Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is a pediatric healthcare organization in metro Atlanta with three hospitals and 28 neighborhood locations, including eight urgent care centers and a nationally recognized autism center.
How to Get Hired
We asked Children's Healthcare of Atlanta for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.
What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?
Employees at Children’s have different skills, but we all share the same Mission—to make kids better today and healthier tomorrow. No matter their field, employees who choose to work at Children’s see their work as a calling. We draw energy and inspiration from knowing that our jobs have special meaning. When our recruiters look for talent, they look for people with whom they would trust their own children. Through extensive research, we found that employees who thrive at Children’s are people who are emotionally resilient, while positively impacting the lives of children and their families. They are top-tier professionals for whom making a difference is a primary driver, and they are motivated, compassionate and team-oriented.
What can prospective employees do to get your attention?
Our recruiters are impressed by someone that can clearly articulate why they are passionate about pediatrics and what they will be able to bring to the table to deliver exceptional care to our patients or service to our internal staff. They also are impressed by someone who has done their research and understands our hospital system, including our locations, our units, our rankings, etc. Another great way to get our attention is for candidates to tell us upfront what they want as an applicant. A candidate should have a great elevator pitch for who they are, what they do and what they are looking for.
Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?
We are currently seeking candidates for the following positions: Critical Care, OR, CVOR and HemOnc Nurses; Cardiac Advance Practice Providers; Surgical Techs; Sterile Processing Techs; Respiratory Care Professionals; Pharmacy Technicians; Information Technology Professionals; Neurologists; Paramedics; and Environmental Services and Food Services Professionals.
What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?
Interested candidates should find out more about our organization and available positions at www.choa.org. Also, we welcome anyone to learn about Children's through Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.