Additional Types of Care

We are committed to proving high-quality care and outstanding service. Our goal is to help you return to the highest quality of life possible. In addition to our core services, we offer:

Cardiopulmonary Care

The Cardiopulmonary Department is open 24/7. Staff can be contacted at 909.581.6400 (during the day or after hours. The lead respiratory therapist is available day and night and can be reached by overhead page.

The department provides cardiopulmonary services such as: 

  • Ventilator management 
  • Oxygen therapy 
  • BiPAP 
  • Aerosol therapy 
  • Chest physio-therapy 
  • Arterial blood gases 
  • Intubation 
  • CPR 
  • Oral care 
  • Hand held nebulizer treatments 
  • Rapid response 
  • Pulmonary screens

Diagnostic Imaging

Skilled and certified technicians operate our imaging equipment, and we make every effort to perform the testing in as prompt and as convenient a manner as possible.

Diagnostic imaging includes:

  • X-Ray
  • MRI
  • Ultrasound
  • CT
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Nuclear Medicine

Food Services and Nutrition Support

Nutrition is an important part of your recovery, which is why our dietitians work with your entire care team to create your custom meal plan. Your food preferences and allergies are important—and our dietitians create plans that make the most sense for you.

Additionally, our dietitians perform assessments and monitor your nutrition plan, as ordered by your clinical team.

Our Registered Dietitian works closely with the clinical staff to meet your nutritional needs.

Intensive Care

After a hospital stay for a serious injury or illness, you may need continued critical care and intensive monitoring. We provide this close, constant attention through a specially-trained team of clinical experts in one of our Intensive Care Units or Special Care Units. 

We also work with your referring hospital to make your care transition as smooth as possible without interrupting the treatment you require. 

Most often, our Intensive Care Units, treat those who are ventilator dependent or require cardiac monitoring and intravenous medications. We can also treat multi-system failure or complications from an injury, illness, or surgery.


Our hospitals feature onsite laboratories, allowing us to work directly with your clinical team to conduct all required tests. To perform tests as accurately and quickly as possible, we offer advanced technologies and equipment.

We provide testing in the following areas:

  • Hematology/Coagulation
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Immuno-Serology
  • Immunohematology
  • Special Chemistry
  • Urinalysis
  • Clinical Microbiology

Our Laboratory is directed by a Pathologist with board certifications in Clinical and Anatomic Pathology. Testing personnel are all Clinical Laboratory Scientists, licensed by the State of California, and/or certified by the American Association of Clinical Pathologists.

As noted above, a wide range of laboratory testing is available onsite to meet your specific needs. These tests provide important information to assist the medical staff in diagnosing and treating your illnesses.

The Laboratory is an integral part of the hospital organization, participating in Infection Control and Quality Assessment/Improvement activities of the hospital.

Laboratory services are available for in-patients on a 24/7 basis as a primary focus. Outpatient services are also available for those pre-operative patients and outpatients referred to Kindred Hospital Rancho for laboratory testing. These services are provided between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Organ Transplant

After you receive an organ transplant and need additional specialized care and rehabilitation, our transplant care may be right for you. In many of our hospitals, we work closely with your transplant team at the referring hospital to make your recovery as smooth as possible.  

We commonly treat the following organ transplants: 

  • Liver
  • Kidney
  • Lung
  • Heart

Pain Management

Our clinical team is extensively trained and committed to your pain management and prevention. We continually assess your pain level and respond to your reports. We also provide information and education to help you and your loved ones make decisions about your pain treatment options. We have a Pain Management Physician to assist in this care and have the ability to manage your Pain Pump.

You may request or reject the use of any or all methods to relieve pain, including non-opiate and opiate medications.

We also offer an Outpatient Pain Management service.

Stroke and Brain Injury Care

When you have suffered from a traumatic brain injury or stroke and need continued specialized care before returning home, we’re here to support your road to recovery.   

We may be able to help if you have experienced any of the following:  

  • Ischemic stroke
  • Intracranial Bleeding (ICB—traumatic or atraumatic)
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Aneurysm, vascular malformations (post clipping, ligation or embolization), cerebral vasospasm and hydrocephalus
  • Traumatic brain injuries such as falls, vehicular crashes, spinal cord injury and sport-related accidents
  • Complications associated with stroke/CVA
    • Motor loss
    • Sensory loss
    • Aphasia/dysphasia/aspiration
    • Vent dependency
    • Surgical, vascular, neuropathic or pressure wounds
    • Seizures
    • Cranial nerve palsy
    • Central nervous system infections
    • Encephalopathy
    • Personality changes
    • Hospital associated delirium/psychosis

Workers Compensation Orthopedic Program

We offer inpatient and outpatient orthopedic care for the injured worker.