Job Description

DATE POSTED: July 13 2020

JOB STATUS:  Permanent / Full Time

SALARY: $3,933/month (BU13/SR18), plus a shortage differential *updated 10/12/2020*

JOB LOCATION:  Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital, Waimea, Kauai, Hawaii 


This position is located in the Radiology Department of Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital (SMMH) located in Kapaa, Kauai, a public benefit corporation of the State of Hawaii operating 12 facilities statewide.

The Imaging Specialist II independently performs a full range of diagnostic imaging procedures, utilizing ionizing equipment in accordance with physician’s orders, protocols and quality standards as established by the department and facility, and performs other duties as assigned. The position may work on rotating shifts, extended workdays with work on weekends and holidays. May require standby call and call back duty.



To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements. Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience may not be gained concurrently. In addition, qualifying work experiences are credited based on a 40-hour workweek.

Education Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an approved program recognized by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

Experience: Six (6) months of progressively responsible professional imaging technologist experience which demonstrated a thorough knowledge of imaging procedures and/or techniques such as myelograms, discograms, arthrograms, etc., including the X-raying of such areas of the human anatomy as the chest, skull, gastro-intestinal tract, urinary tract, and vascular system.

License Required: A current State of Hawaii Radiologic Technologist license as a radiographer at the time of appointment.


Knowledge of:  Basic knowledge of Operation of imaging equipment, radiation safety, and departmental protocols, standard precautions, hospital policies and procedures, rules and regulations, government regulatory requirements and accrediting standards, and the policies, procedures and work rules of the work site..

Ability to:  Perform the full range of services, function independently and provide instruction regarding imaging procedures and radiation safety to lower level staff and other health care providers.

Code of Ethics: ability to meet the specific needs of patients with a variety of disabilities; retain emotional stability and maturity despite emotional and physical pressures; demonstrated ability to use independent judgment and initiative.  Ability to promote a positive, collaborative practice atmosphere.