OB/GYN Hospitalist

Mercy Southwest Hospital | Bakersfield

The Opportunity

OBHG Hospitalists are the in-house experts whose ability to handle any OB emergency dramatically improves patient safety and satisfaction.

This opportunity involves working collaboratively with local obstetricians to ensure that every pregnant woman who presents to the hospital is cared for by an experienced physician every time. We are seeking OB/GYNs with exceptional clinical and communication skills, a passion for healthcare quality improvement, and a desire to shape the future of our specialty.

As a clinician-centered company, OBHG provides unparalleled support and resources and superior work/life balance. Full-time Hospitalists have the freedom to create their own schedules – typically eight 24-hour shifts per month – with no on-call duty or office management.

Our Hospitalist positions offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Medical, dental, vision & Rx benefits
  • CME allowance
  • 401k employer match
  • Professional liability insurance with tail coverage
  • Leadership and advancement opportunities

Hospital Information

Mercy Southwest General currently performs about 2,500 annual deliveries. A sister hospital to OBHG partner Bakersfield Memorial, Mercy is part of the CommonSpirit Health System. Its Family Birth Center offers a comfortable, family-centered environment with spacious, modern suites, a state-of-the-art fetal monitoring system, nearby surgical suites and an in-house anesthesiologist.

The Location

Bakersfield is located in the southern part of San Joaquin Valley in Kern County, California, about two hours north of Los Angeles.

It's the ninth-largest city in California, and sits at the gateway to the Sierra Nevada mountain range.

The city has a diverse economy, including oil, agriculture, healthcare, manufacturing, distribution and corporate/regional headquarters. Bakersfield is the fourth-largest producer of agriculture in California and produces 76 percent of California oil.

Ob Hospitalist Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.