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Physician, Psychiatric Specialty - SHN

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Posting Begin Date: 2023/12/20
Posting End Date: 2024/03/20
Category: Medical
Sub Category: Physicians
Work Type: Full Time
Remote: Flexible Hybrid
Location: Orofino, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 127.00
Maximum Salary: 127.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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People Making a Difference!

State Hospital North, located in Northern Idaho, is seeking a Physician, Psychiatric Specialty to perform psychiatric diagnosis and treatment care in a patient-focused and friendly work environment. Our team of Physicians work with supportive management and nursing staff with ongoing professional development and training. Our state hospitals help some of Idaho's most vulnerable and underserved citizens and take a team approach to providing treatment. Our psychiatrists are able to focus on providing quality care. 

America’s Best Kept Secret Idaho is known for its friendly citizens, safe and welcoming communities, good schools & tremendous outdoor activities. What is GREAT about Idaho:

  • Access to stunning national parks
  • Low cost of living
  • Low medical costs
  • Low crime rate
  • Miles of breathtaking scenery
  • Mild climate with four seasons
  • Award-winning vineyards & breweries
  • Cultural and educational opportunities
  • Abundant outdoor recreational activities
  • CNBC ranked Idaho fourth in its report, “Top states to find a job in America in 2017." Visit Idaho:

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, successful candidates will be required to complete a criminal history background investigation. Employment is dependent upon satisfactory results of the investigation. 

This is an ongoing announcement which means at the time applicants apply, we may or may not have an opening. Those applicants that take and pass the exam to show they meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the referral list. When a position becomes available, the hiring supervisor will then directly contact those applicants they wish to interview off the referral list. 



We have one of the Nation's best state retirement systems (PERSI) that offers a lifetime benefit. 


  • excellent medical, dental and vision insurance- (full-time/30+ hours per week) employee only coverage for PPO $65/month for medical and vision & $11.80/month for dental
  • generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start 
  • 11 paid holidays a year 
  • paid parental leave
  • 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!



  • Develops psychiatric diagnostic evaluations.
  • Conducts or serves on interdisciplinary treatment team staffing.
  • Prescribes and/or approves clinical treatment plans.
  • Documents establishment of diagnoses.
  • Prescribes and performs psychiatric treatment to include chemotherapy, individual and group psychotherapy and modalities.
  • Documents psychiatric condition in client's medical record.
  • Reviews and monitors clinical staff records.
  • Evaluates client's progress.
  • Oversees work performed by non-physician clinical personnel.
  • Assesses patient's medical condition and refers for consultation and treatment.
  • Evaluates treatment recommendations from medical consultants.
  • Provides minor and emergency treatment of physical ailments.



You must possess all the minimum qualifications below to pass the exam for this position. Please make sure your resume or work history supports your meeting the minimum qualifications for this position. Failure to do this may disqualify you from being considered for this position. It is highly recommended to attach a one-page cover letter to your application to demonstrate how you meet the requirements below.


  •  This position requires applicants to be licensed or eligible for licensure to practice medicine and surgery by the Idaho State Board of Medicine. Licensure must be obtained prior to appointment. AND current certification or eligible for certification from the American Medical Association specialty board of psychiatry and neurology.

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The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

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