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Atlanta Medical Center, formerly Georgia Baptist Medical Center, is a 467-bed Regional Level I Trauma teaching facility sprawled across two city blocks near the heart of downtown Atlanta. Accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Atlanta Medical Center has an esteemed tradition of commitment to excellence in patient care and service to the community. The medical center provides general medical, surgical and women's services, as well as specialized programs in cardiology, oncology, perinatology, neonatology, orthopaedics, rehabilitation, psychiatry, neurosurgery, same day surgery and trauma. We are firmly committed to maintaining a tradition of excellence in teaching - combining knowledge, technique and technology in every area of modern medicine.
We are an employer of choice as well as a leader in healthcare. In 2011, Atlanta Medical Center was 1 of only 8 Tenet hospitals to receive Tenet's elite Circle of Excellence award and we were also named as one of the Top Work Places by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. AMC received the Circle of Excellence award in 2010 as well. In 2008, Atlanta Medical Center was named as one of the Top Ten Best Places to Work by the Atlanta Magazine. This ranking placed AMC as the highest in the healthcare industry. In 2006 and 2005 we again received Tenet's Circle of Excellence award. AMC was named as one of the Best Places to Make a Difference by the Atlanta Magazine in 2004. The Atlanta Business Chronicle named Atlanta Medical Center as one of the Top Five Best Places to Work in Atlanta in 2003 and in 2002 we tied for First Place as the Best Place to Work in Atlanta by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.
Atlanta Medical Center is also highly committed to providing quality services to our patients. We hold the following designations:
Bariatric Center of Excellence
Gold Plus Stroke Center (the 1st in Georgia)
American Heart Association's Get with the Guidelines: Gold in Heart Failure
American Heart Association's Get with the Guidelines: Gold in Coronary Artery Disease
American Stroke Association's Get with the Guidelines: Gold in Stroke
AMC has a 96.5% quality rating (which exceeds state and national averages) and is a regional Level I Trauma Center that receives patients from 67 other hospitals.
Assist nurses in all aspects of patient care and daily living activities for patients to include:
1. Attends to the physical apperance of the patient to include baths, hair care, oral care, and nail care.
2. Turns and positions patients
3. Assists with feedings as needed.
4. Observes and measures and records all intake and output
5. Takes and records vital signs
6. Removes catheters and staples as directed.
Applicants are invited to become a fan of Atlanta Medical Center's PCA Careers page on Facebook in order to receive updates when new positions become open.
High school diploma or equivalent is required and previous experience as a PCA or completion of a PCA training course. Current nursing student preferred.
The successful candidate will have:
1. Working knowledge of Patient Care Technician techniques and practices.
2. Knowledge and skills in the application of the techniques and practices of the nursing technician.
3. Ability to understand and follow detailed oral and written instructions and to maintain nursing records and charts.
4. Ability to operate a desktop computer.
5. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, patients, families, and physicians
6. Previous experience turning bariatric patients is preferred.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE: Due to the large volume of applications, we regret that we are unable to accept / return phone calls regarding application status or process. Please know that we will review every application that is submitted and will contact only those applicants that are selected for an interview.
Job : Nursing Assistants and PCA
Primary Location : GA-Atlanta
Hospital/Facility : 800-Atlanta Medical Center - Atlanta, GA
Job Type : Full-time
Shift Type : Nights