contamination, and protects patient from potential infection. Inspects, prior to use, sterilized items to ensure sterility and to verify...