Job Description

Eastern Plumas Health Care is a small, non-profit, critical access hospital district, providing comprehensive medical services to Plumas County since 1971. We operate a 9 bed acute care hospital at our main Portola campus, which includes a 24 hour, physician staffed, emergency room and ambulance service. In addition, three primary care medical clinics and a dental clinic offer residents a full spectrum of health care services in the Graeagle, Loyalton, and Portola communities. There are also hospital-based Skilled Nursing Facilities in Portola and Loyalton. 

Sign on bonus for qualified candidates! 

  • Competitive pay based on experience.
  • $1,000 signing bonus for PT and FT employees.
  • Excellent benefits package, including 403(b) or 457(b) plans administered through VALIC
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Free training and CE opportunities, including free re-certification for ACLS, PALS, BLS
  • 40% discount on all hospital services for employee

Our part time paramedics work one 24-hour shift per week. Come join the best team with the greatest shifts in the area!

A qualified applicant will perform medical care in accordance with the established protocols and within scope of practice in the hospital and pre-hospital settings. Also, supervise and direct prescribed activities of ambulance personnel and emergency responders.

All persons working in a healthcare setting in California are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine. We offer the vaccine free of charge as part of your new hire process.


  • Nationally Registered EMT-P, ability to obtain CA Paramedic certification
  • NorCal EMS Accreditation, or ability to obtain after hire date.
  • CPR certification.
  • ACLS (Advance Cardiac Life Support) certification.
  • PALS (Pediatric Advance Life Support) certification.
  • DL51 (driver’s physical).
  • Ambulance driver’s certification (by start date)
  • Must be 21 years or older.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • CA Ambulance Driver License, or ability to obtain after hire date.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • BLS for Health Care Provider


  • Possess the mental and physical health to meet the demands of the job.
  • Effective written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to cope with high stress situations.
  • Ability to accurately identify and prioritize patient needs based on assessment


  • Knowledge of radio communications.
  • Emergency medical practices and procedures within scope of practice.