Job Description

EPHC is looking for a highly motivated Radiologic Technologist/CT Technologist to fill a full-time position and provide excellent care to our community.  Below you will find a list of the positions requirements, but if you are the right candidate for the job, we are willing to train in some of the modalities and machinery.  Sign on Bonus and Relocation Incentives!

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.

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.  Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, 403(b) with employer matching, plus much more.  Surrounded by the Sierra Nevada Mountains with beautiful lakes and trails for hiking, biking, fishing, and skiing, this facility is thriving. Compensation depends on qualifications and experience.                                                                                            

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

Core responsibilities or requirements:

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

Core Job Responsibilities and Requirements:

  • Verifying patients' identity and reviewing physicians’ orders before beginning x-ray procedures.
  • Using x-ray equipment to take radiographic images of patients' bones, tissues, and organs as per physicians’ written orders.
  • Explaining x-ray procedures to patients and answering their questions.
  • Positioning patients accordingly, which may include lifting and moving patients with limited mobility.
  • Limiting patients' exposure to radiation by placing lead shields on patients where needed.
  • Ensuring that the x-rays taken are of sound quality to prevent repeat procedures.
  • Working closely with the resident Radiologist and Physicians to determine whether further tests are required.
  • Ensuring that the x-ray equipment is regularly serviced and in good working order.
  • Promptly notifying management of damaged or malfunctioning x-ray equipment.
  • Maintaining an accurate record of completed x-ray procedures.

Technologist Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or associate's degree in radiologic technology, radiology.
  • Certification through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) CRT and CA Fluoroscopy certification, BLS ,venipuncture , CT certification preferred .
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical.
  • Ability to move or lift patients. Ability to stand for extended periods.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills to work independently with low supervision.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • A patient and compassionate disposition.

Shifts: 

  • Three 12-hour days shifts with overnight calls (we have a call house available for Radiology during call shifts) 

Additional Special Requirements:

  • This shift includes one to two nights of call 11.5 hours each from 7:30pm to 7am
  • Willingness to pick up extras shifts as need for sick calls and vacation .
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds unassisted.

Skills / Requirements

  • Must have received a degree (associates or bachelors) from an accredited school of Radiology and must possess a current California state license to Practice Radiologic Technology. 
  • Must pass a comprehensive modality specific competency exam or posses licensing specific to the modality.