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Nurse Reviewer

Nurse, Registered Senior

Health and Welfare

Open for Recruitment: February 20, 2018 - March 20, 2018
Announcement # 07574000710
Salary Range: $27.86 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Boise

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Division of Medicaid is recruiting for Registered Nurse, Senior (RN) positions for our Bureau of Long Term Care. If you are passionate about quality patient care and being able to make a difference for Idaho citizens, we invite you to consider a career with DHW.  

Our nurses enjoy a Monday through Friday work week, with no weekend or holiday shifts. Nurse Reviewers may have the opportunity to have a flexible work schedule at the end of the training period. We offer a competitive benefits package which includes excellent 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 and optional 401K; life insurance; wellness programs; ongoing training opportunities; and more. 

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare is a drug-free workplace. Any applicant offered employment in these positions at the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test.

This announcement will be used to fill vacancies at Health and Welfare, Division of Medicaid only. If you have previously applied for the Nurse, Registered Senior classification and wish to be considered for these positions, you must reapply under this announcement. Previous scores will not be used.

Hiring lists may be requested periodically, as vacancies occur. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.  


  • Complete in-home assessments using a Standardized Assessment tool for children and adults to determine medical eligibility for Home and Community Based programs.
  • Provide consultation and liaison with health care providers and the community.
  • Determine safety and appropriateness of services.
  • Managing your own caseload while contributing to the Nurse Reviewer team.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Licensed as a Professional or Registered Nurse in Idaho as defined by Idaho Code 54-1408 or state licensure as a Registered Nurse pursuant to the Nurse Licensure Compact, Idaho Code 54-1418, in one of the following compact states: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, or Wisconsin.
  • Experience performing nursing assessments and developing and implementing nursing care plans.

Additional Qualifications: Are not required; however, having the minimum qualifications and the experience and/or education below will increase your score.

  1. Good knowledge of rehabilitation environments. Typically gained by at least two years of experience working closely with physical, speech, and/or occupational therapists in a rehabilitative environment; OR board certification as a rehabilitation nurse.
  2. Experience working with sensitive medical information. Typically gained by at least one year of experience working closely with clinicians and patients regarding sensitive medical procedures.
  3. Good knowledge of psychiatric and behavior health standards of practice. Typically gained by at least one year of experience working in a psychiatric or mental health setting OR board certification as a psychiatric nurse practitioner.
  4. Good knowledge of standard medical practices when managing medical care for the disabled population. Typically gained by at least one year of experience working in a home or clinic setting with persons with disabilities.


There is an exam for this position to determine an applicant's eligibility. Click the "Preview Exam" button below to review the exam. You must receive a score of 60 to pass this exam. If at any time during the screening/testing process your responses or resume do not support the answers you provided, your name will be removed from the register.

How to Apply:

Click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position. When updating your online application information, please select Health and Welfare under "Agencies", full-time under "Job Type/Shift", and Boise under "Cities".


Preview Exam

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.