Employment Opportunities

The Bureau of Home and Community Services and its many Home Care subunits and offices throughout the state are always seeking qualified staff to provide care to our patients. Some of these opportunities include: Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Physical Therapist, and Home Health Aide.

Now Accepting Applications for Merit Positions

  • Home Care Service Nurse
  • Home Health Aide

Home Care Service Nurse

The Home Care Service Nurse positions are full-time permanent positions with the Alabama Department of Public Health. Positions are located throughout the state.

  • Home Care Services Nurse Classification: (40229)
  • Home Care Services Nurse Managers Classification: (40235)
  • Home Care Services Nurse Care Coordinator Classification: (40233)
  • Home Care Services Nurse Supervisor Classification: (40234)
  • Home Care Services Nurse Administrator Classification: (40238)

Salary Range: $42,496.80 - $93,446.40

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate’s Degree with or without experience, Bachelor’s Degree with or without experience through a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Nursing, Public Health, Public Administration, or Business Administration.
  • Possession of a license to practice professional nursing as issued by the Alabama Board of Nursing.
  • Applicants must include their license number on their application.
  • If your application states you have a college degree, The Alabama Department of Public Health requires documentation verifying possession of the degree prior to employment.
  • Overnight travel is required for some positions.

Home Health Aide

The Home Health Aide positions are full-time, permanent positions with the Alabama Department of Public Health. Positions are located throughout the state.

  • Home Health Aide Classification: (40111)

Salary Range: $20,779.20 - $29,371.20

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED, OR completion of the eleventh grade including one-year experience in a health care facility or providing health care to homebound patients, OR completion of the tenth grade including two years’ experience in a health care facility or providing health care to homebound patients.

Now Accepting Applications for Hourly Positions

  • Health Specialist
  • Nurse – Hourly

Health Specialist

The Health Specialist position is an hourly, conditional, no benefits position with the Department of Public Health. Individuals are appointed to this classification to serve on an at-will, part-time, as-needed basis. Individuals appointed to this classification do not serve a probationary period nor obtain permanent status; therefore, individuals do not have due process rights. This is non-professional work in providing supportive health services to patients and health care staff. Positions are located throughout the state.

  • Health Specialist: (40109)

Salary Range: $7.77 per hour - $14.05 per hour

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED

Nurse – Hourly

The Nurse – Hourly is an hourly, conditional, no benefits position with the Department of Public Health. Individuals are appointed to this classification to serve on an at-will, part-time, as-needed basis. Individuals appointed to this classification do not serve a probationary period nor obtain permanent status; therefore, individuals do not have due process rights. Positions are located throughout the state.

  • Registered Nurse: (40251)

Salary Range: $20.84 per hour - $31.58 per hour

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Nursing.
  • Alabama Professional Nursing License, in good standing, as issued by the Alabama Board of Nursing.
  • License number MUST be included on application.

These positions offer competitive compensation and benefits, as well as generous paid time off. For more information contact Choona Lang at (334) 206-5341, or e-mail choona.lang@adph.state.al.us.

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The Alabama Department of Public Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.





Page last updated: November 20, 2019