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Advanced Practice Clinician
Bakersfield, California

Mercy Hospitals of Bakersfield consist of Mercy Hospital Downtown and Mercy Hospital Southwest. We are looking for exceptional Emergency Advanced Practice Clinicians! Below are some facts about Bakersfield Mercy:
Mercy Hospital Downtowns volume is 42,000 patients
Mercy Hospital Southwests volume is 54,000 patients
Full complement of back-up call panel specialists and a case manager available
12 hour shifts
Cerner EHR

California Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner License
DEA License with California registration
Board Certification (NCCPA, AANP or ANCC)
American Heart Association ACLS & PALS certification
1 year of ER experience or 2 years of Primary Care experience

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. Its Bakersfields 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 Californias expansive national forests.

Advanced Practice Clinicians (APC) are employees of VEP. They receive an hourly base rate and an opportunity to earn productivity compensation at specific sites. APCs are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package which includes health, vision, dental, and life insurance, profit sharing, 401k, CME and license allowances. Our APCs also enjoy the benefit of flexible schedules, paid malpractice insurance with tail coverage and the opportunity to become a shareholder which allows them to become actively involved in the governance of the company.
VEP Healthcare is one of Americas largest, most experienced provider-owned & operated organizations. VEP offers management for emergency departments, hospitalist medicine, intensivist services, clinical decision units, and more! Committed to high quality care and patient satisfaction, VEP is owned by its physicians, APCs and corporate personnel and offers a fast track to ownership through stock purchase, independent contractor status and paid malpractice insurance with tail coverage.