Why Work Here & Benefits

Who We Are

UAB Medicine is an academic medical center recognized worldwide as a center for innovation, research, and compassionate care that’s both patient- and family-centered. Here, you are empowered to lead and learn while delivering world-class health services and making a difference in the lives of others.

  • Alabama’s largest single-site employer
  • 22,000 employees
  • 1,200+ licensed beds
  • 200+ clinics
  • 12 speciality ICUs
  • Level IV Regional Neonatal ICU
  • Level I Trauma Center
  • NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Comprehensive Transplant Institute
  • Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • Baby-Friendly Hospital
  • ANCC Magnet Recognition® for nursing excellence

Why Choose UAB Medicine

Benefits & Perks

You care for patients. We care for you. As a UAB Medicine employee, we care about you and support you in furthering your talents, education, and skills. We offer competitive and comprehensive benefit packages designed to support the diverse needs of all our employees. These packages include:

*The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program is a federal program run by the Department of Education that can be terminated or altered at any time.

Our Mission, Vision & Core Values

To provide life-changing care.

To be the leader in improving the health and lives of all we serve.

UAB Medicine is committed to providing quality health care and compassionate service to every patient, every time, regardless of their individual differences or circumstances. Our academic medical center attracts patients from across the world who represent many cultures, religions, lifestyles, and economic backgrounds, so diversity and inclusion are cornerstones of the atmosphere we strive to maintain. For this and many other reasons, UAB Medicine established a set of Core Values that we instill in our employees as part of our never ending pursuit of excellence.

Career Growth

The size and scope of UAB Medicine offers virtually unlimited career paths, and we support you every step of the way. Whether serving patients and guests or managing technical or support functions, each of us makes a difference in the lives of those in our community, across the state, and beyond. No matter your role, UAB Medicine provides a venue to explore career paths, develop leadership skills, and accomplish lifelong goals.

Professional Development

Our commitment to support each individual starts with various professional development opportunities and pathways – both on-the-job and in the classroom. A range of training options from continuing education to computer classes to management courses are available for staff. Our academic medical center shares a campus with UAB’s thriving undergraduate and graduate schools, and employees who choose to continue their formal education use our Educational Assistance Program to receive 100% tuition assistance at UAB.

Employee Recognition

UAB Medicine recognizes the value of its people and focuses on reward and recognition in a variety of ways. From “on the spot” recognition in the workplace to annual service awards, UAB Medicine realizes the value of acknowledging a job well done.

Community Impact

We are a vibrant professional community spanning more than 90 city blocks, encompassing more than 250 buildings, including a world-renowned academic medical center and thriving undergraduate and graduate college campus. Beyond our commitment to medicine, we’re focused on making a difference in the lives of people in Birmingham, throughout Alabama, and around the globe. UAB creates a local economic impact of $12.1 billion annually, supports charity care for underserved populations in Birmingham and across the state, and our staff give back to the community through donations and volunteering.

We recognize that each role is vital to our mission, and our excellence extends to all who help make us who we are. We attract the best and brightest employees because we cultivate opportunities for them to fully realize their potential.

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