Kern Medical Center

Stats & Services

General Information

Operated by: County
Hospital type: General medical and surgical
Number of Beds: 172

Statistics

Admissions: 14,687
Inpatient surgeries: 2,674
Outpatient visits: 113,881
Emergency room visits: 42,837
Births: 3,573
Number of Beds: 172

Services Provided

Inpatient

  • Heart catheterization—diagnostic (adult)
  • Infection isolation room
  • Neonatal intensive care
  • Neonatal intermediate care
  • Cancer services

Outpatient

  • Breast cancer screening/mammograms
  • Certified trauma center
  • Chemotherapy
  • Heart catheterization—diagnostic (adult)
  • Extracorporeal shock lithotripter
  • HIV-AIDS services
  • Home health services
  • Chemotherapy
  • Physical rehabilitation
  • Women's health center

Patient/Family Support Services

  • Help with government services
  • Cancer services
  • Patient representative/ombusdman
  • Translation services

Community Outreach

  • Health fairs
  • Health screenings

Imaging Services (Diagnostic and Therapeutic)

  • CT scanner
  • Diagnostic radioisotope facility
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Multislice spiral CT
  • Ultrasound

* At another location in healthcare system or through arrangement with another provider.

Employed Staff

Full Time

Physicians and dentists*: 72
Registered nurses: 365
Licensed practical nurses: 40
Faculty Personnel: NA

Part Time

Physicians and dentists*: 0
Registered nurses: 0
Licensed practical nurses: 0
Faculty Personnel: NA

* At many hospitals, physicians and dentists are not on staff. They are paid as faculty by a medical school or through other arrangements

This information was provided by the American Hospital Association. Find out more about AHA data products at www.ahadata.com.

Data last updated July 2013


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