Practice Information – Bakersfield, Kern County in California. Seeking one full time BC/BE Neonatologist to join our group of 2 Neonatologists and 4 NNP’s. Attractive salary. Start in an employed position with excellent benefits. Partnership potential. Bakersfield is a rapidly growing city located at the southern tip of the Central Valley, in California. With a city population of 400,000, the population of Kern County is 850,000. The city is located 90 miles from Los Angeles and is within easy reach of various central and southern California attractions.