Over 2,000 healthcare jobs open in Birmingham now including these 15

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Part of UAB's healthcare staff all masked up
UAB wants you to join their staff. Photo via UAB Medicine’s Facebook

According to the Jefferson County Health Department, there are roughly 54,012 cases of COVID-19 in our area. There are also over 2,000 healthcare jobs available in Birmingham right now. Here are just 15 of those available jobs to help Birmingham through this crisis.

UAB Hospital

A healthcare worker searching through supplies.
UAB healthcare staff is working hard through the pandemic. Photo via UAB Medicine’s Facebook

1. RN, Clinic Nurse—COVID Vaccine Administration, temporary

Job summary: The Clinic Nurse is responsible for providing and managing patient care. These healthcare workers help with COVID-19 vaccine administration. One year of clinical nursing experience is preferred.

Requirements:

  • Degree from an accredited school of professional nursing
  • Current AL RN license
  • Current CPR certification (must be obtained within 30 days of employment)

Location: 1802 6th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233

Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Apply

2. Social Worker, MSW, part-time, weekends

Job summary: Social Worker will provide people, their families or groups with the support needed to cope with various illnesses. This will include advising family caregivers, educating and counseling patients and making referrals for other services. Social Workers may also help with the discharge planning process and finding resources for patients and their families.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work
  • Currently licensed as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) by the AL State Board of Social Work Examiners

Location: 1802 6th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233

Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Apply

3. RN—Testing Site Nurse, full-time, day shift, varying hours

Job summary: Testing Site Nurses test patients referred by another physician or clinic. This also includes patient assessment, education and procedure expectations. These healthcare workers will oversee and resolve any testing issues.

They are provided cooling vests, required rest breaks and more. Three years of clinical nursing experience is preferred.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, or currently enrolled in a BSN completion program and two (2) years of related experience required
  • Current AL RN license
  • Current CPR certification or must be obtained within 30 days of employment

Location: Various testing sites

Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Apply

4. LPN—Pandemic Surge Staffing Float Pool

Job summary: LPNs provide nursing care for patients. They are responsible for orienting patients and family members to their new environment and acting as a patient advocate. LPNs must inform RNs of any problems or changes in patient’s health.

Requirements:

  • Graduate from an accredited Practical Nursing Program
  • Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) by the AL Board of Nursing
  • Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) (must be obtained within 30 days of employment)

Location: 1802 6th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233

Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Apply

5. Patient Encounter Representative—COVID Vaccine Registration/Assistance, temporary, Sun-Fri 7AM-7PM

Job summary: Patient Encounter Representative checks in scheduled patients and add-on patients to the clinic. Other responsibilities include answering the telephone and entering insurance. They will also check out patients and follow-up if necessary. This position does handle money and may collect payments.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Successful completion of all IDX classes
  • Credit check

Location: 1802 6th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233

Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Apply

See other jobs offered at UAB Medicine.

Children’s Of Alabama

Three healthcare workers teach children how to put on a face mask.
The face mask goes over the bear’s nose. Photo via Children’s Of Alabama’s Facebook

6. Staff Nurse Float Pool, full-time, evening shift, 7AM-7PM M-S

Job summary: Staff Nurse is a professional nurse who assesses, plans, implements and evaluates nursing care for patients and families with minimal supervision.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
  • Diploma, Associate (ADN), Bachelor (BSN) or Masters (MSN) in Nursing degree with at least two years of recent pediatric nursing experience
  • Current RN license in AL
  • Current BLS certification

Location: 1600 7th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233

Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Call | Apply

7. Screening Table Clerk, rotating 6-hour shifts Sun-Sat

Job summary: Children’s of Alabama is hiring COVID-19 screeners. Screening Table Clerks perform on-site COVID-19 screening to prevent the spread of the virus throughout the hospital and clinics.

This is an unlicensed medical position. Table Clerks will check for possible infection by asking signs and symptoms questions, using non-contact infrared thermometers and evaluating general appearance aligned with protocols.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

Location: 1600 7th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233

Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Call | Apply

8. Transporter, full-time, day shift + alternating weekends + holidays

Job summary: Transporters are responsible for performing various activities to meet transportation needs in a safe and efficient manner. Previous healthcare experience is preferred. Transporter is a day shift position between 11AM-7:30PM Monday through Friday.

Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record
  • High school diploma or equivalent (two years of experience will be considered in place of education)
  • One year customer service experience
  • Must be able to operate a van type vehicle in inner city traffic, utilize side view mirrors and make frequent stops efficiently
  • Must be able to use a two-way radio to communicate with the dispatcher

Location: 1600 7th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233

Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Call | Apply

9. Clinical Assistant Emergency Department

Job summary: Clinical Assistants in the Emergency Department provide assistive care and communication for patients, staff and visitors. These healthcare workers can expect 12 hour evening shifts between 3PM-3AM on various weekdays and weekend shifts. Candidates who are a graduate of an accredited nursing program waiting on NCLEX re-testing will also be considered for this position.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have at least one of the following:
    • Six months of patient care experience within the last two years
    • Enrolled in a medical related college program and in clinical rotation
    • CNA,CMA, PCT or EMT certification
  • Current BLS certification

Location: 1600 7th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233

Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Call | Apply

10. Environmental Service (EVS) Floor Technician, full time, night shift

Job summary: EVS Floor Tech perform various housekeeping responsibilities following correct procedures. This opening works 40 hours Monday through Friday with alternating weekends.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (two years of experience will be considered in lieu of education)
  • Two to three years of general work experience

Location: 1600 7th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233

Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Call | Apply

See other jobs offered at Children’s of Alabama.

St. Vincent’s Hospital

A healthcare worker posing after the COVID-19 vaccine
Our nurses are strong. Photo via St. Vincent’s Facebook

11. Patient Care Technician

Job summary: Patient Care Technician perform basic clinical and non-clinical patient care activities. These healthcare workers aid with moving and placing patients and patients’ personal care and activities. They also report changes in patient’s conditions to nursing staff and maintain patient rooms and medical equipment.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within one month of hire date

Location: 810 St. Vincents Dr, Birmingham, AL 35205

Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Call | Apply

12. Visitor/ Patient Liaison

Job summary: Visitor and Patient Liaison will receive and respond to all visitors’ questions and concerns. They are responsible for providing patient information in compliance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA). Liaisons inform volunteer office management of potential problems. This position is for the day shift. They work Monday through Friday.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED

Location: 7191 Cahaba Valley Rd, Hoover, AL 35242

Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Call | Apply

13. Registered Nurse—PRN, on call 7AM-7PM

Job summary: A Registered PRN Nurse provides direct nursing care. They will implement and monitor patient care plans and report on the patient’s condition. These healthcare workers will also assess and coordinate patient’s discharge planning needs with their healthcare team.

Requirements:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within one month of hire date
  • Licensed Associate Professional Registered Nurse credentialed from the AL Board of Nursing
  • Diploma from an accredited school or college of nursing

Location: 810 St. Vincents Dr, Birmingham, AL 35205

Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Call | Apply

See other jobs offered at St. Vincent’s.

Crisis Center

Crisis Center SANE Nurses
Two of the Crisis Center’s SANE Nurses. Photo via Crisis Center’s Facebook

14. Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE)

Job summary: SANE workers collect evidence from sexual assault survivors as a part of the sexual assault response team. They provide prophylactic treatment following medical protocol and nursing care as regulated by the AL Board of Nursing and SANE policies.

These healthcare workers must be compassionate and understanding of the emotional and psychological toll of sexual assault on survivors and loved ones. Applicants can expect to work a minimum of two 12 hour shifts a month.

Requirements:

  • Must be a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor’s Degree and one year nursing experience, or Associate’s Degree and three years nursing experience
  • Must complete the 40 hour Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program in accordance with the IAFN and AL Board of Nursing
  • Understands the importance of personal neutrality when working a case
  • Lives within 30 minutes of their facility in Birmingham

Location: 3600 8th Ave S, #501, Birmingham, AL 35222

Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Apply

CVS

A CVS Nurse gives a patient a vaccine.
Vaccines are important even if you are scared of needles. Photo via CVS’ Facebook

15. Pharmacist—COVID 19 Vaccine Support, full-time

Job summary: Staff Pharmacist support the Pharmacy Manager and direct the Pharmacy Technician Support Staff. They are also responsible for overseeing the pharmacy. This includes patient safety, customer service, inventory management and more.

Requirements:

  • Active Pharmacy License in AL
  • Not on the DEA Excluded Parties List
  • Immunization Certification through an accredited organization, like APhA
  • Free of pending felony charges or convictions for criminal offenses involving controlled substances

Location: 220 Gadsden Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35235

Contact: Website | Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Call | Apply

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