WellStar Health Systems Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Resident Assistant in Marietta, Georgia


At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Atherton Place Senior Living Community

Atherton Place is Marietta’s most trusted resource for senior living. One of WellStar’s Senior Living Communities, we are located in Historic Marietta, Georgia, just minutes north of Atlanta on the campus of Kennestone Regional Medical Center. Opened in 1988, Atherton Place was one of the first independent living centers associated with a hospital in Georgia, and the first in Cobb County. It still is one of the few in the Southeast with a major health system affiliation. Our facility offers multiple levels of care, from independent to advanced care for seniors with memory needs. We offer senior living, personal care and memory care apartments. Atherton Place has served more than 1,100 seniors over the years and continues to be a leader in senior living. We believe in a team centered approach in everything we do and with every resident that we serve.


Resident Assistant participates in the care of Atherton Place Personal Care Residents from a Resident Centered Approach. Assists Residents with activities of daily living according to State regulations; assures a protective and watchful oversight; remains aware of residents’ needs, whereabouts, state of health and daily functioning; and interacts with residents and their families. Activities of daily living include, but are not limited to, medication assistance / administration, bathing, dressing, and grooming. Willing to learn additional skills as needed.


Required Minimum Education : High School graduate or equivalent with CNA certification in the state of Georgia.

Required Minimum Licensure/Certification : Georgia CNA required

Required Minimum Experience : 2-4 years’ experience preferred in a similar setting with older adults. Experience with medication assistance/administration preferred.

Required Minimum Skills : Good customer service and communication skills required; demonstrates courteous and positive attitude; must be able to read and write; ability to relate well with teammates, healthcare professionals, residents, and families. Basic computer skills with Windows based environment for participation in training and resident documentation. Current skills in medication assistance/administration or willingness to learn.

Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

Department Assisted Living at Atherton Place

Facility WellStar Kennestone Hospital

Category Nursing Support

City Marietta

Shift Nights

State Georgia