Nurse Managed Clinics


Bessemer Neighborhood Health Center

Bessemer Neighborhood Health Center


The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing partners with Aletheia House, one of Alabama’s largest providers of substance abuse treatment, substance abuse/HIV prevention, employment and housing to low-income individuals, to provide staffing and medical services at the Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Bessemer Neighborhood Health Center. The School's faculty provide quality, affordable health care for community members in need, especially the homeless population. The clinic provides primary care, mental health care and medication assisted treatment (Suboxone therapy), for patients ages 14 and older.
Questions about coordination, patient care, or consultation? Contact Sonya Bumpers at 205.428.2810.
Questions about grants or referrals? Contact Melanie Baucom at 205.428.2810.

Appointments

Appointments are recommended.
Walk-ins are welcomed.

Hours of Operation

Bessemer Neighborhood Health Center
Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The Foundry Rescue & Recovery Mission
Monday and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Contact Info

Phone: (205) 428-2810
Fax: (205) 428-2961
E-mail: SON-Foundry@uab.edu




HRTSA Heart Failure Clinic

HRTSA Heart Failure Clinic


Born from an academic-practice partnership, the Heart FailuRe Transitional Care Services for Adults (HRTSA) Clinic is a nurse-managed interprofessional collaborative clinic for underserved patients with a diagnosis of heart failure.

Mission: To provide guideline directed care and education to underserved patients with heart failure and their caregivers in an interprofessional collaborative practice across care transitions.

Interprofessional Team: Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Leader, Social Workers, Registered Nurse, Patient Care Technician, Collaborating Physician, Behavioral Health Services, Pharmacist, Health Professions and Public Health

Transitional Care Model: The HRTSA Clinic provides services across the care continuum by seeing patients in the hospital, clinic, and home.

Referral:

Patients must have a diagnosis of heart failure and be underserved.

Clinic Hours:

Monday through Friday:
8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Contact Info:

Phone: (205) 934-6500
Fax: (205) 934-6470
Email: HRSAHF@uabmc.edu




PATH Clinic

PATH (Providing Access to Healthcare) Clinic


Under the direction of Michele Talley, PhD, ACNP-BC, FAANP, the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing partners with UAB Medicine to operate the nurse-managed PATH (Providing Access to Healthcare) Clinic in the Community Health Services (CH20) Building at UAB. This collaborative effort, a continuation of the PATH Clinic formerly located at M-POWER Ministries, utilizes an interprofessional, team-based model to provide diabetes care at no cost to an uninsured medically underserved population discharged from UAB Hospital. Services provided include nurse practitioner visits, physician visits, optometry, nutrition, mental health, physical therapy and assistance in obtaining needed medications at the lowest possible cost. This clinic also provides opportunities for students from a variety of disciplines to learn in an innovative interprofessional model of care.

Current patients:

For medical issues between 8:30am & 4:00pm Monday - Friday, call (205) 209-6010.
For scheduling issues, call (205) 996-0153.

Hours of Operation:

Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Diabetes patients being discharged from UAB hospital:

Appointments are made by hospital social workers/case managers using the PATH process found in the IMPACT/IDX system. The new process is being launched in August 2019. In the interim, UAB Hospital social workers and others who wish to make a referral should call (205) 996-0153 for more information or to obtain a referral form.

Contact Info:

Community Health Services Building, Room 235F
930 20th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35205

Phone: (205) 996-0153

Former M-POWER patients:

Contact Yashas Srivatsan at (205) 996-0153 to resume care if still eligible.

Parking:

Parking is to the side of the building and is free. Street parking may also be available.