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Welcome to Bakersfield Memorial Hospital.
At Dignity Health, we believe in the healing power of kindness. Since 1956, we have been changing lives in Bakersfield, California. As a full-service facility licensed for over 414 acute care beds, Bakersfield Memorial Hospital offers a wide array of services and facilities, including the Central California Heart Institute, our renowned Family Childbirth Center, and our nationally ranked Cardiovascular Program. We are also home to Kern County’s first comprehensive Pediatric program. Known as “the hospital within the hospital,” the Lauren Small Children’s Medical Center has a 31-bed Level II NICU, an 8-bed PICU, and a 20-bed Pediatric Unit.
We share a deep commitment to our community, and strive to bring each individual award-winning care in a spirit of unexpected kindness. We are also committed to living balanced and rewarding lives outside of work. Bakersfield offers residents great weather year round, virtually endless outdoor recreation, and plenty of festivals, performing arts, dining and shopping possibilities. We invite you to joining us and lead with your heart as we help inspire a stronger, healthier world.