Tamekia Hayes, PA - C
Adv. Practice Director

Advanced Practice Providers are found throughout Huntsville Hospital Health System – from emergency departments and operating rooms to primary and specialty care clinics. Working under the supervision of a physician, these highly-skilled medical professionals provide physical exams, order lab work and other tests, prescribe medications and help patients manage chronic health problems like diabetes.

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) & Physician Assistant (PA)

Working collaboratively with our physicians, Nurse Practitioners provide a full range of primary, acute and specialty health care services. Physician Assistants are critical members of the health care team who assist physicians in our operating rooms and clinics.
For CRNP and PA career opportunities with Huntsville Hospital Health System, click here.

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

Huntsville Hospital is looking for exceptional CRNAs to staff the state-of-the-art operating rooms in our new Orthopedic & Spine Tower. We offer flexible schedules, excellent pay and competitive benefits. If you are an RN looking to take the next step in your health care career, we partner with UAB and Texas Christian University to provide CRNA clinical training at our hospitals. For more information on our CRNA training program, click here. For CRNA career opportunities with Huntsville Hospital Health System, click here.

CRNA Schedule & Call Details

Throughout our campuses, we offer the optimal work-life balance for nurse anesthetist practice.


<b>Tuition Assistance</b>

Tuition Assistance

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

<b>Earn While you Learn</b>

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!

<b>Nurse Residency Program</b>

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

<b>Shared Governance</b>

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

<b>Clinical Recognition</b>

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.

<b>Education & Training</b>

Education & Training

Huntsville Hospital provides year-round continuing education, simulation labs, 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.