Job Category: Administration

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Location: AL-Athens

Facility Type: Long-Term Acute Care

Shift Type (Clinical Positions): Day Shift


We offer our employees much more than just a job in the healthcare industry. We offer unique career opportunities for people who are called to make a healing difference in the lives of others and desire to be part of a team that makes a difference each day for our patients. We invite you to join our team and share your gifts and talents. Market competitive pay rates and benefits are offered by North Alabama Specialty Hospital in Athens, Alabama.

North Alabama Specialty Hospital is part of the AMG Integrated Healthcare Management Hospital System – a Top-5 Post-Acute Care Hospital System. Our mission is an unyielding commitment to Patients, People, and the Pursuit of Healing. We believe our employees are the asset and heart of our organization. We are located in the heart of Athens on the 2nd floor of Athens Limestone Hospital.

North Alabama Specialty Hospital is seeking an Assistant Chief Clinical Officer (ACCO) Full Time. The Assistant Chief Clinical Officer is a member of the administrative team of our hospital and as such participates in decision-making, policy determination, and planning and operations of the hospital. She/he has the responsibility for the management of all nursing practices. The Assistant Chief Clinical Officer must have knowledge of current theoretical approaches to delivering nursing care and strategies for examining and applying relevant concepts and current leadership, management, and performance improvement concepts and the ability to participate in developing and implementing strategies to address opportunities for improving nursing care.

This position holds the responsibility for Quality, Infection Control and Employee Health. She/He is responsible for the identification, investigation, reporting, prevention and control of healthcare associated infections (HAIs) among patients and personnel. By authority of the Infection Control Committee, she/he may institute collection of cultures and initiate appropriate isolation precautions. She/He is responsible for assisting with in-service programs related to infection prevention and control. Concerning Employee Health, he/she is responsible for attending to all employee work related injuries and recommending appropriate action, as well as communicating with the risk manager any trends in the workplace. He/she is also responsible for pre-employment medical screening tests, as well as annual recurring screens. Also, he/she serves as a liaison to the worker’s compensation carrier for our hospital. He/she is responsible for development and implementation of the hospital’s Utilization Review plan.

Join our dynamic team and enjoy a career where you can make a difference with North Alabama Specialty Hospital!

Full-Time employees are offered a comprehensive package is offered including competitive pay, bonus or tuition reimbursement, direct deposit, medical insurance, dental insurance, long term disability insurance, life insurance, AD&D insurance, vision insurance, multiple voluntary insurance options, paid holidays, paid vacation time, paid sick time, optional credit union membership, cellular discount options, free uniform scrub after 90 days of employment, and 401(k) retirement plan with company contribution. In addition, mileage reimbursement at the standard rate for anyone traveling over 30 miles to work during the Public Health Emergency (PHE) by payroll period will be paid.

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Job Requirements

  • Current Alabama Registered Nurse Licensure in good standing.
  • Demonstrated leadership and management ability with a minimum of three to five years’ experience in nursing administration.
  • Current ACLS
  • Current BLS
  • Minimum three (3) year experience in a supervisory position in healthcare or one (1) to three (3) years in infection control.
  • Member of the Association of Practitioners of Infection Control and Epidemiology preferred.
  • Working knowledge of microbiology, Epidemiology, infectious diseases, aseptic techniques and current practices.
  • A minimum of one-year experience in utilization review.
  • Basic computer knowledge.

About Us

North Alabama Specialty Hospital, located in Athens, Alabama is an acute care hospital that specializes in the management of complex medical needs.

Our mission is to return patients to their optimal level of well-being in the least restrictive medical environment. We accomplish this through a multi-disciplined approach that includes aggressive clinical and therapeutic interventions, as well as family involvement. Our high staff-to-patient ratio ensures individualized attention. Our nurses, therapists, and physicians work with each patient to obtain the best possible outcomes.

North Alabama Specialty Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.