Idaho Division of Human Resources Clinician SBC 02.2021 in Boise, Idaho
Clinician SBC 02.2021
Clinician SBC 02.2021
$21.92 - $24.12 Hourly
Department of Correction
The Mission of the Idaho Department of Correction (https://www.idoc.idaho.gov/) is to create a model correctional system that provides equitable access to programming and opportunities that reflect a community experience, foster connections, and restore victims of crime.
Please note changes have been made to this exam to include the standards required for the Department's compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003.
Clinicians with the Idaho Department of Correction work inside correctional institutions/prisons and Probation & Parole District Offices around the state. These positions perform assessments, program assignments, and treatment referrals for offenders convicted of a felony. This announcement will be used for the South Boise Complex to include Idaho State Correctional Center (ISCC), Idaho State Correctional Institution (ISCI), South Boise Women's Correctional Center (SBWCC), South Idaho Correctional Institution (SICI) including the Pre-Release Center, and Idaho Maximum Security Institution (IMSI), in Boise Idaho.
If you have previously applied for Clinician at IDOC or any other agency and are interested in the current opening then you must re-apply under this announcement. Previous scores will not be used. Hiring lists may be created from open competitive, IDOC Department Promotional, or Statewide promotional applicants. The applications may also be used for future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months.
Note: The incumbent must have a Master's Degree in social work, psychology, psychosocial rehabilitation counseling, marriage and family counseling, marriage and family therapy, or a closely related field and possess licensure as a Licensed Masters Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor, or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor within 90 days from the date of hire.
We offer an excellent benefit package which includes medical insurance, retirement benefits, paid leave and holidays to name a few. On average, employer paid portions of these benefits is equivalent to 40% of the employee’s annual salary.
Excellent low-cost Health, Dental, Vision Insurance (https://ogi.idaho.gov/)
Participation in one of the nation's best state retirement systems PERSI Retirement (https://www.persi.idaho.gov/Members/base_plan.cfm)
Generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start
Ten paid holidays a year
Multiple savings plans, including an optional 401k & Deferred Compensation plans
Group Life Insurance/Disability Insurance/Supplemental Life Insurance (https://ogi.idaho.gov/life-disability/)
Employee Assistance Program
Wellness Program (https://www.idoc.idaho.gov/content/careers/employee_resources/wellness)
Example of Duties
Perform mental health assessment of offenders and determine the need for additional services and referral to psychiatric and treatment services, including Substance Use Co-occurring disorders
Perform assessment of offenders who verbalize or demonstrate suicidal behavior
Participate in treatment planning and delivery of individual and group counseling
Complete psychological reports for the Commission on Pardons and Parole; the Sex Offender Board; and various Courts
Provide crisis intervention
Conduct psychometric testing in the assessment of inmates
- 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.)
Must possess a current Idaho license as a Licensed Masters Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, or be license eligible within 90 days from the date of hire
Must be willing to work in a correctional facility and may include working non-traditional hours during evenings and/or weekends
Experience in the screening, assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and treatment of adults with substance abuse or co-occurring disorders
Experience developing and implementing treatment plans
Some knowledge and/or experience in assessing criminogenic risk and risk associated with substance abuse relapse
Current, or eligibility to obtain, clinical membership in the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA)
Experience treating, assessing or supervising sex offenders
To be hired, candidates will have a history and background supportive of department mission goals and will be subject to:
Completing a Background Investigation Questionnaire and pre-employment drug testing
Having a federal and state criminal background check to include fingerprints
Having a history of law-abiding behavior
Felonies, misdemeanors, illegal drug usage, DUI's, adverse driving convictions and employment history may make you ineligible for employment
Non-hiring restrictions are in place for candidates who:
Have been convicted of Domestic Violence or similar types of violent behaviors
Have a dishonorable discharge from military service
Currently are using, dealing or are associated with illegal drugs
Have close friends or relatives under IDOC care & custody where the vacancy exists
Are currently under IDOC supervision or probation (must be released from IDOC supervision or probation for at least one year)
Thank you for your interest in employment with Idaho Department of Correction!
OVERTIME NOTICE: At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation. Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources at (208) 334-2263.
*Benefits may not be applicable for temporary or seasonal positions.
IDOC - Do you possess a Master's degree, or higher, in social work, psychology, psychosocial rehabilitation counseling, marriage and family counseling, marriage and family therapy, or, a closely related field (with an emphasis on providing clinical-level human services)?
IDOC - . You must possess a current Idaho license as a Licensed Masters Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor, or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, or be license eligible within 90 days from the date of hire.
If you presently hold a current Idaho license in any of the required professions, provide your license number and the date of licensure.
If you hold a current license issued by another state, you must obtain an endorsement for an Idaho license or provide verification from the Occupational License Bureau confirming your eligibility for licensure prior to hire. The state of licensure, license type and license number must be provided.
If you are not currently licensed in Idaho or in another state but are license eligible in one of the required professions, you must provide verification from the Occupational License Bureau that you are scheduled to sit for licensure within 90 days.
Should you be invited to an interview you will be asked to supply a copy of your license or verification from the Occupational License Bureau at the time of the interview.
For licensure information please contact the Occupational License Bureau at: (208) 334-3233 OR email to:
firstname.lastname@example.org OR mailing address is: PO Box 83720-0063, Boise ID 83702, attention Marilyn or contact Debbie.Sexton@ibol.idaho.gov. The physical address is 700 W State St, Boise ID 83702.
Without the information indicated, your application will not be considered.
Are you willing to work non-traditional hours in a Correctional Facility providing program facilitation and case management services to offenders? (Non-traditional hours may include evenings, weekends and/or holidays.)
This is required for this position.
IDOC.Clinician - Extra Credit Extra Credit: Please choose the item that best describes your experience in the screening, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of adults with mental health disorders.
A. Applicant has at least 6 months counseling experience in these areas.
B. Applicant has at least one-year counseling experience in these areas.
C. Applicant has at least two years counseling experience in these areas.
D. Applicant has no experience
IDOC.Clinician - Extra Credit Extra Credit: Please choose the answer below that best describes your experience developing and implementing treatment plans.
A. Applicant has between 6 and 12 months experience in these areas.
B. Applicant has from 1-2 years experience directly related to this area.
C. Applicant has 2 or more years experience directly related to this area.
D. No Experience
IDOC.Clinician - Extra Credit : How many documented suicide risk assessments have you completed in the last three (3) years?
A. I have no experience or training working with suicide risk assessments
B. None documented, but I have received training
C. Up to five (5) documented
D. Over five (5) documented
IMPORTANT: You MUST add your customized resume to the space provided or you will fail this exam. Links will not be accepted. Your resume MUST support your answers provided in this exam. Inaccurate information may result in your removal from this register.
When referencing education, include all relevant course numbers, titles and credits awarded. For experience, include all relevant position titles, dates of employment (mm/yyyy-mm/yyyy or -pres), and description of work performed. For training, include hours spent training.
Emphasize your education, experience, and training directly related to the exam questions. For education or training, list the title and course number (if available), dates, number of classroom hours (or days) and/or credits, with a brief description of the content. For experience, list the title of your job(s), the months and/or years held, and the name of the employer(s) where you worked in this capacity.
PLEASE NOTE: Any special formatting such as underlines, tabs, bolding, indenting, numbering and bullets in your resume will be removed when you copy and paste it from WORD into the space below - this is OK! We are only interested in the content.
IDOC.PREA Have you engaged in sexual abuse in a prison, jail, lockup, community confinement facility, juvenile facility, or other institution (as defined in 42 U.S.C. 1997)
Please reference the PREA Definition of Sexual Abuse which can be found at https://www.idoc.idaho.gov/content/careers/PREA_Sexual_Abuse_Definition
IDOC.PREA Have you been convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse?
IDOC.PREA Have you been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse?
IDOC.PREA Have you ever participated in incidents of sexual harassment involving offenders?
Please reference the PREA Definition of Sexual Harassment available at https://www.idoc.idaho.gov/content/careers/PREA_sexual_harassment_definition
How did you find out about this position?
State of Idaho
304 North 8th Street
Boise, Idaho, 83720
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