Plumas District Hospital

Emergency Department Registered Nurse

Job Locations US-CA-Quincy
Type Per Diem
Job ID
Nursing Opportunities
USD $53.12/Hr.
USD $75.73/Hr.

Nature and Scope

The Emergency Department Registered Nurse is a member of the Emergency Services team and works closely with the Emergency Department Physician to provide appropriate and timely treatment to all patients who present to this department for care. The ED RN has the ability to maintain order and flow during peak patient surges, respond to multiple demands with integrity and persistence, prioritize duties according to their critical nature and achieve desired outcomes for our patient population. The ED RN contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through participating in performance improvement techniques that provide positive outcomes. The ED RN will assist in other hospital nursing areas as low census permits.



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: $53.12 - $ 75.73 / hour


Job Status / Shift Information

Per Diem and Shifts Vary




Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.  Current California RN license required. Current CPR, ACLS, and PALS required. Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC), Mobile Intensive Care Nurse (MICN), Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN), Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and STABLE preferred.


Minimum of one year ED or critical care nursing experience within the last five years preferred. Willing to train exceptional candidate

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ability to utilize the nursing process in the provision of ED nursing care including but not limited to administering treatments and medications, interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating a plan of care, collaborating with other health care providers and providing education to patients and/or significant others.  The Emergency Department Registered Nurse will be required to successfully complete competencies for this position.


Must meet physical requirements as stated on job description addendum



  • Appropriately and efficiently triages all patients seeking medical care from our Emergency Department for their injury or illness or concern. Assigns appropriate ESI (Emergency Severity Index) acuity level.
  • Maintains knowledge of Nor-Cal EMS Trauma Triage Criteria
  • Follows policies and procedures related to EMTALA compliance for treating all patients
  • Complies with EMTALA documentation and requirements for patient transfers
  • Knowledge of EMResource (EMSystem), its purposes, functions time requirements and regularly participates in updating at the beginning of each shift. 


Benefits / Perks

  • Inclusive and connected work environment
  • Discounted memberships with Sierra Saver/ Flight Care
  • Reduced-cost-personal cell phones
  • Shift differentials paid for certain work shifts, including Holiday pay


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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