The principle role of the Suicide Prevention Case Manager is to coordinate and monitor services for Veterans designated as high risk for suicide and respond to referrals for the Veteran Crisis Line. The determination of risk level is based on clinical evaluation and assessment of a Veteran by an appropriate behavioral health care provider.Learn more about this agency
- Assuring that all Veterans assigned to the facility high risk monitoring list are being followed for a time period not less than 90 days following hospitalization, or 90 days from the date of assignment to the high risk list.
- Contacting and collaborating with the Veteran's primary mental health providers to coordinate monitoring activities, track appointments, and coordinate enhanced care as needed.
- Responding to consults from the Veterans Crisis Line.
- Assisting with REACH VET program coordination and case management.
- Assisting with outreach to community resources such as VSO's and other community groups to assure that they are aware of how to recognize Veterans at risk for suicide and their options for getting these Veterans assistance.
- Assisting with provision of on-going Guide Training program (Operation SAVE) for new employees and non-clinical frontline staff such as clerks and telephone operators as needed to assure that they are aware of options for patients with whom they come in contact during crisis situations.
- Timely and accurate documentation, using appropriate notes and templates as defined within the facility Suicide Prevention Program as well as Mental Health Service.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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