New and improved upgraded nursing pay scale!


  • New grad? Receive up to a $3,000 sign-on bonus and $1 added to base hourly rate at first- and second-year anniversaries, in addition to any approved annual merits.
  • Experienced RN? We are offering up to a $5,000 sign-on bonus. RNs with a minimum of five years of experience are eligible for float positions with a flat rate pay above $40 per hour.


  • New grads & experienced LPNs: We are offering up to a $3,000 sign-on bonus plus $0.50 added to base hourly rate after six months of service. 
  • Experienced LPNs: LPNs with five years of experience or more are eligible for float positions at a flat rate of up to $30 per hour. 


Tuition Assistance

Huntsville Hospital is a qualifying employer for the federally administered Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Earn While You Learn

Transform your classroom experiences into paid, on-the-job training. We provide orientation and coaching to help nursing students succeed as they transition, through all phases of education, to professional practice. Put your education to work with us!

Nurse Residency Program

We offer a 12-month Nurse Residency Program to strengthen your transition from student to professional practice:

  • A team of RN educators and coaches supports you from day one on your unit
  • Monthly interactive classes on topics proven to strengthen your skills with tools to gather your input and feedback
  • Continuing Education credit for license renewal
  • Documented completion of the Nurse Residency Program allows direct advancement to Clinical Ladder II opportunities
  • Opportunities to network with your peers and develop strong interpersonal relationships


Shared Governance

The Shared Governance model for nursing provides structure for staff directly involved in patient care to work collaboratively to influence and make decisions regarding clinical practice. It is an opportunity for your voice to be heard to improve care within our hospital.

  • Unit councils meet monthly to discuss successes and complications to foster team-centered problem solving
  • Unit council leadership presents their unit’s ideas to a hospital-wide council
  • The hospital-wide council effects change to improve health care practices for our patients and families

Clinical Recognition

Our Clinical Recognition programs encourage and thank our exceptional caring, safe and kind nurses. The various recognition programs are celebrated on a regular basis and culminate in a Nurse of the Year award or Care Champion award. The Clinical Ladder program is a point-based leadership recognition program that provides financial recognition to eligible RNs & LPNs.

  • Clinical Ladder (annually)
  • National Daisy Award (quarterly)
  • Care Champion (varies)
  • Nurse of the Year (annually)
  • "Be Safe. Be Caring. Be Kind." Gold coin award (varies)

Education & Training

Huntsville Hospital provides year-round continuing education, recertification and leadership training opportunities in multiple locations. These include Corporate University (The Dowdle Center) on the Huntsville campus, and the Huntsville Hospital Training Center near the new Trash Pandas stadium.

Nursing Mission

Provide safe, compassionate, patient-centered care

Nursing Vision

To be recognized in nursing excellence through quality, teamwork, safety and service

Organizational Values

Safety, Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Innovation, Accountability and Equality


Sept. 22 Surgical Event

We are hosting a virtual recruitment event on September 22, 2021, for RN and LPN positions in our Surgical Service Line. Select a time below to have the opportunity to speak with one of our nursing recruiters. You must submit your resume to be considered for any position.

Highlights of our hospitals

Huntsville Hospital was recently named Best Regional Hospital and #2 in Alabama by U.S. News & World Report and we would love for you to join our team! With 971 beds, a specialized Orthopedic & Spine Tower, a Level III Regional Neonatal ICU, and the largest Emergency Department and Level 1 Trauma Center in the state with our own specialized Red Shirt Trauma Program, there are many opportunities to apply your knowledge and skills. We are a certified Primary Stroke Center and named "One of the Top 100 Hospitals in the Nation with Great Heart Programs." From six cath labs and four EP labs to multiple medical and step-down units, you can continually grow your skillset! We offer a training center on campus for continuing education, Shared Governance Program, Clinical Ladder for professional development, The Daisy Award, and if you are a new grad, a Nurse Residency Program to help you transition from student to professional nurse. We care about you and your well-being by offering an excellent benefits package, childcare, health and wellness programs, an onsite employee pharmacy, a free health clinic, tuition assistance, and much more. Ask us about incentives and additional opportunities.

Upcoming Events

  • Sept. 21, 2 - 4 p.m. - UAH Nursing building
    Nursing Career Fair
  • Sept. 22, 4 - 6 p.m. - Surgical Service Line
    Virtual Career Fair - Registration coming soon
  • Sept. 23, 6 p.m. - Columbia High School
    Senior Night
  • Oct. 7, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - University of North Alabama 
    Nursing and Health Professionals Career Day
  • Oct. 25 - Calhoun Community College
    Health Sciences Recruitment Fair
    Click for details. 
  • Nov. 12, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
    Presentation to senior-level nursing class

Click the specialty below to learn more about our current physician opportunities.

Invasive / Non-invasive Cardiologist
Emergency Medicine
ENT Hospitalist
Hospitalist and Nocturnist
Maternal Fetal Medicine
OB/GYN Hospitalist
Occupational/Preventive Medicine
Palliative Care
Pediatric Endocrinologist
Pediatric Neurologist
Primary Care (Outpatient)
Psychiatric Inpatient Hospitalist

Thank you for your interest in physician employment opportunities at Huntsville Hospital. Please email or call the Physician Recruiter if you have questions or would like additional information about any of our current physician opportunities.

We accept curriculum vitae (CV) by mail, email or fax.
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Phone: (256) 265-9639 (messages may be left after hours) · Fax: (256) 265-7743

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What happens when I apply?

Every application is sent to a Human Resources recruiter. The recruiter reviews qualifications, work history, education and references. We receive a large number of applications for every position, and the strongest candidates for each are forwarded to the hiring manager. Those selected for interview may be called by either the recruiter or hiring manager. A member of our Human Resources team will call the chosen candidate to extend a job offer.

How many jobs can I apply for, and do I have to fill out a separate application for each job?

You can apply for three (3) different jobs per week. If you use the same account that you previously set up, you do not have to fill out another resume portion of the application, but you do have to complete a different question set for each application you submit. Please note, you must apply for an open, posted position. We cannot accept a generic application or resume mailed to our office.

What happens if I forget my username and/or password?

Call Human Resources for assistance at (256) 265-8170.

How can I change my telephone number or update my information?

To update any information on your application, log into My Job Finder with your username and password. Click on "My Resume."

What does "App Filed" mean?

"App Filed" means that your application was reviewed by the recruiter but was not chosen for an interview because your qualifications do not meet our current needs, we have received a sufficient amount of applications, or the job does not meet your salary or shift expectations.

How do I check the status of my application?

To check the status of your application or to find out if the position you applied for has been filled, log into My Job Finder with your username and password. Locate the "Status At A Glance" box, click on the applications you have sent, and then review the "Current Status" of the application.

How do I apply for a position at another facility or affiliate within Huntsville Hospital Health System?

My Job Finder has listings for open positions at Huntsville Hospital, Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children, Madison Hospital and a group of physician practices including Heart Center, Inc. Affiliate facilities each have their own websites and application process.

What happens if I have previously worked at Huntsville Hospital?

When filling out an application, please answer "yes" to the question, "Have you ever been employed by Huntsville Hospital?" Huntsville Hospital includes the main campus in downtown Huntsville, Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children, Madison Hospital and a group of physician practices including Heart Center, Inc. The recruiter will review your past job history, including any disciplinary actions received, and attach to your application.

Is there an employee wellness program?

HealthWorks, Huntsville Hospital's free employee wellness program, helps employees identify potential health problems and develop strategies and techniques to proactively manage personal health. To receive program incentives, participants must complete a biometric screening and health risk assessment, followed by health coaching if necessary. Employees have 90 days to enroll in the program after they begin employment, or may wait until open enrollment the following year. To enroll, call (256) 265-6288.

These standards are the infrastructure for building a culture of service excellence, and they support our Vision, Mission and Values.

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We are committed to improving health care through a positive approach to meeting our customers' needs. Our customers include patients, families, physicians, co-workers and any other people with whom we interact during our time at work.


Our appearance reflects our image. As employees, it is our responsibility to convey a professional image by adhering to our Dress and Appearance Policy. All new employees are given this policy at the time of their hire and are expected to adhere to it at all times on facility property. Madison Hospital has a unique Dress Code Policy.


Communication is a vital aspect of our interaction with all customers. We must be committed to listening attentively to our customers in order to provide the excellent care and service that is expected. We will reflect patience, understanding, honesty and respect in both verbal and non-verbal communications.

Commitment to co-workers and physicians

Everyone who works here is part of a team that makes it possible to provide excellent care and service. Due to the nature of what we do, it is especially critical that we demonstrate our commitment in areas such as work attendance, which means arriving on-time when scheduled. Our commitment to each other will make this the best place to work and will ensure we provide quality health care for our patients.


We will ensure our patients' and co-workers' right to privacy and modesty by maintaining a secure and trusting environment. We will treat all information as confidential. Our concern for privacy will help promote peace of mind and reduce anxiety for our patients and their families.

Sense of ownership

All employees must feel a sense of ownership toward their jobs and the cleanliness of the hospital. We will all take pride in what we do, feel responsible for the outcomes of our efforts, help maintain a clean building and recognize that our work is a reflection of ourselves.

Safety awareness

To ensure an accident-free environment, safety must be the responsibility of all employees. It is the employee's responsibility and right to know the safety policies and procedures, both hospital-wide and departmental. Additionally, employees will arrive to work physically and mentally prepared to perform their job duties with appropriate judgment and skill. Anything that interferes with or impairs an employee's ability to do the essential functions of their job is prohibited.