Human Resources

The Human Resources Department provides support services for KVHD employees, including administration of compensation and benefits.  Applications for employment are submitted through this department. The Human Resources office is located at 12308 ‘B’ Mt. Mesa Road in Mt. Mesa and the hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.  The Human Resources Department may be reached at 760.379.5257 – Fax: 760.379.3133 or e-mail:

As a non-profit healthcare facility, we serve as a resource to all of the Kern River Valley.  Kern Valley Healthcare District is located one hour east of  Bakersfield and one hour west of Ridgecrest.  We offer competitive starting salaries and merit increases based on a pay-for-performance system.  Health, dental, life, vision and pharmacy is offered to employees for a nominal fee with 2 to 4 weeks of vacation (depending on status and length of service), sick time, 8 recognized holidays, as well as a tax deferred retirement plan.  Extensive in-house continuing education is available through State Board approved CEU programs.  

Our hospital consists of 22 bed acute care with a 3-bed ICU.  Adjacent is the 74-bed Skilled Nursing Facility.

Kern valley is the home of beautiful Lake Isabella and situated in the foothills of the Sequoias.  If you’ve been searching for the most up-to-date medical resources without sacrificing the family feel and personal commitment of a local community hospital, you’ve found it in the Kern valley healthcare District.

We make the same commitment to our employees that we make to quality and hands-on caring for our patients.  Won’t you come join us for an adventure of a lifetime?

You may mail, fax or e-mail your resume with our application located here for consideration on any of our open positions.

Kern Valley Healthcare District is an equal opportunity employer and as such considers individuals for employment according to their abilities and performance without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, or sexual orientation.