Plumas District Hospital

Acute Care / Emergency Department Charge Nurse

Job Locations US-CA-Quincy
Type Regular Full-Time Nights
Job ID
Nursing Opportunities
USD $43.27/Hr.
USD $63.11/Hr.

Nature and Scope

*** $5,000.00 sign-on bonus offered ***


Compensation range: $43.27 - $63.11 / hour


We have 13 pay increments on our clinical pay scales to compensate staff for 30 years of relevant experience. 


New graduates welcome to apply and on the job training available


The work schedule is varies 3/12 hour shifts per week. This position is mostly nights, but may have a varied schedule, works some weekends and administrative stand-by. 


We offer additional pay to our RNs for Bachelor/Master degrees, for national advanced certifications, for working night shifts, for working as a preceptor, and/or for working in a second department.


The Charge Nurse works under the supervision of the Acute Care Nurse Manager and assures provision of care to the assigned patient population in a professional manner, utilizing the nursing process and principles of continuous quality improvement in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team. The Charge Nurse is responsible for the supervision of all Acute Care and ER staff nurses, assignment of duties, auditing of documentation, ensuring conformance with policies and procedures, provision of training and competency of staff,  and successful organizational and administrative operation in accordance with current applicable federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations. 


Living in Quincy, CA is a unique experience. Located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the stunning natural beauty of the area provides plenty of activities such as camping, hiking, biking, and skiing. The town itself is quaint with a community college and many small shops and restaurants to explore. Furthermore, there is a diverse population with people from all walks of life coming together to form a tight-knit community. Local events are often held in the downtown area, such as farmers markets, parades, and street fairs. The low cost of living makes it an ideal place for those looking for a more relaxed lifestyle or looking to get away from city life. With its beautiful scenery, friendly people, great schools and safe neighborhoods - Quincy is the perfect place to call home.


We are located at 1065 Bucks Lake Road, Quincy, CA 95971.



Compensation Philosophy: We have 13 pay increments on our clinical pay scales to compensate staff for 30 years of relevant experience. 

Compensation Range: $43.27 - $ 63.11 / hour


Job Status / Shift Information

Full-time and varies 3/12 hour shifts per week. This position is mostly nights, but may have a varied schedule, works some weekends and administrative stand-by. 



Required Education: Graduate of an accredited school of professional registered nursing. Current California RN license. Must possess current certification in: CPR.  Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certifications are required to be obtained with six months of date of hire if not currently certified.

Preferred Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).  TNCC certification.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Good analytical and critical thinking skills, good verbal and written skills to effectively communicate with physicians, management and other members of the healthcare team.  Team player that can follow a system and protocol to achieve a common goal.   Proficiency in use of electronic medical records.  Proficient use of Microsoft Office – specifically Word and Excel.  Ability to organize and triage.  Ability to utilize the nursing process in the provision of nursing care including but not limited to administering treatments and medication, interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating a plan of care, collaborating with other health care providers and providing education to patients and/or significant others. 


Must meet physical requirements as stated on job description addendum

Benefits / Perks

  • Inclusive and connected work environment
  • Excellent Medical, Pharmacy, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • Competitive Compensation and Considerable Paid Time Off
  • Retirement Plans with 3% company contribution
  • Discounted memberships with Sierra Saver/ Flight Care
  • Paid days for continuing education, bereavement and jury duty
  • And more! Visit to review more details on current options available


Why Plumas District Hospital

Work in a setting with rugged canyons, crystal clear lakes, grassy meadows, trout-filled streams, fresh pine forests, and brilliant star-filled skies. This is your chance to provide compassionate care with exceptional customer service at Plumas District Hospital. With a diverse population with people from all walks of life, PDH team members provide the residents of Quincy and the surrounding area with essential health care services that are vital to this small mountain community. PDH is located in Quincy, California which is the largest community in Plumas County and has a population of 5,000 residents. Quincy is nestled against the Western slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range and tucked in at the edge of the lush American Valley. Chico, California is 80 miles west and Reno, Nevada is 80 miles east of Quincy. Join a medical team that puts community first. Click this link to learn more about PDH providers, services, and surrounding community today!


Contact Information

Recruiter Name: Nicholas Clawson

Department Phone: 530-283-7169

Department Email:

Department Location: 1065 Bucks Lake Road Quincy, California 95971



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