Living in the Area

Feather River Hospital is unique in many ways, and our location is no exception. Situated just 90 miles north of Sacramento, the hospital is in the Sierra foothills. Breathtaking views can be seen in every direction, giving patients and employees a one-of-a-kind perspective of this beautiful part of northern California.

Paradise is a perfect place to balance work and life. People who call Feather River Hospital their professional home enjoy the many benefits of living in one of the surrounding communities. The Ridge is famous not only for its gorgeous vistas and a mild climate, but also for the many amenities and activities it has to offer. Nearby towns include Chico and Oroville. All offer a hometown atmosphere, community resources, excellent schools, and a variety of neighborhoods to suit both single people and growing families.

Something for Everyone

Nature lovers enjoy biking, kayaking and hiking the surrounding mountain trails. Others enjoy the arts, the romantic local history and the creative spirit embraced by area residents. Chico, 15 miles to the south, gives new meaning to the term 'day trip.' The city offers a variety of restaurants, museums, sporting events and cultural centers to make for an enjoyable evening or weekend.

Family Friendly Environment

The sense of community that Paradise upholds makes it a great place to raise a family. Low crime rates and the friendly environment makes anyone feel safe. Paradise offers many schools both private and public, for both elementary and high school. Butte county provides several choices for a college education. Chico State, located just down the hill in Chico, is ranked by US News & World Reports as one of the Best Public Universities in the west. The college offers many undergraduate degrees and several graduate programs. Butte College is a junior college, located about 20 minutes from Paradise, providing many general courses and a few graduate programs. University of Phoenix's Chico California learning center offers associate, bachelor, and master degrees with opportunities for night and evening classes.

Health Care as Nature Intended

No matter where you choose to live, the scenery surrounding Feather River Hospital provides daily inspiration. Starting with your drive to work, you enjoy the area’s natural beauty at every turn. Serving the people of our local communities and the region, our employees experience the gratification of helping others.

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  • A 100-bed facility, serving residents in and around Paradise, California
  • Awarded the Gold Level, California Award for Performance Excellence in 2008 and 2010
  • Staffed by over 160 physicians, 1,000 employees and 290 volunteers