Mercy Bakersfield

  • 2215 Truxton Avenue
  • Bakersfield



About Mercy Hospitals of Bakersfields

VEP Healthcare is actively recruiting for an Assistant Medical Director for Mercy Hospitals of Bakersfield consisting of Downtown and Southwest locations. We are looking for an exceptional Emergency Medicine Physician to become the Assistant Medical Director at the site. In addition to a full complement of shifts, the Assistant Medical Director will work closely with the hospital administration in support of VEP’s agenda of high quality, efficient, and compassionate care.  The successful candidate should have significant experience and involvement in ED administrative activities (e.g., quality improvement, patient satisfaction, productivity, scheduling, etc.) and productive membership on ED and/or hospital committees. Below are some facts about the facilities:

  • Mercy Hospital Downtown’s volume is 42,000 patients annually
  • Mercy Hospital Southwest’s volume is 54,000 patients annually
  • Full complement of back-up call panel specialists and a case manager available
  • 10-hour physician shifts and 12-hour APC shifts
  • Cerner EHR

About the Community:

Bakersfield, California is located in Kern County, the heart of California, nestled between San Francisco and Los Angeles. People who consider putting down roots in the area will find a healthy job market and an affordable place to raise a family. It’s Bakersfield’s strong sense of community and family and its booming oil and agriculture industries that keep the region thriving. Bakersfield has hundreds of miles of bike paths and lanes and nearly 60 parks, offering locals plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, including the Sierra Nevada Mountains and some of California’s expansive national forests.

About VEP Healthcare:

VEP Healthcare manages emergency and hospitalist departments in rural, suburban, and urban hospitals. Our physicians have the opportunity to practice medicine while maintaining an excellent work-life balance in desirable locations throughout the nation.

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