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Clinical Supervisor - SHN

Posting Begin Date: 2024/05/07
Posting End Date: 2024/08/08
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Orofino, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 32.45
Maximum Salary: 37.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare has an exciting new career opportunity for a Clinical Supervisor at State Hospital North in Orofino. This position will provide supervision for the Clinician team. State Hospital North in Orofino, Idaho, is a licensed 60-bed psychiatric hospital providing primarily involuntary inpatient treatment for adults in psychiatric crisis who are committed to the Department of Health and Welfare. State Hospital North collaborates with patients, their families, and the referring regional behavioral health centers to develop targeted goals and objectives for the individual’s treatment episode while simultaneously focusing on critical supports and arrangements for follow-up care after discharge.

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. 


  • 11 paid holidays
  • Generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start 
  • Paid parental leave
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance - incredible rates!(full-time/30+ hours per week)
  • PERSI Choice 401(k)
  • Deferred compensation plan
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) 
  • Wide variety of training opportunities
  • Some positions offer flexible hours and/or telecommuting



  • Supervises a professional level clinical staff in performing assessment, treatment and case management duties. 
  • Hires staff, schedules workload, assigns priorities, and evaluates performance. 
  • Provides technical expertise and advice to management. 
  • Provides program design and direction. 
  • Organizes and participates with groups to develop support and service partnerships and expanded community options. 
  • Evaluates patients, court reports, administration of protocols related to competency or clinical clarification. 
  • Reviews and implements policies, protocols, assesses practice standards, and monitors work load.


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.

  • A Master's degree in social work, psychology, marriage and family counseling, marriage and family therapy, psychosocial rehabilitation counseling, psychiatric nursing, or a very closely related field of study. 
  • Some knowledge of supervisory practices. Typically gained through completion of a class or seminar (of more than 1 day) specifically covering supervisory practices or the elements of supervision OR completion of a college-level personnel-related courses covering supervisory practices OR lead work experience that involved work assignment, direction, and monitoring of staff.
  • Some knowledge of community organization/development principles and processes. Typically gained by completion of community organization/development course or workshops equivalent to three semester hours of college credit or 40 classroom hours OR direct services role in case management or psychosocial or rehabilitative therapy or counseling and applying these principles in a community development role. 
  • Experience providing social or treatment services in clinical and community-based treatment services in clinical and community-based treatment settings. Typically gained by at least two year's experience, post-Master's degree, providing direct clinical services/practice conducting assessments, crisis interventions, case management, treatment plans, therapy, follow-up, evaluations, treatment, reports, etc., for clients in a community-based setting, project or program.
  • Experience providing in-service skills training to professional staff. Typically gained through leadwork/team leader, or supervisory or managerial assignments where you developed and conducted in-service skills training for individual or groups. 

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(208) 334-0681



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.