From our 30 minute ER guarantee to our comprehensive cardiovascular services, our hospital offers a diverse range of services designed to meet the needs of the area. We are proud to be the only certified stroke center and chest pain accredited hospital in the North State. Our diabetes care program is nationally recognized for both our inpatient care and outpatient program.
Shasta Regional Medical Center offers patients with heart and vascular diseases comprehensive prevention and treatment services in one convenient location. Our Cardiovascular Catheterization Laboratory provides the most technologically advanced equipment and therapies for blocked arteries, aneurysms, and clots, as well as procedures in treating heart rhythm disorders implantable cardiac defibrillators and pacemakers.
Our Cardiac Surgical Team is well-trained and experienced in all aspects of cardiac and thoracic surgery. A broad range of cardiac surgical services is available 24 hours a day. Our cardiacsurgery teams include not only experienced surgeons, but also highly trained clinical and other staff — all focused on providing excellent patient care and outcomes.
- Coronary artery bypass grafting
- Valve repair and replacement
- Aorta repair
- Thoracic procedures
- Vascular procedures
Our Cardiac Rehabilitation Program teaches patients how to modify the risk factors for coronary disease through education and a supervised, monitored exercise program, helping patients to return to a productive and satisfying lifestyle.
Diabetes Care Center and Outpatient Nutrition Counseling
We are an American Diabetes Association recognized program that offers Comprehensive Diabetes Self-Management Education thru classes and individual counseling. We empower patients to better manage their disease in order to avoid complications and achieve optimal health. Education sessions include diabetes overview, risk reduction, nutrition management, blood glucose monitoring and insulin instruction, and goal setting. To learn more, please call 530-247-1757.
If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1 immediately.
Our 24-hour Emergency Department is located just off the freeway, allowing for the fastest possible transit and admission of emergency patients. Our Emergency Department is specially trained and staffed to handle rapid diagnosis and fast track care during the critical early stages of a heart attack, stroke and shock when seconds count in your treatments.
At Shasta Regional Medical Center your medical emergency will be seen by our medical professionals within minutes of your arrival for all problems ranging in
severity from the common cold to life-threatening medical emergencies.
In addition, the SRMC Shasta Regional Medical Center Emergency Department works in conjunction with REACH 5, the North State’s regional air medical helicopter, to transport the most critically ill or injured patients within moments of activation.
As part of our commitment to providing excellent inpatient medical care, Shasta Regional Medical Center is pleased to offer patients the service and attention of our
A hospitalist is a physician who specializes in caring for patients in the hospital. Our hospitalists work with emergency department physicians, your primary care physician (PCP) and any necessary specialists to provide a seamless transition, from admission to discharge to outpatient follow-up.
Hospitalists are available to provide care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and are accessible throughout your hospital stay. They know every specialty and department in the hospital and are in the hospital all day, ready to assist you. During critical and stressful moments, they will provide honest and considerate answers to your questions and will be able to spend time talking to you and your family about your care at times when your primary care physician is not available.
Shasta Regional Medical Center hospitalists are Board certified/Board eligible internal or family medicine physicians, and generally do not have an outpatient medical practice. Many hospitalists have additional training in pulmonary, critical care medicine or other sub-specialties. Our hospitalists typically work one week on and one week off, so you may see more than one hospitalist physician during your stay.
Our laboratory is located on the hospital campus and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and on holidays. The Clinical Laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists and The American Association of Blood Banks. We perform a full range of diagnostic tests. Testing is performed by licensed Clinical Laboratory Scientists with bachelor degrees, and blood draws are performed by California Certified Phlebotomy Technicians with training and experience with all age groups. A pathologist is available for physician consultation.
Shasta Regional Medical Center has been certified by The Joint Commission as an advanced primary stroke center, the first in the North State to receive this designation. Our dedicated Neurosciences unit is staffed by nationally certified physicians, registered nurses, and clinical staff specializing in the stroke, spinal surgery and seizure disorders.
We have a 24-hour stroke team, and we received our Gold Award from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association as reported in the July 2011 issue of U.S. News and World Report.
The Stroke Center offers comprehensive treatment for stroke patients. Services range from diagnosis to caring for patients affected by stroke. Beginning with an immediate evaluation and screening by a rapid response stroke team, specialized nurses, physicians and therapist work together to provide high-quality care throughout hospitalization to discharge.
In addition, our experts provide preventive care and screening of high-risk patients.
Our commitment to providing comprehensive neurocare services is evident in our inpatient care unit for neuro patients.
Shasta Regional also is involved in increasing awareness by providing regular stroke-risk screenings and educational seminars/workshops in the community.
Path To Wellness
As advances in medicine and technology have allowed Americans to live longer, there is a growing need for specialized mental health services related to the aging process. Shasta Regional Medical Center’s new Geropsychiatic Unit, Path to Wellness will provide cognitive, emotional and behavioral care in a secure 24-hour-a-day voluntary inpatient setting to address both medical and mental health needs of senior citizens.
Our Path to Wellness unit is expected to open in the second quarter of 2015 and will provide a much-needed safety net for seniors in our community. This unit will be dedicated to adults 55+ suffering from acute psychiatric disorders, age-related difficulties, and who may also experience memory impairment.
Look for an announcement and more details on this page when an official opening date is determined. For more information about the unit, call 530-244-8024. For employment information, click on the link below.
WE ARE LOOKING TO FILL ALL BEHAVIORAL HEALTH POSITIONS ON THIS NEW UNIT. TO SEE A LIST OF OPEN EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS, CLICK HERE.
Shasta Regional Medical Center offers a multi-disciplinary program for people with lung disease, including, emphysema, asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, post-op lung surgery,among other conditions. Through a structured education process, patients are offered tools and technique to help them achieve a higher quality of life.
The Department of Radiology provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient diagnostic and interventional services. Imaging techniques available include 64-slice CT, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound,nuclear medicine, angiography and digital filmless x-ray’s that can be reviewed by the referring physician on a desktop personal computer within minutes.
Our high-tech approach to surgical care includes the use of a variety of new technology and minimally invasive techniques. SRMC surgeons perform general and vascular surgery, neurosurgery and spine surgery, as well as thoracic, orthopedic, urology, gynecology, eye, and ear, nose and throat surgery. We also offer a blood conservation option to surgical procedures.
Women’s Heart Center
The goal of the Women’s Heart Center is to focus on women’s heart health issues through education, prevention information, and early diagnosis of heart disease. This program has been developed to benefit the health needs specific to women. The Women’s Heart Center offers one hour initial visit and a comprehensive Heart Risk
Assessment to include:
- Lipid Profile (includes total cholesterol, H DL, triglycerides and glucose)
- Cardiac Risk Profile
- 50 minute consultation with a cardiac RN on nutrition and exercise
- 12-lead electrocardiogram
- Blood pressure and heart rate
- Body Mass Index (BMI)
- Ankle Brachial Index (ABI)
Call 530-244-LIFE (5433) for your Comprehensive Cardiac Risk Assessment appointment.