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SUICIDE PREVENTION PROJECT COORDINATOR
Job Code:2022-MH-044
Location:CLINIC
Preferred Experience:Some Experience Required
Minimum Experience:
Job Category:Regular Full Time
  
Come work for Marimn Health - voted one of the Best Places to Work in the Inland Northwest in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 AND 2022 and Modern Healthcare's Family Friendliest Employer in 2020! Fantastic benefits, flexible schedules, paid holidays and ability to choose vacation times!

Please note that this position is in Plummer, ID. Carpool opportunities are available.

QUALIFICATIONS: This is an exempt position, serving Indian and non-Indian patients/clientele.  Associate’s degree in related specialty required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Five (5) years’ work experience in public and/or mental health required. Prior experience or collaboration with mental health care, substance use disorder, crisis intervention/response, and/or suicide prevention preferred. Prior experience working with Native American tribes preferred.  A minimum of 5 years proven successful experience handling time-sensitive and confidential matters. Demonstrated experience in successful program promotion preferred. Excellent project management, organizational, and presentation skills are a must.  Two years of case management experience preferred. Must demonstrate ability to set healthy community priorities.  Must have excellent interpersonal skills in a mixed culture context and be comfortable screening for suicide risk and assisting with safety planning/reducing access to lethal means.  Must be able to establish and maintain supportive working relationships with team, the public, service groups, facility users, and community stakeholders. Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint. This is a grant funded position: 9/2020 through 9/2025. Continuation of this position beyond the initial grant period is subject to continued funding.

ADA ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Hearing: within normal limits with or without use of corrective hearing devices.
  • Vision: adequate to read 12-point type with or without use of corrective lenses.
  • Must be able to verbally interact with staff, clients and public.
  • Manual dexterity of hands/fingers for writing and computer input.
  • Able to lift up to 80 lbs., (e.g., members, with assistance)
  • Standing/walking 50% of the day.
  • Sitting 50% of the day.
  • Pushing up to 60 lbs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with Marimn Health Center Leadership Team to develop Zero Suicide project plan, set milestones, reinforce expectations, and assign tasks, monitor and report on progress.
  • Research best practices and lessons learned to achieve improvement in health care delivery systems, processes, and outcomes.
  • Consistently promote a positive, professional image of Marimn Health Center at all times, and provide consistent high-quality customer service.Demonstrate positive, effective communication skills and interactions with theemployees, members, volunteers, community members, other agencies and organizations.
  • Lead the development of the community crisis response system, suicide prevention initiatives, QPR trainings, gathering and reporting all required data and remain within budget.
  • Work with Marimn Health Center Leadership Team to manage and schedule the Zero Suicide Leadership Team and other grant projects in conjunction with events and activities.
  • Demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills, including the ability to collect, retrieve, integrate, analyze, and use data and information, and compare and evaluate possible actions or courses of conduct based upon such analysis.
  • Monitors those patients vulnerable to suicide identified through data collection for follow-up and continuity of care across Marimn Health Center.
  • Maintains the Suicide Care Pathway and provides case management, supportive contact, and resource navigation to patients on the pathway, especially during transitions in levels of care or elevation in suicide risk level.
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of, and comply with, Marimn Health Center policies and procedures.
  •  The Suicide Prevention Project Coordinator will provide an overall orientation and support to set mental health, substance use disorder and suicide prevention priorities; develop community action plans; take action on the priorities and evaluate results.
  • Responsible for implementing activities as outlined in grant funding.
  • Continuous monitoring and coordination of all grant activities
  • Communicates the purpose, priorities and objectives of the Zero Suicide Project and related grants to the community and stakeholders.
  • Facilitates Zero Suicide Project meetings.
  • Works with the Community entities to promote project/activities through such resources as community radio, newspaper interviews, or speaking at local events.
  • Provides or coordinates necessary training to Marimn Health and Community to enhance the promotion of suicide prevention, mental health, and substance use disorder initiatives.
  • Ensures collaboration with community or regional partners to ensure effective communication and successful project outcomes.
  • Acts as a contact and ensures that individuals, community agencies and groups are aware of the available resources to deliver and participate in mental health and substance use disorder activities.
  • Development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure that Marimn and community partners are providing evidence based suicide safe patient care to the community
  • Partnership development with multiple health serving agencies across the region.
  • Works with Grants and Finance Departments to ensure proper management and administration of grant funds.
  • Familiar with and abides by grant procurement and other federal requirements as outlined in Notices of Award.
  • Maintains proper documentation for the approval and administration Behavioral Health grant funds.
  • Management of all federal reporting requirements; including but not limited to, continuation applications, carry-over requests, quarterly reports, semi-annual reports, annual reports, and no-cost extension requests
  • Provides regular reports to Marimn Health Leadership Team and Health Board on progress of Behavioral Health Grant activities including objectives, strategies, and issues.
  • Works with Grants Manager to complete required reporting.
  • Disseminate information and findings related to the Zero Suicide Project to the community and other stakeholders as necessary.
  • Ensure that client level data and infrastructure indicators are collected, reported, monitored and submitted to the federal SAMHSA’s Performance Accountability and Reporting System on a quarterly basis.
  • Performs other duties that may be necessary and in the best interest of the organization or as assigned.
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