10 nursing jobs for people who want to work with babies or children

These healthcare companies are hiring right now in Atlanta

If you're looking for a healthcare job in metro Atlanta, you'll find current openings at many employers.

The following are five healthcare companies that are hiring right now, along with hyperlinks that lead you to more details and online applications:

Piedmont Healthcare

Piedmont Atlanta Hospital, 1968 Peachtree Rd. NW, Atlanta. 404-605-5000.

What it is: Staff nurse (RN) – advanced heart failure/pulmonary

What you do: Provide nursing care to patients. Coordinate patient care activities of all assigned staff to provide quality nursing care.

What you need: Graduate of a nursing program (new graduates are eligible). Licensed in the State of Georgia as a Registered Nurse – BLS certification.

Emory Healthcare

The Emory Clinic, 1525 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta. 404-778-2700.

What is it: Nurse practitioner or physician assistant – wound care

What you do: Assist in evaluation and treatment of patients. Conduct patient interviews and perform physical exams and specialized diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures, such as wound suturing, under a physician's direction.

What you need: Completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program. Currently holds appropriate licensing, including BLS and Healthcare Provider certifications.

Grady Health System

Grady Health, 80 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive SE, Atlanta. 404-616-1000.

What it is: Anesthetist

What you do: Administer general anesthesia and sedation at the discretion of the Chief of Anesthesiology.

What you need: For certified registered nurse anesthetist: Graduate of an approved school of nursing with Georgia licensure. Graduate of an approved school of anesthesia for nurses. Certification by an appropriate credentialing process. For physician assistant anesthetist: Baccalaureate degree and graduate of an approved program of anesthesia for physician assistants. Certification by an appropriate credential process.

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WellStar

WellStar Medical Group Center for Best Health, 55 Whitcher St., Suite 400, Marietta. 470-956-3960.

What it is: Certified Medical Assistant

What you do: Function under the direction of the physician, clinical lead, clinical nurse supervisor, nurse supervisor and/or office manager. Recognize patient's needs and symptoms and provide care under the physician's direction, including coordinating tests and assisting during treatments.

What you need: High school diploma or equivalent. Graduate from an accredited medical assistant program preferred. Graduate from a newly formed program that has the intent to seek CAAHEP or ABHES accreditation preferred. Must have successfully passed a medical assistant credentialing body examination with current and maintained Medical Assistant Credential. Must have current BLS card from American Heart Association. Work experience in a practice setting preferred.

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LabCorp

LabCorp, 2712 N. Decatur Road, Decatur. 404-294-7632.

What it is: Part-time phlebotomist

What you do: Perform blood collections, collect specimens and perform data entry. Collect other specimens and perform data entry.

What you need: High school diploma or equivalent. Phlebotomy certification (where required) from an accredited agency. Minimum of two years of experience as a patient service technician/phlebotomist. Completion of approved phlebotomy training course (or equivalent. Valid driver's license and clean driving record.

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