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National Strategy for Suicide Prevention, NSSP Coordinator in Augusta, ME at KEPRO

Date Posted: 6/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Augusta, ME
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  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
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Job Description

Since 1985, KEPRO has helped more than 20 million members lead healthier lives through clinical expertise, integrity and compassion. KEPRO was founded by physicians and clinical expertise is at the core of our organization. We are a leading quality improvement and care management organization. We offer innovative and outcomes-focused solutions to reduce the unnecessary use of health care resources and optimize the quality of care for public and commercial clients. KEPRO’s tailored programs maximize members’ quality of life, and realize greater cost savings for members and clients alike. KEPRO is on a journey to transform medical management and to develop customized solutions tailored to our client’s specific business requirements, while improving the quality of life for patients, reducing costs, and achieving return on investments for our clients. Our approach to medical management is holistic and compassionate and is coordinated around a patient’s entire healthcare experience.

National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (NSSP) Coordinator

  • Provide support to the “Cooperative Agreement to Implement the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (NSSP) Grant”, including:
  • Ensuring implementation of NSSP required deliverables, as approved by the SAMHSA;
  • Overseeing progress on NSSP project objectives and activities, including timely completion of work plan goals and milestones;
  • Engaging all project partners, State, and local stakeholders to ensure communication regarding NSSP project responsibilities, including, scheduling meetings, presenting progress reports, and responding to partners’ needs and concerns;
  • Monitoring performance of funded providers, including, assuring that all provider’s complete deliverables in a timely and high-quality manner;
  • Assisting with development of annual work plans, contracts, and deliverables for the NSSP Project and funded providers; and
  • Participating in all communication with federal fund sources, including, required calls, reports, and grantee meetings.
  • Collect and report all required data elements for NSSP project performance measures and local evaluation, including:
  • Assisting in creating data collection and performance evaluation tools and systems;
  • Monitoring provider submissions of required performance measure data for timeliness, accuracy, and completeness
  • Assisting providers in quality improvement of data collection, as necessary;
  • Submitting all required data and reports to federal funders promptly and accurately; and
  • Adjusting project timelines and deliverables based on performance measure data and evaluation findings.
  • Oversee activities to strengthen collaborations and shared protocols among hospitals, emergency rooms, and regional crisis service providers by:
  • Conducting focus groups to identify successful collaboration models and potential gaps in services;
  • Developing model protocols and discharge plans to increase collaboration and communication; and
  • Facilitating and provide technical assistance.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in public health, health education, education, or related field; and
  • At least one (1) year experience in project management, survey administration, and/or data analysis, including:
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse project partners, consumers, and health and behavioral health providers.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to communicate professionally both verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge and skill in the management of data-driven projects, monitoring progress towards deliverables, and supervising local partners.
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, implement, and manage multiple activities at once.
  • Ability to gather, synthesize, and summarize a variety of information from many sources.
  • Knowledge of contract and grant management.
  • Experience developing communication materials, including, flyers, brochures, booklets, etc.


KEPRO offers challenging careers, excellent benefits and opportunities for advancement.  For consideration, please submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Only those candidates identified for an interview will be contacted. No Phone Calls Please.  Visit our website at for more information on the KEPRO Family of Companies.  

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