DATE POSTED: July 13, 2020
JOB STATUS: Permanent / Full-Time
POSITION NO.: 23793 & 55850 *2 positions available*
SALARY: $4,600/month (SR22), plus a shortage differential
JOB LOCATION: Kaua’i Veterans Memorial Hospital – Waimea, Kaua’i, HI
FUNCTION: These positions are located in the Radiology Department of Kaua’i Veterans Memorial Hospital (KVMH). KVMH, Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital (SMMH), and The Kaua’i Region Clinics, are part of the public benefit corporation of the State of Hawai’i operating nine (9) facilities statewide.
The Imaging Specialist IVs perform various computer tomography procedures for imaging of human anatomy. This includes transferal and photographing of images, archiving and performing appropriate protocols. The computer tomography (CT) technologist provides all diagnostic and therapeutic services, scheduled or emergency procedures as required for the care and treatment of inpatient’s or ambulatory patients. These positions are subject to work rotating shifts, stand-by, AND call back duty, including the weekends and holidays.
The Imaging Specialist IVs report directly to the Imaging Specialist VI, or its designee.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
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: Bachelor’s degree from an approved program recognized by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).
Licensure: A current State of Hawaii Radiologic Technologist license as a radiographer at the time of appointment.
Experience: One and one half (1 ½) years of imaging experience and one (1) year specialized experience in CT modality.
Certification: Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) must be obtained on day of employment.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY REQUIRED
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.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must be physically able to perform, efficiently and effectively, the essential duties of the position which typically require the ability to read without strain printed material the size of typewritten characters, glasses permitted, and the ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid, or the ability to compensate satisfactorily.
Mental/Emotional Requirements: All applicants must possess emotional and mental stability appropriate to the job duties and responsibilities and working conditions.
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