Licensed Medical Positions

Open Positions:
Surgical Physician Assistant   
*Clinical Lab Scientist 
*Physician Assistant
*Physical Therapist 

*Occupational Therapist 
*Speech Therapist

*Certified Home Health Aide
Surgical Physician Assistant  Acts as first assistant to the surgeon in the operating room, collaborates with the surgeon and health care team in performing a safe operation with optimal outcomes for the patient. Additional responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: the initial assessment and admission of patients; evaluation and preparation of patients for surgery; caring for patients following surgery; and helping prepare patients for discharge. Requirements: Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program, Current license in good standing form the Physician Assistant Board of California, Certification from the National, Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), Current BLS and ACLS certification, A minimum of one year surgical experience and/or surgical residency training, Experience with clinical and surgical first assisting in Orthopedics preferred 
Mad River Community Hospital offers a relaxed, collegial workplace. Enjoy our family atmosphere, where you can find the optimal work/life balance!
Please submit your resume along with a completed Mad River Hospital Employment Application to, or by fax: 707-825-4460, or by US mail to MRCH, 3800 Janes Rd., Arcata CA 95521 attn:  Dianne Zuleger

*Physical Therapist Assesses patients’ medical status/functional loss and establishes and implements a plan of treatment that provides for achievement of optimum level of function using sound judgment and psychological sensitivity.  Maintains a high level of professional expertise and assumes responsibility for professional growth and development.  Must be a graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy with certificate, BS, MS, or PhD, and be eligible for licensing or licensed by the  State of California.
Occupational Therapist (full time) Administers and directs the administration and rehabilitation for homebound patients as prescribed by a referring physician through the MRCH Home Health Service. Must be a graduate of a professional training program approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association.  
Speech Therapist (full time) We are looking for a qualified Full Time Speech Therapist who thrives in diverse practice settings. Our position rotates throughout our Hospital settings of inpatient acute care, out- patient care and the home health arena. The Speech Therapist is responsible for patient evaluation, including swallowing assessments, care plan development, goal setting and the application of a wide variety of therapeutic techniques for the rehabilitation of speech, language, voice, and swallowing disorders in the adult and geriatric population. Must have a current California Speech Language Pathology license and Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Must have at least 1 year experience in the acute inpatient hospital setting and have experience performing and interpreting Videoflouroscopic Swallow Studies.
Certified Home Health Aide Under the supervision of the RN, performs home health care to patients; maintains a safe and clean environment for assigned patients; insures patients receive proper nutritional and non-professional nursing care; and does related work as required.  Provides personal care and general housekeeping services for convalescent, clinically ill, or disabled.

You must complete an application to be considered for a position.
Our employment application is a fillable PDF form. Download a copy of the form to your computer, fill it out, and then either e-mail the form to, or print and fax to 707-826-8221

Application for Employment is available here
Mad River Community Hospital supports a healthy work environment and requires pre-placement drug and alcohol screening prior to employment.


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