Salinas Valley, California

Hospital Information

Opened in 1952, the 269 bed acute-care hospital has several specializations that enable people to get the advanced care they need without having to travel out of the area. They employ more than 1,600 people, have a medical staff of 300 Board Certified physicians across a range of specialties, and partner with affiliates to enhance and expand care throughout the region. Their award-winning care goes beyond their campus with free classes, support groups, screenings and health-promoting activities all year long. They have a level III NICU, the region's only Perinatal Diagnostic Center, and an Emergency Department that cares for more than 44,000 patients each year.

The Location

The Salinas Valley is one of the major valleys and most productive agricultural regions in California. It is west of the San Joaquin Valley and south of San Francisco Bay and the Santa Clara Valley—Silicon Valley. The Salinas River runs the length of the valley. The valley is located in portions of the Northern California counties of: Monterey, Kings, and San Benito and it is located roughly eight miles from the Pacific Ocean. Salinas is in the top ten American Cities for cleanest air quality. The valley served as the backdrop for some of John Steinbeck's most famous novels.

Arts and Entertainment

The Salinas Valley is home to the red-rocked Pinnacles National Park, popular for camping, hikes through its turbulent, seismically charged landscape, and wildlife spotting. Lake San Antonio is a favorite spot for boating and other water recreation, it hosts the celebrated Wildflower Triathlon, and is also a winter habitat for the bald eagle. Twenty parks offer picnic facilities and modern playground equipment. Sherwood Park covers 100 acres and includes an indoor swimming pool, tennis courts and picnic areas to accommodate 600 people. It is also home to Tatum’s Garden, recently selected as the best inclusive park in the United States. Toro County Park has 4,756 acres, group picnic areas with barbecue pits and electrical and water service. There are over 20 miles of riding and hiking trails. Other attractions are Great America in San Jose and Santa Cruz Beach and Boardwalk. 

Two of California’s most historic establishments, the San Antonio de Padua Mission and the Soledad Mission, are located in the Salinas Valley. 

Salinas boasts an emerging arts scene led by the First Fridays Art Walk and the innovative use of non-traditional or business venues to exhibit art and host live local music. Major musical offerings include the Monterey County Symphony Orchestra and the Salinas Concert Association. The Western Stage is a highly acclaimed Central Coast theater group located at Hartnell College. Professional theater artists from all over the country join the local company in presenting the best of Broadway, new works, classics, musical theater and cabaret. Dining is truly a global experience in Salinas with a vast array of cuisines from fine dining to food trucks. 


Educational opportunities abound with over 15 institutions of higher learning, including: Hartnell Community College, Brandman University, California State University Monterey Bay, University of California Santa Cruz, and Monterey College of Law.

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 Salinas Valley, California

OB/GYN Hospitalists

Recruiter: Natalie Petrizzo
Location: Salinas Valley, California
Hospital Code: SVMH-SalCA

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