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Rural California Nursing Preceptorships

Locations

Map of Northern California with dot for RCNP locations


Auburn

Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, 64 beds
With a population of less than 15,000, Auburn is seated snuggly in the Sierra Nevada Foothills. It’s known for its California Gold Rush history and is registered as an historic landmark.

Auburn Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital

Bishop

Northern Inyo Hospital, 25 Beds 
A year-round vacation land in the eastern Sierras, Bishop is surrounded by hundreds of lakes and streams, the John Muir Wilderness, the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, and the Ansel Adams Wilderness.

Bishop Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Northern Inyo Hospital

Carmichael

Mercy San Juan Medical Center, 370 beds 
Located in the greater Sacramento metropolitan area, Carmichael houses a population of 62,000. The American River and American River Parkway can be found just to the south of this suburban community.

Carmichael Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Bishop Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Mercy San Juan Medical Center

Chester

Seneca District Hospital, 10 Beds 
Located near Lake Almanor, just outside Lassen Volcanic National Park, recreational opportunities in Chester include: water skiing, fishing, boating, and swimming.

Chester Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Seneca District Hospital

Chico

Enloe Medical Center, 298 Beds 
This quaint, historical, suburban-size city is home to California State University and one of the largest municipally owned parks in the nation.

Chico Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Enloe Medical Center

Clearlake

St Helena Clearlake Hospital, 25 Beds 
Located near the largest fresh water lake in California, the hospital serves the residents of Lake County providing the best in whole-person, compassionate care. Nearby activities include boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, biking, wine tasting and star gazing.

Clearlake Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

St Helena Clearlake Hospital

Crescent City

Sutter Coast Hospital, 59 Beds 
Seated on the majestic Northern California coastline, Crescent City is located at the gateway to Redwood National Park and near the Smith River and numerous campsites and trails.

Crescent City Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Sutter Coast Hospital

Folsom

Mercy Folsom Hospital, 105 Beds 
The suburban city of Folsom is located just a 30-minute drive from Sacramento. In addition to ample shopping found at the prestigious Palladio Mall, it has a beautiful recreation area at Lake Folsom. Johnny Cash brought national recognition to Folsom when he wrote "Folsom Prison Blues."

Folsom Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Mercy Folsom Hospital

Grass Valley

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, 117 Beds 
Seen by many as California’s prettiest and best-preserved Gold Rush town, Grass Valley is filled with picturesque Victorian homes and is a site for numerous annual events and festivals.

Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital

Gridley

Orchard Hospital, 15 Beds 
A small town, Gridley is home to a large migrant farm-worker population. Nearby farms produce fruit, rice, olives, and almonds.

Gridley Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Orchard Hospital

Healdsburg

Healdsburg District Hospital, 54 Beds 
A small rural community residing on the banks of the beautiful Russian River, Healdsburg is located near rolling hills and lush vineyards.

Healdsburg Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Healdsburg District Hospital

Hollister

Hazel Hawkin's Memorial Hospital, 49 Beds 
A quaint cattle ranching town, Hollister is located only a short drive from the Monterey Bay.

Hollister Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Hazel Hawkin's Memorial Hospital

Jackson

Sutter Amador Hospital, 88 Beds 
Located in the heart of the gold country, this unique mountain town is adorned with Victorian architecture and historical landmarks, and is only an one-hour drive from Sacramento.

Jackson Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Sutter Amador Hospital

Lakeport

Sutter Lakeside Hospital, 89 Beds 
A small water-front town, Lakeport is located on the shores of Clear Lake, California’s largest lake located entirely in California. Lakeport's recreational opportunities include boating, water-skiing, and fishing.

Lakeport Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Sutter Lakeside Hospital

Lodi

Adventist Health, Lodi Memorial, 190 Beds 
Located just 35 miles south of Sacramento, the growing agricultural city of Lodi has become widely known for its wine production, in particular its nationally ranked Zinfandel.

Lodi Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Adventist Health

Marysville

Rideout Regional Medical Center, 168 Beds 
This mid-size agriculturally based community features a historic old town and quaint metropolitan park and lake.

Marysville Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Rideout Regional Medical Center

Mount Shasta

Mercy Medical Center, 33 Beds 
The City of Mt. Shasta, nestled at the foot of the impressive 14,162-foot Mt. Shasta, is surrounded by natural beauty and offers many year-round outdoor activities.

Mount Shasta Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Mercy Medical Center

Oroville

Oroville Hospital, 153 Beds 
Surrounded by picturesque bluffs and hilly grasslands, Oroville is located near Lake Oroville and the Feather River which both offer much in the way of recreation.

Oroville Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Oroville Hospital

Placerville

Marshall Medical Center, 105 Beds 
This small, forested community is located in the historical "Gold Country" on the edges of the El Dorado National Forest.

Placerville Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Marshall Medical Center

Quincy

Plumas District Hospital, 26 Beds 
A charming mountain town located in the high Sierras, Quincy is only a few minutes from Buck’s Lake, a well-used recreational site.

Quincy Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Plumas District Hospital

Red Bluff

St. Elizabeth Community Hospital, 76 Beds 
St. Elizabeth Home Health & Hospice The Sacramento River runs through this unique small town with its many pre-1900 restored Victorian homes and historic downtown.

Red Bluff Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

St. Elizabeth Community Hospital

Redding

Shasta Regional Medical Center, 246 Beds
Dignity Health Mercy Medical Center, 269 Beds

The Sacramento River courses through this suburban-size city and is counted as the largest in the surrounding Shasta Cascade Mountain Range.

Redding Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Shasta Regional Medical Center

Roseville

Sutter Roseville Medical Center, 313 beds

With a population approaching 150,000, Roseville is considered part of the Sacramento metropolitan area.

Roseville Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Sutter Roseville Medical Center

Sacramento

With a lively culture, an upbeat nightlife, artsy venues, creative eateries, and wonderful work places, it’s no wonder Forbes magazine named Sacramento the #2 happiest U.S. city to work in!

Sacramento Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Mercy General Hospital, 325 beds

Mercy General Hospital

Methodist Hospital of Sacramento, 162 beds

Methodist Hospital of Sacramento

San Andreas

Mark Twain Medical Center, 35 Beds 
A small resort-based community, San Andreas is located near several lakes and rivers, and is the site of the popular Calaveras Frog Jumping Contest.

San Andreas Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Mark Twain Medical Center

Sonoma

Sonoma Valley Hospital, 75 Beds 
This full-service acute care district hospital is located in the heart of beautiful Sonoma with it’s ideal weather and hundreds of surrounding wineries, miles of rugged Pacific coastline to adventure, and towering redwood forests. San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge is within a 45 minute drive.

Sonoma Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Sonoma Valley Hospital

Sonora

Sonora Regional Medical Center, 70 Beds 
One of the primary trade centers during the Gold Rush era, Sonora is the site of more than 300 films shot in nearby scenic locations since 1919.

Sonora Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Sonora Regional Medical Center

South Lake Tahoe

Barton Memorial Hospital, 75 Beds 
Located in the spectacular Sierra Nevada high country, South Lake Tahoe is a water-front community that features an array of attractions and entertainment.

South Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Barton Memorial Hospital

Truckee

Tahoe Forest Hospital, 89 Beds 
Residing in the desert high country, Susanville is located just outside the Plumas and Lassen National Forests.

Truckee Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Tahoe Forest Hospital

Ukiah

Ukiah Valley Medical Center, 116 Beds 
This small, community-minded city is located in a beautiful, picturesque valley surrounded by pastures and lush vineyards.

Ukiah Valley Medical Center

Woodland

Woodland Memorial Hospital, 180 Beds 
A Dignity Health affiliate, WMH is conveniently located 15 miles northwest of Sacramento. Woodland’s origins trace back to 1850 when California gained statehood.

Woodland Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Woodland Memorial Hospital

Yreka

Fairchild Medical Center, 30 Beds 
An old cattle ranching and lumber processing town, Yreka is home to "The Blue Goose Railroad," and is only a short drive from the Oregon border.

Yreka Chamber of Commerce(opens in new window)

Fairchild Medical Center