Job Description

Surrounded by the Sierra Nevada Mountains with beautiful lakes and trails for hiking, biking, fishing, and skiing, this facility is thriving and is looking for a highly motivated Lab Manager to fill a full-time position and provide excellent care to our community. It’s an exciting opportunity to be an integral part of the successful growth this rural hospital is experiencing, while maintaining your health through our comprehensive and competitive benefits.  Our generous relocation package is magnified by the beauty of our rural community, and our sign on bonus is paid out over the course of 3-12 months.

Eastern Plumas Health Care is a small, non-profit, critical access hospital, providing comprehensive medical services to Plumas County since 1971. We operate an acute care hospital at our main Portola campus, which includes a 24-hour, physician staffed, emergency room and ambulance service. In addition, four primary care medical clinics and a dental clinic offer residents a full spectrum of health care services in the Graeagle, Greenville, Loyalton, and Portola communities. There are also hospital-based Skilled Nursing Facilities in Portola and Loyalton.

All healthcare workers are required to be vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine and booster. We offer this free of charge as a part of your new employment process.

We are looking for a highly organized HR Assistant with strong administrative, organizational and communication skills to support our busy HR department.

An HR Assistant is expected to be able to work independently at times and partner with all departments. You must be reliable and should accurately follow instructions with the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.


The HR Assistant is responsible for a wide variety of general HR office support and assists in daily personnel inquiries, payroll changes, reporting, and day to day HR operations. The HR Assistant helps coordinate the new hire process, pre- employment contingencies, onboarding, training, recruiting, and various other HR matters. 

  • Assists with the full-cycle recruiting and onboarding process including but not limited to running background checks, medical clearance notifications, and new employee outreach. 
  • Ensures that human resource records are maintained in accordance with legal requirements and EPHC policy and procedures.
  • Completes miscellaneous research, reports and memos as requested.
  • Updates all HR systems 
  • Coordinates training sessions and seminars.
  • Participates and assists in the planning and execution of all employee engagement events and other events as assigned. 
  • Assist HR team members with administrative functions as needed. 
  • Assumes responsibility for the accurate and timely entry/maintenance of payroll changes.
  • Serves as first point of contact for general HR inquiries including time card adjustments, payroll adjustments, and system updates. 
  • Helps facilitate the New Employee Orientation including all coordination with employees and department managers. 
  • Assumes responsibility for establishing and maintaining professional working relations with applicants, employees, visitors, callers and business professionals.
  • Obtains and conveys information as needed while successfully working with all departments.
  • Assist with performance management procedures.
  • Maintains and projects EPHC’s Mission and professional reputation.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential information.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage sensitive situations with tact, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Highly computer literate with Microsoft Office and related business and communication tools.
  • Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn a human resource information system (HRIS), and similar computer applications.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to accurately follow instructions.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • HIgh school diploma
  • 1-2 years experience in an HR department
  • Recruiting or public relations experience preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time while working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.