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Clinician - Developmental Disabilities Crisis Prevention and Court Services Team

Do you have a master’s degree (or higher) in a direct clinical practice human services field? Would you like to make a difference in the health and safety of Idahoans and have an impact on your community? Are you looking for a position with training opportunities and an excellent benefits package? If this sounds like a good fit to you, we are seeking applicants for a Clinician on our Developmental Disabilities Crisis Prevention and Court Services team in the Southeast Idaho region.

The Division of Family and Community Services (FACS) is seeking a Clinician to join the Developmental Disabilities Crisis Prevention and Court Services Team in the East hub. This position can be located in the Pocatello or Idaho Falls office with options for a hybrid telework schedule. This position will provide assessment, multifaceted rehabilitative services to clients and families, and staff consultation. If this sounds like a good fit to you, we are seeking applicants for a Clinician on our Developmental Disabilities Crisis Prevention and Court Services team in the Southeast Idaho region.

We are seeking applicants who have experience providing crisis services in correctional, hospital, institutional, and community based settings of both voluntary and involuntary clients.
Some travel will be required throughout eastern Idaho and annually to Boise with possibly some overnight.

Benefit Information:

We offer a competitive benefits package to eligible employees which includes:

  • excellent medical, dental and vision insurance-employee only coverage for PPO $65/month for medical and vision & $11.00/month for dental 
  • generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start 
  • 11 paid holidays a year 
  • paid parental leave
  • participation in PERSI - one of the Nation's best state retirement systems (the state currently contributes 11.94% of gross wages to an employee’s PERSI account)
  • multiple savings plans, optional 401K, and optional 457
  • basic life insurance for employee and family 
  • employee covered at one times annual salary
  • spouse covered at $10,000
  • child covered at $5,000
  • wellness programs 
  • ongoing training opportunities 
  • an opportunity for student loan forgiveness  
  • and more!

Our generous benefits package increases the total compensation of a full-time (benefits eligible) Clinician making $26.33/hour to an estimated $37.60/hour.

If you have previously applied for Clinician and wish to be considered for the current vacancy, you must reapply under this announcement. Previous scores will not be used. 
The Idaho Department of Health & Welfare is a drug-free workplace. Any applicant offered employment in this position at the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test in addition to completing a criminal history background investigation. Employment is dependent upon satisfactory results of the investigation. 

Example of Duties

  • Applies clinical skills to assess client and family needs and formulates assessment and therapeutic recommendations to ameliorate risk factors
  • Designs, implements, and directs clinical therapies and rehabilitation programs
  • Provides clinical case management services
  • Evaluates treatment effectiveness and client/family outcomes
  • Provides emergency, crisis intervention
  • Presents assessment results to multidisciplinary team and participates in treatment planning
  • Provides forensic services including but not limited to court ordered evaluations
  • Coordinates program with other service providers and community organizations
  • Provides client, family, and community education services
  • Serves as a designated examiner and dispositioner 
  • May design/implement training; may supervise other staff

Minimum Qualifications

You must possess all the minimum qualifications listed below to pass the exam for this position. Click on the Questions tab associated with this announcement for the details regarding minimum qualification requirements. The Supplemental Questions on the application are the exam questions. Please make sure your resume supports your answers. Failure to do this may result in not passing the exam and disqualify you from being considered for this position.

  • A Master's Degree (or higher) in a direct clinical practice Human Services field is required for this position. (Master's degree in social work, psychology, marriage and family counseling, marriage and family therapy, psychosocial rehabilitation counseling, psychiatric nursing, or very closely related field of study.)
  • This position requires licensure in one of following: Licensed Masters Social Worker (LMSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC), Licensed Pastoral Counselors (LPAS), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors (LCPC), and Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists (LMFT). For licensure information please contact the Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licenses at or (208)334-3233.

Supplemental Information

Additional Qualifications: Are not required; however, having the minimum qualifications and the experience and/or education below will increase your score.

  1. Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities. Gained by at least one year of related professional experience. 
  2. Some knowledge of court procedures and practices. Gained by completion of related college course work or at least one year of professional experience that required working with court systems. 
  3. Good knowledge of mental health and developmental disability social services/support services. Gained by at least one year of related professional experience that required knowledge of available resources and services. 

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Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources at (208) 334-2263.

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.