Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS), Gualala, California

Redwood Coast Medical Services


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If you have a medical emergency or life-threatening situation, always call 911.

After-hours calls to RCMS's Gualala Health Center are transferred to TeamHealth, a call-in medical advice service. When the RCMS Gualala Health Center is closed, you may call 707-884-4005 to be connected to this line.

Gualala Medical Center
46900 Ocean Drive
Gualala, CA 95445
Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday through Friday,
excluding Holidays
For appointments call 707-884-4005

On Call Urgent Care Services
is available Saturdays,
Sundays and major Holidays
from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Call 707-884-4005

Point Arena Medical Center
30 Mill Street
Point Arena, CA 95468
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday through Thursday, excluding Holidays
For appointments call 707-882-1704

Point Arena Dental Center
175 Main Street
Point Arena, CA 95468
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday,
excluding Holidays
For appointments call 707-882-2189

RCMS Meeting Room
Suite E
The Elaine Jacob Center
38550 South Highway One
Gualala, CA 95445

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Community Foundation of Mendocino County
Angel Fund

For the past five years, RCMS has been the recipient of a small Angel Fund block grant from the Community Foundation of Mendocino County.

Monies from the Angel Fund grant are designed to be used to give community residents - most frequently seniors and the disabled - a helping hand-up in the area of healthcare.

An RCMS RN/Case Manager and a member of the RCMS management team review all requests for assistance. Typically grants from The Angel Fund block grant are used to help provide long-distance transportation for out of town medical appointments, purchase of medical support equipment, uncovered prescriptions, etc.

For more information about the Community Foundation of Mendocino County, go to

Requests for assistance through the RCMS Angel Fund grant should be directed to Richard Henrikson, RCMS, RN/Case Manager at 707-884-9069.

Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS) providing quality healthcare to the coastal communities of Mendocino and Sonoma Counties since 1977.

2015 Thanksgiving Holiday Hours
for RCMS Health Centers

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Horarios de trabajo durante el Dia De Accion De Gracias
para los centros medicos de RCMS 2015

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Healthy Habits

Wednesday, December 2 at 5:30 PM

Holiday Magic

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Celebrate Holiday Magic at the December Healthy Habits meeting with the members of RCMS' Behavioral Health team - James Dotson, Jeff Nerney, and introducing Oscar Carbajal!

Healthy Habits takes place the first Wednesday of every month at Suite E, Elaine Jacob Center 38550 S. Highway One, Gualala and is a FREE program of RCMS led by Trish Miller, R.N. & Jacquie Lappé, R.N., Diabetes & Hypertension Educators. For more information, call 884-4005, Ext. 139.

Shamli Hospice Memorial Tree. Photo courtesy of Rich Kuehn

Shamli Tree Time Event

Wednesday, December 16th, 4 PM - 6 PM
at Sundstrom Mall in Gualala

Each year hundreds of beautiful, handmade hearts decorate a huge tree generously donated by the Sundstrom family.

And every heart on the tree is placed there in memory of a loved one.

Celebrate the lives and memories of so many of our friends and family at this annual event.

For more information please contact Karen Wilder at or call 884-4005 x 140.

Open Enrollment for Medicare Part D

Open Enrollment for Medicare Part D (Drug Insurance) for 2016 (effective January 1, 2016) is from October 15 to December 7, 2015. Everyone is encouraged to review their coverage yearly as premiums and drug coverages changes; frequently savings may be made by changing plans or insurance companies during this open enrollment period. For help in reviewing your current drug plan or other inquiries please contact Richard Henrikson, RN, RCMS Nurse Case Manager at 707-884-9069.

Covered California Open Enrollment:
Now through January

Covered California Covered California Do you need health insurance or need to compare and/or change your plan? Come talk to RCMS Certified Enrollment Counselor Cassondra Christensen about your options.

Cassondra can help you apply for Medi-Cal or for private insurance through Covered California, and will determine if you are eligible for financial assistance. She can also answer your questions about penalties for not having insurance (or how you may qualify for an exemption), what options for coverage are available, or just help you better understand your new coverage.

The open enrollment period to apply continues through January 31st, 2016.

Call Cassondra at 882-2189 ext. 103 with any questions or to set up an appointment.

Job Openings

EHR/IT Specialist

The Electronic Health Records (EHR) Information Technology (IT) Specialist is responsible for the overall function and specific tasks associated with the operation of software applications within Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS). Read more →

X-ray Technologist

Every third weekend, 8am - 6pm, on call as needed. Job Requirements / Qualifications: California Radiologic Technologist certification; CPR certification. Read more →

Registered Nurse

RCMS is currently seeking a full time Registered Nurse - Must have current RN license in California, strong clinical background, practical knowledge of pharmaceuticals, current CPR certification, and be teamwork oriented. Read more →

Full Time, Family Practice Physician

Redwood Coast Medical Services, Inc. (RCMS), a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), is seeking to add a Board Certified Family Practice physician to its well-established and well-respected Primary and Urgent Care practice in Gualala and Point Arena, on the Pacific Coast in Northern California.
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The mission of Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS) is to provide high quality, family-oriented, community based primary medical and dental care, including a broad range of preventive health services to residents and visitors within the coastal areas of Southern Mendocino and Northern Sonoma Counties.

Sonoma-Mendocino coast RCMS is a not-for-profit health center providing a full range of healthcare services at its three clinics located in Gualala and Point Arena. Services are designed to meet identified needs of the community services, are integrated with other existing healthcare services and systems, and are evaluated on a regular basis to assure that community health needs are being met.


Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS)

Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS)

Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS)

Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS)

Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS)

Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS)

Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS)

Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS)

Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS)

Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS)

Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS)

Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS)

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