WellStar Kennestone Regional Medical Center is a 633-bed Level II trauma hospital located at 677 Church St, in Marietta, Georgia. It is one of the largest hospitals in the Wellstar Health System and serves patients from the surrounding metro area, as well as surrounding states. Clinical specializations include Oncology, Neuro and Cardiac Intensive Care, Palliative Care, Neonatal Intensive Wellstar Care (Level III), Inpatient Rehabilitation, the full- range of Women’s Services, Surgical and Trauma Intensive Care Units, Pediatric Emergency and Inpatient care, as well as offering spiritual support in the busiest Emergency Department in the state of Georgia. The new ED is the second largest ED in the nation. Wellstar Kennestone Hospital is rapidly growing and places a priority on best-practices and innovation, making it an ideal learning environment for the student Chaplain. It is a clinical site of TACC and is offering CPE Level I Unit throughout a year. Tuition for the unit is six hundred dollars ($600.00) and can be paid in the form of cash, check, or credit card to TACC.
WellStar Atlanta Medical Center (AMC) is a non-profit 762-bed hospital and part of the Wellstar hospital network. AMC serves Fulton County, Georgia and the surrounding area with two Atlanta locations. AMC is a diverse learning environment, one that came into existence more than one hundred years ago as Georgia Baptist Hospital. AMC is one of two Level One trauma centers in the metro Atlanta area. Currently, AMC treats about two hundred (200) trauma patients a month, with an average daily census for the entire hospital around 600 patients. Sixty of those beds are for adult intensive care, and thirty are for the neo-natal ICU. AMC is a certified stroke center and also specializes in Bariatric care. General Medicine, Surgery, Oncology, Orthopedics, Labor and Delivery, Cardiology, Behavioral Health, Bloodless Medicine, and Neurology, are among the medical services rendered at AMC for the general public. Chaplains visit the Forensic unit for State and Federal inmates only when requested by the patient, as is true for incarcerated women who are brought to AMC to deliver their babies.
If you are interested in a hospital CPE assignment, please, contact our CPE Director Karen Miller firstname.lastname@example.org or mail your CPE application to TACC, 435 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30308 while indicating your interest in one of the hospital placements. Thank you!