Licensed Medical Positions

Open Positions:

Respiratory Therapist - Per Diem
Physical Therapist

Occupational Therapist
Radiology Tech - CT Tech/X-ray Full Time
Radiology Tech - Full Time/Part Time
MRI Tech - Part Time/Per Diem
Clinical Lab Scientist
Clinical Lab Scientist/Microbiology
Ultrasound Tech

Phlebotomy Supervisor 
Pharmacist - Per Diem
Pharmacy Tech - Part Time 
Registered Dietitian 

Respiratory Therapist (per diem) The Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) is responsible for providing medically prescribed respiratory care procedures designed to restore function and prevent disability following disease or injury. The RCP is expected to provide respiratory care to all patients across the life span.


  • Current licensure as a Respiratory Care Practitioner in the state of California.
  • Recognized by the National Board for Respiratory Care as a RRT/CRTT
  • Minimum of 3 years recent acute care experience preferred.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Current ACLS certification.
  • Current PALS certification.
  • Current NRP certification

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.

Radiology Tech (Full Time / Part Time) - Perform diagnostic radiographic examinations.  Provide direct patient care to patients of all ages. Intra-hospital transportation of patients as needed.  Contribute to the efficient operation of the department, ensuring the quality and continuity of patient care.  Cover shifts and call as needed.  Assists with the orientation of new employees.

Radiology Tech/CT Tech/XRay (Full Time) - Responsible for radiographic examinations utilizing diagnostic radiographic equipment. Provides direct patient care to patients of all ages, including transportation for services. Contributes to the efficient operation of the department, ensuring the quality and continuity of patient care. Must have satisfactory completion of formal Radiology Technology training in an AMA approved school. Must have ARRT & CPR certification. Have CRT license or CRT license eligibility. Additionally interpersonal skills are necessary to interact effectively with patients and families, all radiology staff, referring physicians, nursing, etc.

MRI Tech (Part Time/Per Diem) - Responsible for magnetic resonance imaging examinations utilizing diagnostic magnetic resonance imaging equipment.  Provides direct patient care to patients of all ages, including transportation for services.  Contributes to the efficient operation of the department, ensuring the quality and continuity of patient care.   Assists in the orientation of new employees.

Clinical Lab Scientist - The Clinical Laboratory Specialist is responsible for maintaining a working knowledge of the basic theories, principles and practices of Clinical Laboratory Science and a working knowledge of the literature and current developments in the field of Clinical Laboratory Science.  The Clinical Laboratory Scientist must provide direct and constant supervision of all non-licensed personnel. 

Clinical Lab Scientist / Microbiology - The Microbiologist practices in the specialty of Microbiology and is responsible for the examination of material or specimens taken for the human body for use in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of disease.  This includes the pre-analytical, analytic and post-analytical phases of examination.

Ultrasound Tech - Responsible for ultrasound examination utilizing diagnostic ultrasound equipment. Provides direct patient care to patients of all ages, including transportation services. Contributes to the efficient operation of the department, ensuring the quality and continuity of patient care. Assists in the orientation of new employees. Position qualifications include satisfactory completion of formal training in ultrasound. Maintains current RDMS certification (or eligibility for) and CPR certification. Has excellent interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with patients and families, all radiology staff, referring physicians, nursing, scheduling, volunteers, vendors, and administration that may or may not be under physical and/or emotional stress. Ability to maintain confidential information standards. As well as experience with a variety of technical skills specifically in ultrasound. 

Pharmacist (Per Diem) - The Pharmacist maintains proper medication therapy which includes the dosing and frequency for medication as determined by the diagnosis for each patient. This involves but is not limited to the right dose and right frequency for the diagnosis. The Pharmacist also directs the pharmacy technician in their daily tasks.

Phlebotomist The Phlebotomist assists in the operation of the laboratory by obtaining specimens, accessioning laboratory tests in LIS, preparing specimens for transport, and maintaining supplies. Must have phlebotomy experience, a high school diploma or the equivalent, and current CPR certification. Computer skills are desirable.  

Phlebotomy Supervisor - The Phlebotomy Supervisor will oversee a team of phlebotomists who are responsible for collecting blood samples. You will ensure that the process of drawing blood is performed according to safety and compliance standards. You will also make sure that the proper equipment is in place for the drawing of blood.

Pharmacy Tech (Part Time) - The Pharmacy Technician II assists the pharmacist in the various dispensing functions of the pharmacy department.  The technician also processes daily patient charges, orders and receives stock and maintains an appropriate level of inventory. Technicians must complete a competency in preparing IV medications. Current licensure as a pharmacy technician in California. Previous hospital experience preferred. Keen mental faculties to perform accurately and consistently the functions of the pharmacy department. Communication skills to receive and give information either in person or via the telephone. Emotional stability conducive to dealing with a high stress level (for 10-12 hours at a time) associated with hospital drug distribution and the demands of maintaining effective working relationship with peers. Physical, visual and auditory requirements as stated in the attached copy of the Job Task Analysis.

Registered Dietitian (Full Time) Immediate opening for a full time and per diem Registered Dietitian/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). The RDN provides nutrition consultation and education for in-patients and their families throughout the life cycle, including the development and documentation of evidence-based interventions to meet nutrient needs; provides medical nutrition therapy (MNT) for patients requiring nutrition intervention; monitors and evaluates the patient’s progress; and communicates the nutrition care plan with other team members by effective verbal and written communication.The RDN attends committee activities concerned with nutrition care and education of patients and employees and participates in QAPI activities.  The RDN provides nutrition assessment and recommendations regarding MNT to Home Health patients as requested. Limited outpatient nutrition counseling is offered when RDN staffing allows.The RDN collaborates with the Food and Nutrition Services Manager and Food and Nutrition Services staff regarding in-patient menu adjustments, menu planning, specialty products required and adherence to providing patient meals as prescribed. The Registered Dietitian accepts rotating weekend on call coverage.

Minimum of BA or BS degree from a four year accredited college or university approved by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics; completion of an accredited program route to RD/RDN registration eligibility, and current registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (may be hired temporarily for 4 months with supervision from a staff RD until registration exam passed). Clinical medical nutrition therapy experience with enteral and parenteral nutrition support and diabetes education within the last two years in an acute care facility is preferred.

Please complete an application to be considered for a position. Download the application, click here. You can print it out and fax to (707) 826-8221 or email the fillable form to HRRecruiter<at> or mail it in to 3800 Janes Road, Arcata CA 95521, Attn HR

  • Mad River Community Hospital requires post offer pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.
  • Mad River Community Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Applications are available at the HR Department located in the brown medical offices, Suite 12. Call (707) 822-7220 ext. 4122.