Having a top-notch clinical support team is a big reason why U.S. News & World Report named us North Alabama’s best hospital and No. 2 in the state. Our clinical technicians and aides help physicians, nurses and advanced practice providers ensure that patients receive great care as well as friendly service. Providing clinical support in a dynamic environment like Huntsville Hospital, Madison Hospital or Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children can also be a springboard to a lucrative career in nursing.
Clinical technicians are valued members of the patient care team. They draw blood samples, monitor patients’ heart rhythms, run sophisticated imaging equipment, prepare operating rooms for surgery – and much more. For some positions, a special certification may be required. Interested in a career as a surgical, imaging or pharmacy technician? Good news – we offer all the education and clinical training you’ll need at our downtown campus. For current technician opportunities in our Health System, click here. 
Entry-level clinical aide and assistant positions are ideal for anyone with a heart for helping people. Aides help nurses with important tasks like checking vital signs, changing bandages, collecting specimens for testing and transporting patients for procedures. Get started on your new career with our free patient care aide training program. For current aides/assistants opportunities in our Health System, click here.


Huntsville Hospital Health System is looking for exceptional people to make a difference throughout our hospitals, primary and specialty care clinics, laboratories, pharmacies, imaging centers, surgical and outpatient services. Your career with us will be never boring and rewarding.

Patient Care Aide Program

Patient care aides work side by side with physicians, nurses and other health care professionals. Huntsville Hospital offers a program with all the classroom and clinical training you need to begin your journey as a patient care aide This entry-level position is a great way to explore your potential in a dynamic health care setting. Many patient care aides become licensed practical nurses or registered nurses. From there, you can pursue a lucrative career as a certified nurse practitioner or certified registered nurse anesthetist. To get started in your new career, visit >>

10-week paid Pharmacy Technician Program

Pharmacy technicians work directly with pharmacists to safely and accurately dispense medications. This entry-level position is one of the fastest-growing jobs in the medical sector and can serve as a launching pad to a lucrative pharmacy career. Huntsville Hospital offers a paid, 10-week pharmacy technician training program combining classroom instruction with practical experience. Program graduates who pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam typically go right to work in one of our hospital or retail pharmacies. To get started in your new career as a pharmacy technician, visit >>

6-month paid Surgical Technologist Program

Surgical technologists are key members of the surgical team. They help set up the operating room, create and maintain the surgical sterile field, pass instruments supporting the surgeon and providers in a surgery, and much more. Huntsville Hospital has a growing need for surgical assistants to work in a variety of specialized surgical areas as well as in our new, state-of-the-art Orthopedic & Spine Tower. This entry-level position is a perfect introduction to a career in the booming surgical field. This 6-month program trains you for success, while being paid . To launch your exciting new career as a surgical technologist, visit >> 

6-month paid Perioperative Nursing Program

Perioperative nurses are registered nurses who are trained to provide care to patients before, during, and after surgery. Our six-month Perioperative 101 Program is taught at the Huntsville Hospital’s downtown campus; focusing on the role of the circulator in the OR. The circulator’s role in the surgical team is to manage the operating room environment, which includes being the patient’s advocate, collaborating and communicating with the surgical team, and ensuring a safe environment of care for the patient. Some of their duties include documenting surgical counts and handling specimens appropriately. For more information, visit >>

2-Year Associate Degree Radiography Program

Radiologic Technologists, also known as radiographers, perform medical exams using x-rays to create images of the body that are interpreted by a doctor for diagnosis. Radiographers can specialize in many areas including MRI, CT, Mammography, Bone Densitometry, and Interventional Radiography. Advanced certifications and degree opportunities exist within the imaging sciences. Huntsville Hospital's accredited School of Radiologic Technology provides all the education and clinical training you need to get started in your new career. For more information, visit >>