Gov Brown Appoints Mark Goldstein, El Dorado Hills, to Respiratory Care Board
Cris Alaron, PRpond, June 19, 2012Mark Goldstein, 66, of El Dorado Hills, has been appointed to the Respiratory Care Board of California.
Goldstein has been a senior manager for respiratory and clinical services at Sutter Care at Home, Timberlake Division since 2002. He was a per diem respiratory therapist II at University of California, Davis, Sacramento Medical Center from 1994 to 2002, special projects and regional cardiopulmonary quality assurance coordinator at Mercy San Juan Medical Center from 1989 to 2002 and a respiratory therapist for Kaiser Sacramento from 1983 to 1989.
Timberlake Respiratory Care in Sacramento, CA is a private company which is listed under wholesale physicians and surgeons equipment and supplies. Current estimates show this company has an annual revenue of $20 to 50 million and employs a staff of 50 to 99.
This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Goldstein is a Democrat.
The mandate of the Respiratory Care Board is to protect and serve the consumer by administering and enforcing the Respiratory Care Practice Act and its regulations in the interest of the safe practice of respiratory care. Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioners (RCPs) regularly perform critical lifesaving and life support procedures prescribed by physicians that directly affect major organs of the body. RCPs provide care directly to the patient in either a hospital setting or the patient's home. Patients may be suffering from lung cancer, emphysema, asthma, or cystic fibrosis, or may be premature infants whose lungs have not yet fully developed. More than 29,000 RCP licenses have been issued in the State of California.