Founded in 1901, WellStar Atlanta Medical Center (AMC) is a 752-bed acute care hospital, with campuses in downtain Atlanta and East Point, Ga. It is the second largest licensed-bed hospital in Georgia. A teaching hospital, AMC is a level 1 Trauma Center and Advanced Primary Stroke Center, earnng numerous national awards for its treatment of stroke. It is recognized for its women's services program, including water births, and the hospital's weight loss program is nationally accredited. Through a community partnership, AMC provides sports medicine coverage to Atlanta Public Schools student athletes.
AMC is a proud member of WellStar Health System. WellStar, the largest health system in Georgia, is known nationally for its innovative care models, and is focused on improved quality and access to healthcare. WellStar is dedicated to reinvesting back into the community with innovative treatments, state-of-the-art technology and facilities. Its vision is to deliver world-class healthcare.
- MBSAQIP Accredited Center Quality Improvement, American Society for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery and American College of Surgeons
- Aetna Institutes of Quality, Bariatric Surgery
- Optum Bariatric Center of Excellence (COE)
- Get With The Guidelines Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award, 2016
- Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award, 2016
AMC has been training residents for more than 50 years. Our four residency programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). We have 84 residents currently training at AMC in Family Medicine, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, and Orthopaedic Surgery. Additionally, 2 pharmacy residents are training in a program that is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. AMC is firmly committed to maintaining a tradition of excellence in teaching, combining knowledge, technique and technology in every area of modern medicine. Through its Graduate Medical Education programs, AMC has trained more than 1,200 physicians.
AMC is affiliated with:
- Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
- Mercer University School of Medicine
- Morehouse School of Medicine
- Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Ross University School of Medicine
Available to full time employees at no cost, these benefits include: Basic Employee Life Insurance, Basic Personal Accident Insurance and Long Term Disability coverage.
- A minimum of One Day in Seven Free From Hospital Duties
- Annual Vacation: 3 weeks
- Business Travel
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Free Membership at Highland Athletic Club Adjacent to Hospital
- Free Parking
- Internet Access and PACS (Radiology) available throughout the Hospital
- iPad Mini
- Jury and Bereavement Leave
- Library access 24 Hours daily/free medical searches and article retrieval
- On-call Meal Reimbursement
- Pleasant On-call Quarters
- Professional Liability Insurance
- Resident-Led Medical Ward Teams
Set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. You have 31 days beginning on your date of hire/rehire to enroll. Your coverage will begin on the first day of the month following 30 days of continuous full-time or eligible part-time employment.
Choose from comprehensive options in all three areas. You have 31 days beginning on your date of hire/rehire to enroll. Your coverage will begin on the first day of the month following 30 days of continuous full-time or eligible part-time employment.
All team members are immediately eligible to participate in the 403(b) plan. There is no waiting period to begin your contributions. Participating employees will receive a company match on their contributions of up to 4% of their base salaries.
Fulltime employees may purchase Short-term and Critical Illness coverage. You have 31 days beginning on your date of hire/rehire to enroll. Your coverage will begin on the first day of the month following 30 days of continuous full-time or eligible part-time employment.
The 2016 - 2017 Annual Resident Salary is as follows:
- PGY-1: $54,130
- PGY-2: $55,426
- PGY-3: $57,309
- PGY-4: $60,661
- PGY-5: $63,181
Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance are available to you, your spouse, and children. You have 31 days beginning on your date of hire/rehire to enroll. Your coverage will begin on the first day of the month following 30 days of continuous full-time or eligible part-time employment.
At every turn, rich Atlanta history is revealed through the people and events that grew this settlement into an international city with a population close to 5.5 million people. The roads you travel through Atlanta were worn from the Native Americans who first called this land home. The beautiful and serene greenspaces once were the battlefields of a nation torn apart in civil war. From the many railroad tracks crossing the area to the skyscrapers lining Peachtree Street to the world’s busiest airport, the story of two centuries of changing Atlanta, Georgia history unfolds.
Located at the foothills of the southern Appalachians, the landscape of Atlanta is predominantly characterized by rolling hills and broad, smooth uplands. The Chattahoochee River is one of the most prominent natural features of Atlanta. It forms the northwestern boundary of the city, flowing through a valley, which ranges from 150 to 400 feet in depth and from two to five miles in width from rim to rim. On the eastern side of the metro area, Stone Mountain rises high above the tallest pines. At 825 feet tall, it is the world’s largest free-standing piece of exposed granite.
Despite having a mild Atlanta climate, the city does experience all four seasons. The average annual temperature is 61 degrees. July is the hottest month, averaging 89 degrees and January is the coldest, with the average low at 33 degrees. With less than two inches of annual snowfall, it’s not easy to ski or sled, but you can enjoy more than 100 golf courses, 200 public tennis courts and hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails more than 300 days a year. The moderate Atlanta climate also allows us to take advantage of many outdoor festivals, concert venues and parks nearly year-round.
Atlanta’s neighborhoods create the landscape of this beautiful city. There’s legendary shopping in Buckhead at Phipps Plaza, Lenox Square, boutiques and galleries. Midtown is the heart of the arts with the High Museum, Alliance Theatre and Fox Theatre, plus the Atlanta BeltLine,dining and extensive nightlife. The convention and entertainment district is home to the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, The Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inside CNN Studio Tour, and Imagine It! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta.
Regardless of your favorite, Atlanta has a sports event for you, ranging from professional teams to college teams to NASCAR to the Peachtree Road Race, which has been the world’s largest 10K race since 1990. Atlanta has a number of professional teams including, The Atlanta Beat (Women’s Soccer), Atlanta Braves (MLB), Atlanta Dream (Women’s Basketball), Atlanta Falcons (Football), Atlanta Hawks (Men’s Basketball), Atlanta Silverbacks (Men’s Soccer), Georgia Force (Arena Football), Gwinnett Braves (AAA Baseball), and the Gwinnett Gladiators (Hockey). Some of the top events include the Chick-Fil-A Bowl, The SEC Championship, and The Tour Championship (PGA).