This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more The Suicide Prevention Coordinator will facilitate suicide prevention strategies at the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System (NF/SGVHS). This advanced practice licensed social worker must use a high level of skills to develop and implement local and national protocols for Veterans at increased risk for suicide, including the tracking and monitoring of high-risk patients, responding to referrals, case managing care, conducting VA and community outreach activities, and providing education and support to VA staff. The incumbent must be skilled in presenting verbally and in writing to a wide range of internal and external customers at various organizations. The incumbent must be skilled in Microsoft Office programs, such as Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams, and Outlook. The incumbent must have expertise in the execution of data management and evaluation. The incumbent is required to travel to other sites within the NF/SGVHS frequently. The incumbent will exercise mature professional judgment and use a wide range of clinical skills. The incumbent will attend and participate in administrative and clinical staff meetings and exemplify team qualities. The incumbent will comply with all policies and regulations of the Department of Veterans Affairs. The incumbent will participate in the student training program, new employee orientation and serve on the facility, VISN, and national committees and workgroups. The incumbent will be required to report to meetings and special events in person as directed by the supervisor. The incumbent must understand the virtual work setting and build positive relationships with team members, internal and external stakeholders. The position may be telework eligible for a self-motivated individual with the appropriate telework location.
Internal Number: 599688100
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Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.