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Posted: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 11:41 AM

**The Mission of the Idaho Department of Correction is to protect the public, our staff, and those within our custody and supervision through safety, accountability, partnership and providing opportunities for offender change**
**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. You must complete both exams attached to this announcement to be considered for this position.**
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 to fill the current opening at the Idaho Correctional Institution (ICIO), in Orofino.
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.
* Medical, Dental, Vision and Life and Disability insurance benefits with premiums at competitive rates
* PERSI Retirement
* Paid vacation and sick leave
* 10 paid holidays
* Optional 401K and Deferred Compensation plans
* Wellness Program
* Employee Assistance Program
* Benefits Summary
* 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
* Facilitate multi-disciplinary treatment team meetings
* A Master's Degree (or higher) in a Human Services field is required for this position. (Master's degree in social work, psychology, marriage and family counseling, marriage and family therapy, 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 supervising staff in a professional setting
* 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)
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
* Are currently under IDOC supervision or probation (must be released from IDOC supervision or probation for at least one year)
1. Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) - In compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003, we are required to obtain certain information in the exam/interview process and consider specific information when making hiring and selection decisions for positions that have contact with inmates \"in a prison, jail, lockup, community confinement facility, juvenile facility, or other institution...\" The PREA Standards do not require we obtain this information for positions not within a correctional facility such as Probation & Parole and Central Office positions. Again, these changes are being implemented in order for the department to the meet the requirement of PREA standards. The PREA definitions of Sexual Abuse and Sexual Harassment are available on the IDOC website. For more information about PREA, visit
2. Minimum Qualifications Exam - You will receive a score based on your education and experience in the answers to the exam. A minimum score of **74** is required to pass. Notification of your test results will be available online when the exam review process has been completed. All answers to the questions on the exam must be supported in the work history, resume, and/or education portion of your application. For more detailed information regarding the requirements of this position please click on \"__\".
Click on any** ****Apply Online** button to the left and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist Information and Exam for this position. Remember to update your online application information, please select/add:
* **Department of Correction** under \"Agencies\"
* **Full-time** under \"Job Type/Shift\"
* **Orofino **under \"Cities\"
Without this information, your name cannot be referred to the hiring agency. You must complete all items in the Application Checklist under General Information and Optional Information to include Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies, Job Type/Shift, Skills, and Resume.
For more information on the Idaho Department of Correction visit or follow us at Click here for State of Idaho Benefits at a Glance.
**Thank you for your interest in the Department of Correction!**
*Open for Recruitment:* January 30, 2018 - February 20, 2018
*Announcement #:* 068#######1
*Location(s):* Orofino
*Salary Range:* $22.26 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!
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