Hill Crest Behavioral Health Services is the only freestanding, full-service psychiatric hospital in the Birmingham Area.Â It draws on a rich tradition while staying on the cutting edge of new developments in treating psychiatric illness and enhancing mental health.Â We treat mental illness, emotional problems, and adults with chemical dependency.
Hill Crest BHS currently has a part-time, House Supervisor position available. The House Supervisor is responsible for ensuring the overall efficient operation of the facility during his/her shift. He/she serves in a consultant capacity to the Registered Nurse of each unit, helping to solve clinical/personnel problems as needed. Further responsibilities include serving as a bridge between nursing and other disciplines/departments in dealing with immediate situations and, in collaboration with the Referral Department, facilitating appropriate utilization of hospital services by physicians and patients. The House Supervisor assists in providing direct care to patients as needed.
DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Assists the unit nurse in problem solving efforts. Provides clinical back up on units as needed. Assists in scheduling and facilitating of breaks, lunches, etc.
Staffs personnel to ensure proper coverage according to patient acuity and census.
Identifies problems of department concern and discusses with the Nurse Manager for potential suggestions and solutions to the issue(s).
Participates in chart audits as needed.
Directs activities in emergency situationsÂ in conjunction with hospital administration.
Completes pre-admission assessments on walk-in patients and potential admissions as needed; performs intake/assessment duties as designated and does so appropriately.
Serves as a liaison with physicians to ensure requests/concerns are handled in a satisfactory manner; maintains a good working relationship with all hospital staff.Â Interfaces with members of the community and facilitates transmission of information.