Bakersfield, California

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.

Hospital Information

The hospital is a 418-bed facility that has served the Kern County community since 1956. It has been awarded The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval. The hospital's maternity center features large birthing suites and state-of-the-art equipment and technology in a family-friendly environment. The hospital is home to a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

The Location

Bakersfield is located in the southern part of San Joaquin Valley in Kern County, California. It is conveniently located 110 miles north of Los Angeles. It is the ninth-largest city in California and situated at the gateway of 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.

Bakersfield is known for dry, hot summers and short cool winters, as well as approximately 272 sunny days a year.

A fast-growing city, Bakersfield's population increased 43.6 percent between 2000 and 2012, with approximately 524,000 people its metro area.

Arts and Entertainment

From outdoor activities to shopping to live music, there is no shortage of things to do in Bakersfield.

The city is home to 59 city parks on 494 acres and more than 100 miles of bike paths and lanes. It has received a Tree City USA designation for 16 consecutive years. The nearby Kern River Parkway features more than 6,000 acres of trails, waterways and parks.

The Bakersfield Community Theater is the oldest continually operating community theater in the state. Jazz lovers can enjoy the annual Bakersfield Jazz Festival. Country music fans can enjoy Buck Owens' Crystal Palace, which has been nominated numerous times by the Academy of Country Music as Nightclub of the Year.

Foodies can relish the city's lively culinary scene, which boasts the most Basque restaurants of any city in the United States.

Sports enthusiasts can enjoy the city's pro sports teams, including ice hockey, baseball, basketball and auto racing.


Bakersfield is home to both public and private elementary and secondary schools as well as Bakersfield College and CSU Bakersfield.

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 Bakersfield, California

OB/GYN Hospitalists

Recruiter: Natalie Petrizzo
Location: Bakersfield, California
Hospital Code: BMH-BakCA

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