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Northside Hospital Overview

Atlanta, GA
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
Health Care
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Northside Hospital is not just a hospital. It is a three hospital system with some 750 beds serving Atlanta and surrounding areas. With more than 1,800 physicians and 5,000 employees, Northside Hospital operates on multiple campuses with a host of outpatient health facilities ... Read more

Mission: Northside Hospital is committed to the health and wellness of our community. As such, we dedicate ourselves to being a center of excellence in providing high-quality health care. We pledge compassionate support, personal guidance and uncompromising standards to our patients in ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Our new Northside Hospital in Cherokee is opening on May 6. The facility doubles the space of the previous hospital. Learn more.

    New Northside Hospital Cherokee To Open May 6 | HCD Magazine

    Northside Hospital Cherokee 's replacement hospital in Canton, Ga., will open for patients May 6. Construction is complete on the new, $250 million hospital, which will open with 105 inpatient beds and more than twice the square footage as the current hospital. A medical office building opened on the 50-acre campus in early January.

  • Explore our Allied Health openings and check out the supportive teams we work with every day to make sure our patients get the care they need.

    Allied Health - Northside Hospital | Careers

    The Department of Pharmaceutical Services ensures the safe, effective and timely use of medications for our patient populations, collaborating with medical staff and other professionals formally through the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. 24/7, our Pharmacists practice direct, responsible provision of medication-related care for the purpose of achieving definite outcomes that improve patients' quality of life.

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Northside Hospital – Why Work For Us?


Always on the forefront of medicine, Northside Hospital is home to many firsts in the region and is consistently reaching for the next advance to serve its growing patient population. Our reputation includes nationally-recognized excellence in maternity services, women’s health, cancer care, surgery, radiology and more. With cutting-edge technology and a staff of renowned physicians, you can be sure that you will be challenged to bring out your best work. In addition, you will be surrounded by colleagues who feel like family in an environment that strongly supports work/life balance—just two of the many reasons we rank as one of the Forbes “Top 25 Places to Work” in the country. Atlanta consumers have voted Northside their “Most Preferred Hospital for All Health Needs” according to the National Research Corporation’s (NRC) annual Healthcare Market Guide, every year since 1997. Moreover, we have been exceeding peoples’ expectations for nearly 50 years, with 15,000+ talented and dedicated employees, including 2,500+ premier physicians and nearly 2,000,000 patient visits annually.

Northside is so much more than just a hospital.

It’s an extensive network of state-of-the-art facilities staffed with skilled, caring professionals who are dedicated to the health and wellness of the communities they serve.

Specifically, the Northside Healthcare Delivery System includes:

  • Three not-for-profit hospitals, located in Atlanta, Forsyth and Cherokee, with a total of 852 licensed beds
  • Northside Hospital-affiliated outpatient centers and medical office buildings throughout North Metro Atlanta
  • More than 2,500 physicians* on staff and more than 11,000 employees
  • Northside has nearly 2,000,000 patient encounters annually
  • All Northside hospitals are full-service, acute-care facilities that offer particular expertise in Maternity Services, Women’s Health, Cancer Care, Surgery and Radiology


Northside Hospital-Atlanta (in Sandy Springs) opened in 1970. The original facility had 250 beds but has since been expanded to 537 beds.

In 1997, Northside Hospital-Cherokee (in Canton) was created through an agreement between R.T. Jones Regional Hospital and Northside Hospital, Inc. Today, the hospital has 84 beds. In 2011, Northside announced plans to replace the hospital with a new facility near I-575 at the Ga. Hwy. 20 exit, near the Canton Marketplace development. The opening date is expected in 2016.

In 2002, Northside Hospital purchased the 41-bed Georgia Baptist Medical Center (in Cumming) and renamed it Northside Hospital-Forsyth. Since then, the facility has experience continuous growth, expanding to 231 beds.

Northside has set the bar high, with a standard for excellence that is unmatched in the region. That standard of care creates a culture where employees feel empowered, engaged and above all supported to do work that really makes a difference. See what some of our employees have to say about their experience here:


“I truly love working for Northside Hospital. The training and onboarding that I have experienced here have provided me with the tools and resources to become a great leader to others. Northside Hospital is an awesome place to work.” –June, Reproductive Surgery Department


“I love working at Northside! Being surrounded by people who are constantly wanting to grow and expand their skill/ knowledge base, makes me push myself on a daily basis.” –Amy, Pulmonary Thoracic Care Unit


“Northside hospital has a wonderful work environment. The growth and learning opportunities that have come my way at Northside Hospital are invaluable and I am truly grateful for all of the support that I receive on a daily basis from everyone at Northside.” –Cindy, Cardiovascular Care

Fun Facts:

  • Northside Hospital does more surgeries than any other hospital in the state of GA.
  • We have the largest stand-alone high risk unit in the country.
  • We were the 1st in GA and 6th in the country to receive Lung Cancer Disease Specific Certification from the Joint Commission.
  • We deliver more babies than any other community hospital in the nation.

“Northside continues to experience tremendous growth, without ever sacrificing what matters most – the quality of our work and the quality of care for our patients.”

The best nurses prefer to work where their skills can make a real impact, and where their talents are well rewarded. Here, world-class nurses create excellence daily, delivering on our commitment to the health and wellness of our community with unmatched skill and a collaborative team approach. We offer extremely competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including an employer-funded pension plan and an excellent 403b retirement plan with employer match. Northside is the ultimate healthcare career destination with exceptional colleagues and varied clinical opportunities that bring out your best work.

Nursing careers at Northside Hospital include opportunities in areas such as:

  • Surgical Services
  • Intensive Care
  • Emergency Services
  • Women’s Services
  • Medical/Surgical Unit

“Here at Northside, it’s about teamwork, about supporting each other and reaching our common goals.”

From respiratory and rehabilitation, to diagnostic services and more, our Allied Health experts make a difference in areas all across healthcare. Their dedication truly helps to improve quality of life for patients and families and create stronger, healthier futures. They are constantly discovering new opportunities to collaborate with and support an unmatched medical staff to advance a legacy of excellent, compassionate care. All the training, education and support you need to thrive is right here; and so is the opportunity to make a real impact.

All the training, education and support you need to thrive is right here; and so is the opportunity to make real impact. Allied Health careers at Northside Hospital include opportunities in areas such as:

  • Pharmacy
  • Laboratory
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Radiology
  • Behavior Health

Northside comprises three state-of- the-art, full-service hospitals in Atlanta, Cherokee and Forsyth along with 150+ outpatient service locations statewide.

Join us in one of the largest metro areas of the southeast, with more than 5 million people in the greater Atlanta region and a diverse economic base that is home to industry leaders as varied as home improvement, transportation and health care and headquarters to many Fortune 500 companies. With excellent schools, a wealth of cultural and recreational amenities and a cost of living well below the national average, Atlanta offers a quality of living that’s virtually unmatched.

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    I have worked at NSH for over 20 years because of the wonderful family-like culture, clinical excellence, and the professional growth and development opportunities that have been given to me. My path is the result of some amazing leaders and mentors that I've had the blessing to work with. I highly recommend Northside.


    There are no cons to working at NSH

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Northside Hospital photo of: We love when our employees take advantage of our generous PTO benefits - and sometimes they even take a piece of us with them.
Northside Hospital photo of: The “Wild About Giving” employee donations campaign brought out the animals in our team - and raised money for local charities.
Northside Hospital photo of: We love having fun - and serving the community. Our team had a blast an at open house that showed the latest imaging services we’re offering to help keep our neighbors healthy.
Northside Hospital photo of: The cupcake cart makes an ordinary day special for our team. Keep an eye out for it when you’re working for a surprise sweet treat.
Northside Hospital photo of: Our employees had Falcons Fever this season, and we couldn’t be prouder! We’re the preferred healthcare partner for the Falcons and their fans.
Northside Hospital photo of: Our team frequently gets out of the office to support charity events in the local community.
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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sandy Springs, Fulton, GA
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    I applied online. I interviewed at Northside Hospital (Sandy Springs, Fulton, GA) in March 2017.


    The interviewer asked about six different questions related to the job. Asked why were I leave in my previous job so it was very fairly quickly over with which was great

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Northside Hospital Awards & Accolades

  • Forbes magazine’s list of America’s Best Employers, Forbes Magazine, 2016
  • America’s Best Employers, Forbes, 2015
  • Best Hospitals in Georgia, U.S. News, 2015
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