Social Worker Program Coord. (Community Engagement and Partnership Coord)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Aurora, Colorado
Internal Number: 613168100
The Eastern Colorado Health Care System, Mental Health Service Line is currently recruiting for two (2) Social Worker Program Coordinator (CEPC) at the Rocky Mountain VA Medical Center, Aurora, Colorado. NOTE: The ideal candidate will have experience with community engagement, coalition building, and providing subject matter expert consultation to individuals/agencies related to mental health. The Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention (OMHSP) in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is responsible for providing strategic guidance directed toward improving the quality of mental health care for over one and a half million Veterans nation-wide. The Suicide Prevention Program (SPP) is focused upon the full implementation of VA's National Strategy for Preventing Veteran Suicide (2018) and the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense (VA/DoD) Clinical Practice Guideline for Assessment and Management of Patients at Risk for Suicide. SPP leads the implementation of VA's public health approach to suicide prevention (SP 2.0) which encompasses both community-based prevention strategies and clinically-based interventions. SP 2.0 CEPC positions focus upon connecting, developing, and coordinating suicide prevention efforts at the Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN), state, and federal level. The Community Engagement and Partnerships Coordinator (CEPC) serves as a content matter expert for community-based suicide prevention and facilitates integration of suicide prevention education throughout the community. The CEPC supports community capacity development for suicide prevention by organizing community partners and coalitions to implement suicide prevention programs aimed at reducing Veteran suicide at the community, state, and Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) levels. The CEPC serves as a content matter expert for suicide prevention and facilitates integration of suicide prevention education throughout the community by developing and organizing community partners and coalitions aimed at reducing Veteran suicide at the state and Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) level. The CEPC is a subject matter expert (SME) in state and local community suicide prevention resources and education connections. The CEPC promotes a public health approach to suicide prevention. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:20 pm Compressed/Flexible: Yes for highly qualified individuals Telework: Yes for highly qualified individuals Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:Social Worker Program Coord. (Community Engagement and Partnership Coord)/PD52105O and PD521050 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.