Community Medical Centers has been providing central California with the highest level of care available in the region. Community Regional Medical Center measures up with top hospitals nationally and is the 3rd largest in California! With 685 beds, we are home to the only comprehensive Burn and Level I Trauma center between Los Angeles and Sacramento. The 56,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in California! We have an 84-bed Level III NICU and plan to significantly expand pediatric specialty care. Our hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients. We're affiliated with UCSF as a teaching facility; trained 3,000 Medical Doctor's to date plus continuous invests in research and training grants.
Respiratory Care Services is a highly valued service provider across the continuum of care, including a Labor & Delivery, Level 3 NICU, Pediatric ICU, Level 1 Trauma Center, Level 1 Burn Unit, Surgical and Medical ICUs, Neuro ICU, Cardiovascular Surgery ICU, Chronic Lung Disease Management, Pulmonary Rehab, Asthma Education, and Pulmonary Function Labs. Respiratory Care Practitioners enjoy advance practices such as intubation and inter-facility transport of sick newborns.
Community Regional is affiliated with the UCSF’s School of Medicine providing unique opportunities as a major teaching institution. We admit patients at a higher level of acuity and collaboratively work within an integrated healthcare team to facilitate the latest in patient care and technology. Respiratory Care Services believes and promotes education and professional development through a career ladder, a variety of specialty curriculums, competencies, case reviews, online learning, and have three full-time Educators on staff.
Additionally, access to the educational process in a teaching hospital offers opportunities to attend Grand Rounds, interact with attending physicians as well as residents and fellows, and learn from various healthcare professionals in a teaching environment.
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