Apple Valley, California

Hospital Information

The hospital is a 186-bed facility that has served the Apple Valley community since 1956. The hospital offers traditional maternity services, as well as a mother-baby assessment clinic after childbirth. Its medical staff is comprised of more than 300 physicians and the hospital is home to the only level II neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in the region.

The Location

Apple Valley is located in the heart of Victor Valley in San Bernardino County, California. At an elevation of 3,000 feet, the area is known as the "High Desert," with beautiful landscapes and sunsets. Apple Valley is conveniently located 95 miles northeast of the Los Angeles metropolitan area, 140 miles north of San Diego and 185 miles south of Las Vegas.

If you are looking for sunshine, Apple Valley could be the place for you: the town experiences an average of 350 sunny days per year.

Apple Valley has a population of approximately 71,595 residents as of 2014. In the entire Victor Valley area, the population is more than 313,000.

Arts and Entertainment

Nature and activity lovers will be at home in Apple Valley with 15 parks and recreation facilities, two golf courses, as well as hiking, biking and horseback riding trails. Thanks to clean air and a low crime rate, Apple Valley residents enjoy activity and community year-round.

In Victor Valley, you can find the California Route 66 Museum, the High Desert Center for the Arts, the Victor Valley Museum, shopping, movie theaters and dining.


Apple Valley has two senior high schools, 10 elementary schools (kindergarten through 8th grade) and a K-12 independent study/hybrid/online course school operated by the Apple Valley Unified School District. Apple Valley is also home to the Lewis Center Academy for Academic Excellence, a nationally recognized laboratory school with a focus on science and math education. Additionally, the town has several private schools.

The Opportunity

Ob Hospitalist Group has partnered with this facility to develop and manage a program that provides 24/7 emergent care to expectant mothers.

As an OBHG hospitalist, you are the in-house expert whose advanced clinical skill and ability to handle any OB emergency dramatically improves patient safety and satisfaction.

You will work closely with local OB/GYNs to ensure that every pregnant woman who presents to the hospital is cared for by an experienced physician, every time.

If you are an obstetrician with a passion for patient care, exceptional communication skills, and a desire to shape the future of our specialty, we’d like to talk with you about joining our new team.

OBHG is a clinician-centered company that provides unparalleled support and resources, and superior work/life balance. As a full-time hospitalist, you’ll have the freedom to create your own schedule – typically eight 24-hour shifts per month – with no on-call duty or office management.

This position also offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Full benefits
  • CME allowance
  • Medical malpractice insurance with tail

Join our growing national network of highly skilled obstetricians nearly 700 strong. OBHG programs offer a variety of work options – including full time, part time, back up and travel opportunities. Looking to advance your OB career? Clinical/professional leadership positions are available at many of our locations across the United States.

Natalie Petrizzo

Please contact your personal Senior Clinical Recruiter, Natalie Petrizzo or call her directly at 864.908.3830 for more information about this opportunity.

If you are passionate about people and committed to delivering excellence with each patient encounter we welcome you to join us on our journey to elevate the standard of women’s healthcare. View our other opportunities to practice the medicine you desire while living the life you deserve.

Job listings in Apple Valley, California

OB/GYN Hospitalists

Recruiter: Natalie Petrizzo
Location: Apple Valley, California
Hospital Code: SMMC-AppCA

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