Grandview Medical Center
Location BIRMINGHAM, AL (Grandview Medical Center)
Department Adult Mental Health
Field Psychological/Social Svcs
Performs biopsychosocial assessments of behavioral health patients presenting to the hospital setting, including patients having complex psychosocial, mental health, or chemical dependency conditions. Determines whether patient meets admission criteria for inpatient hospitalization, and arranges such admission if appropriate. Facilitates and coordinates development of an outpatient discharge plan of care for high risk patient populations. Works with Behavioral Health nursing leadership to manage admissions, discharges, and transfers to maintain throughput of psychiatric patients throughout the hospital. Receives referrals of individuals who are of an at-risk population from case managers, staff nurses, team members, physicians, and external referral sources. Candidates with a background in either clinical social work or psychiatric nursing may apply.
Nursing: Minimum of ADN or BSN nursing degree from an accredited school of nursing required. Social Work: Master’s degree in social work from a CSWE accredited school of social work required.
Grandview Medical Center, a 434-bed regional referral center and tertiary-care facility, is located in Birmingham, Ala., and is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Grandview Medical Center offers programs and services in all medical and surgical areas, including Cardiology, Oncology, Neurology, Women's Health, Mental Health, Digestive Diseases, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine and Rehab, Sports Medicine and Emergency Care. There are more than 600 physicians on the Grandview medical staff representing 30 specialties and subspecialties. The hospital has been named an accredited program for Metabolic and Bariatric surgery by ASMBS & ACS as well as an accredited chest pain center. Grandview Medical Center provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of any individual’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship, military status, disability, genetic information or any other protected class status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.