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 Local Recovery Coordinator (LRC) is a GS-12, advance practice social worker assigned within the Mental Health Service Line. The LRC assists in implementation of policies and procedures from the National Recovery Coordinator (NRC) and facilitates implementation of recovery oriented services in Mental Health programs. These duties include educating providers, other VA staff, Veterans, and their families/caregivers on recovery and evaluation of implementation efforts. The Local Recovery Coordinator's (LRC) work consists of administrative functions 75% and direct clinical care provision 25% of the time. The LRC reports to the Associate Chief of Staff, Mental Health Service Line. The responsibilities of the LRC include, but are not limited to: Develops, implements, and evaluates a coordinated system wide approach to the provision of recovery oriented services for Veterans experiencing mental illness and their families or caregivers. Develops, implements and evaluates an ongoing education plan for providers and staff. Develops and implements the ongoing system education plan for Veterans and families to ensure access to recovery oriented services within the VA and the community. Coordinating and supporting the local Consumer Councils. Provides support, consultation and supervision to the NF/SGVHS peers support program and peer specialists. Provides recovery oriented specialized treatment, group, individual, and family, to Veterans experiencing mental illness. Works as an advocate for patient centered, recovery oriented, coordinated care. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): Eligible *See "Summary" section above for more details. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 598983200
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