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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Division of Behavioral Health, is currently recruiting for a Psychologist to join the State Hospital North team in Orofino. This position will be part-time (32 hours per week) and have a flexible schedule. We offer incredible employee benefits, including: excellent low-cost medical, dental and vision insurance; generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start; ten paid holidays a year; participation in one of the Nation's best state retirement systems; multiple savings plans; life insurance; wellness programs; ongoing training opportunities; competitive student loan repayment; and more!

State Hospital North's innovative approach to treatment makes this a fantastic place to work! Psychotherapeutic services within the hospital are driven by Evidence-Based Treatments from a Trauma-informed perspective. Currently the hospital emphasizes but not limited to the following modalities: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for psychotic spectrum disorders, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for mood and behavior dysregulation, Attempted Suicide Short Intervention Program and a Co-occurring disorders treatment module. In addition, SHN organizes and sponsors the annual Northwest Conference on Complicated and Severe Psychiatric Presentations.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Licensure as a psychologist in Idaho in accordance with Idaho Code 54-2307 OR completion of a doctoral degree in psychology from an APA accredited program within six months of hire, AND agreement to obtain licensure per Idaho Code 54-2307 within 24 months of hire.
  • Experience providing direct clinical services. Requires at least two years of experience providing direct clinical services including conducting assessments, psychological testing, therapeutic intervention, diagnosis, counseling and developing treatment plans for clients/patients in a hospital or community-based setting.

To learn more about this position and to apply by 4/4/21, click the apply button.


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.