January 27, 2012
MetroAtlanta Ambulance Service Expands Operations into the Atlanta Southern Crescent
MetroAtlanta Ambulance Service announced today the expansion of operations into the Atlanta Southern Crescent. The services are being provided from a new facility in Jonesboro, Georgia located at 1529 Fendler Court. The new operation provides ambulance and non-emergency transportation services to residents and local healthcare facilities in Clayton, Fayette, Henry, and other surrounding counties. The expansion has created 35 new jobs in the area. MetroAtlanta President/CEO, Pete Quinones stated, “We are excited to be expanding our services in this area and excited to be able to create some new jobs for local residents. As our partnerships with local healthcare facilities in the area continue to develop we anticipate our growth to continue.”
MetroAtlanta Ambulance Service is one of the largest privately owned and operated ambulance services in Georgia providing 9-1-1 ambulance service to Cobb County since 2001. The company also provides interfacility Basic/Advanced Life Support and Specialty Care/Critical Care Ambulance Services to hospitals and skilled nursing facilities throughout the greater-Atlanta, north Georgia and Savannah areas. MetroAtlanta Ambulance employs more than 300 in Georgia, has been recognized by the State Office of EMS and the Georgia Association of Emergency Medical Services as the ‘EMS Service of the Year for the State of Georgia’ and by the Cobb Chamber of Commerce as the ‘Small Business of the Year’. Metro Atlanta Ambulance is one of a select group of providers in the nation to receive accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services signifying compliance with the industries highest quality operating and clinical standards.