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Working at AEL

American Esoteric Laboratories (AEL), a Sonic Healthcare Company, is a community-based leader in laboratory medicine dedicated to provide quality care, innovative solutions, and personal service.  AEL has serviced the medical community for more than 60 years with a strong community presence throughout the Mid-South encompassing Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.

AEL is the largest independent laboratory network in Tennessee and the Mid-South offering a broad spectrum of clinical laboratory services dedicated to provide accurate and diagnostically meaningful results.  AEL has an extensive test menu including hematology, clinical chemistry, coagulation studies, toxicology, cytology, histology, and comprehensive microbiology services.  AEL is committed to delivering personalized customer service to support clients.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to meet individual and family needs.  Health insurance packages can include:

  •  Medical Coverage
  •  Dental Coverage
  •  Vision Coverage

Our goal is to provide our employees with a competitive compensation package.  Insurance options can include:

  • Short-term and Long-term Disability
  • Employer Paid Term Life Insurance
  • Employee and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • 401(k)

AEL values the fundamental aspects of our employees' lives.  Other benefits provided include:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Holidays
  • Employer Assistance Plan (EAP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Extended Illness Bank


In order to apply for any open positions on our website applicants will need to register on WorkDay and create a username and password. Internal candidates will need to log into their WorkDay account to view open positions.

Yes, we encourage you to apply for any position in which you feel that you are qualified.  Please remember, that once you have created a profile and completed an application, you may use it to apply for any open positions that are posted.

Resumes and cover letters are accepted online only through your applicant profile.

When your profile is received, you will be sent an acknowledgement via e-mail.  You may log at any time to check the status of your application.  Phone calls in reference to application status will not be returned.

Once a position has been filled, all applicants for the position will be contacted via email notifying them that the position has been filled.

Due to the volume of applicants, we do not disclose the names of hiring managers.


Human Resources Contact Information


Ph: 901.432.8609  


Ph: 901.844.8696 

Payroll, Workers’ Compensation, and Leave

Ph: 901.432.8607


F: 901.844.8699