*IMAGING SPECIALISTS II-IV ***Immediate vacancies for Radiology***

***IMMEDIATE VACANCIES ARE LOCATED IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS***

Kaua’i Veterans Memorial Hospital – Waimea, Kaua’i, HI

  • #23793 – Imaging Specialist IV (X-Ray/CT) – Permanent / Full-Time (1.0 FTE)
  • #55850 – Imaging Specialist IV (X-Ray/CT) – Permanent / Full-Time (1.0 FTE)

Kaua’i Region Clinics

Urgent Care at Po’ipu

  • #59051 – Imaging Specialist II (X-Ray) – Permanent / Full-Time (1.0 FTE)

Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital – Kapa’a, Kaua’i, HI

  • #55747 – Imaging Specialist III (X-Ray/CT) – Permanent / Full-Time (1.0 FTE)

***Possession of specific certifications and level of experience may be required for certain positions. See below minimum qualification requirements***

JOB TITLE: IMAGING SPECIALIST III – IV (X-RAY & COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY TECHNOLOGIST)

RECRUITMENT NO.: KAUAI-KR336

JOB LOCATION: HHSC Kaua’i Region

SALARY: *Includes shortage differentials*

  • Imaging Specialist II – $3,933 + $747/month (SR18 ; BU13)
  • Imaging Specialist III – $4,252 + $948/month (SR20 ; BU13)
  • Imaging Specialist IV – $4,600 + $1,640/month (SR22 ; BU13)

JOB FUNCTIONS:  The Imaging Specialists perform, advise on, supervise, evaluate and/or manage operation of ionizing radiation producing equipment for diagnostic imaging purposes in accordance with physician’s orders, protocols and quality standards and/or specialized imaging procedures utilizing specialized imaging equipment in accordance with policies and procedures, protocols and quality standards. These positions are subject to work on rotating shifts, with work on weekends and holidays, including standby and call back duty. The Imaging Specialists report to the Regional Director of Imaging, 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 are credited based on a 40-hour workweek. Also, please see below additional requirements according to the level of the position.

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an approved program recognized by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). Excess work experience as described below in the experience requirement section which provided knowledge, skills and abilities comparable to those acquired in four (4) years of successful study while completing a college or university curriculum leading to a baccalaureate degree in may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis. To be acceptable, the experience must have been of such scope, level and quality as to assure the possession of comparable knowledge, skills and abilities.

Licensure: A current State of Hawai’i Radiologic Technologist license as a radiographer at the time of appointment.

Certification:

  • Current ARRT (R) American Registry of Radiologic Technologist certification in Radiography is required at the time of appointment;
  • Current certification from the American Heart Association in Basic Life Support (BLS) must be provided at the time of appointment.

Experience: ***See below***.

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES

Knowledge of: Thorough 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, perform the full range of services to the patients of the work site, independently. Basic knowledge of specialized imaging equipment and physics of specialized imaging procedures, safety, medical terminology and department protocols. Thorough knowledge of the policies, procedures and work rules of the work site.

Basic knowledge of Cross Sectional Anatomy required.

Ability to: Perform a full range of diagnostic imaging procedures utilizing ionizing radiation equipment independently and provide instruction regarding imaging procedures and radiation safety to subordinates and others. Apply the principles, methods and techniques of specialized imaging equipment/procedures; deal effectively with patients and other individuals; operate specialized imaging equipment; keep records and prepare reports and instruct patients and others in the specialized imaging procedures. Ability to interpret and formulate operating policies and procedures, direct the work of others and establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships.

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.

Hazards: May be exposed to infectious diseases or hazardous substances. Exposure to radiation hazards on a daily basis

Mental/Emotional Requirements: All applicants must possess emotional and mental stability appropriate to the job duties and responsibilities and working conditions.

***Please see below additional requirements based on the position level.***


IMAGING SPECIALIST II (X-RAY)

Experience RequirementSix (6) months of progressively responsible professional imaging technologist/specialist 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.


IMAGING SPECIALIST III (X-RAY & COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY)

Imaging ExperienceOne (1) year 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.

Specialized Experience: One-half (1/2) year of progressively responsible professional work experience as a specialist in computed tomography in a clinical or hospital environment.

Substitution of Experience for Education:

1. Successful completion of an accredited program in Radiologic Technology with a certificate or associate degree and two (2) years of professional radiologic experience may substitute for a bachelor’s degree.

2. Excess work experience as described under the Imaging which provided knowledge, skills and abilities comparable to those acquired in four (4) years of successful study while completing a college or university curriculum leading to a bachelor’s degree may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

*Supervisory Aptitude: Applicants must possess supervisory aptitude. Supervisory aptitude is the demonstration of aptitude or potential for the performance of supervisory duties through successful completion of regular or special assignments which involve some supervisory responsibilities or aspects; by serving as a group or team leader, previous work experience in a position that demonstrates or performs supervisory functions or in similar work in which opportunities for demonstrating supervisory capabilities exist; by completion of training courses in supervision accompanied by application of supervisory skills in work assignments; or by favorable appraisals by a supervisor indicating the possession of supervisory potential.


IMAGING SPECIALIST IV (X-RAY & COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY)

Imaging Experience: One-and-one-half (1 ½) years of progressively responsible professional imaging technologist/specialist 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.

Specialized Experience: One (1) year of progressively responsible professional work experience as a specialist in computed tomography in a clinical or hospital environment.

Certifications: Advanced Certification – Current American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) in Computed Tomography (CT).

Substitution of Experience for Education:

1. Successful completion of an accredited program in Radiologic Technology with a certificate or associate degree and two (2) years of professional radiologic experience may substitute for a bachelor’s degree.

2. Excess work experience as described under the Imaging which provided knowledge, skills and abilities comparable to those acquired in four (4) years of successful study while completing a college or university curriculum leading to a bachelor’s degree may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

*Supervisory Aptitude: Applicants must possess supervisory aptitude. Supervisory aptitude is the demonstration of aptitude or potential for the performance of supervisory duties through successful completion of regular or special assignments which involve some supervisory responsibilities or aspects; by serving as a group or team leader, previous work experience in a position that demonstrates or performs supervisory functions or in similar work in which opportunities for demonstrating supervisory capabilities exist; by completion of training courses in supervision accompanied by application of supervisory skills in work assignments; or by favorable appraisals by a supervisor indicating the possession of supervisory potential.

To apply for this job email your details to cguirao@hhsc.org