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Temporary Medical Therapy Unit Aide - Bilingual ( Spanish) - Corona at County of Riverside in Corona, California

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


The County of Riverside's University Health System - Department of Public Health has an opportunity for a Temporary (TAP)Bilingual (Spanish)Medical Therapy Unit Aidefor theCalifornia Children's Services program located in Corona.

Must have experience assisting individuals with physical and/or occupational disabilities in medical physical therapy setting or have six months experience as a Medical or Nursing Assistant.

The responsibilities for this Medical Therapy Unit Aide position will be primarily clerical, to include patient/customer service, checking in patients, scheduling appointments, answering phone calls, checking and verifying authorization, coordinating with front and back office including other clinics, preparing patients for clinical appointments, weigh and measure patients, maintain supplies, scheduling client appointments, maintaining therapy treatment areas and equipment, a ssist Physical and/or Occupational Therapists with treatment and relaying information to the public. This position will work a 9/80 schedule - 8 hours a day Monday through Friday starting between 7:30 am and 8:00 am.

Meet the Team!

• Assist Physical and/or Occupational Therapists in the delivery of treatment to patients with physical disabilities; observe and report on patient behavior under the close supervision of a therapist; assembly of written home programs and assist in the fabrication of hand splints and other therapy related items.

• Assist in coordinating the Medical Therapy Conference; weigh and measure patients, and help prepare patients for their clinic appointments.

• Clean and maintain therapy treatment areas and equipment.

• Maintain tracking log for durable medical equipment; type reports, correspondence and schedules; keep treatment areas, workshops and equipment in order.

• Assist in maintaining supplies; answer telephone calls and provide routine information to patients and staff.


Experience: Six months in a medical or educational facility assisting individuals with physical and/or occupational disabilities.

Experience: Two years of clerical experience in a California Children's Services agency or equivalent agency.

Experience: Six months as a nursing or medical assistant supervised by professional medical personnel.


Testing Information
Candidates will be required to take and pass an un-proctored Spanish bilingual online assessment as part of the application process for this position. It is vital that the instructions provided in any emails are followed precisely.

Knowledge of:Modern office practices and procedures including filing and operating standard office equipment.

Ability to:Learn to administer simple therapeutic activities under the direction of a therapist; learn basic principles, methods, and procedures of therapy treatment and therapy unit routine including clerical operations; learn medical terminology related to physically disabling conditions; understand and follow oral and written directions; transport and lift patients with physical disabilities; interact effectively with co-workers, patients, relatives of patients, and others who interface with the therapy unit.

Testing Information
Candidates will be required to take and pass an un-proctored Spanish bilingual online assessment as part of the application process for this position. It is vital that the instructions provided in any emails are followed precisely.

The Human Resources Department may require you to verify your identity and confirm test scores by retesting in a proctored environment. The County does not provide test scores to applicants.

License:Possession of a valid California Driver's License is required for this position.

Veterans' Preference
The County has a Veterans Preference Policy. Upload a copy of your (or your spouse's) Member-4 Form DD-214 (or NGB-22) indicating dates of service, and a copy of your spouse's letter of disability (if applicable) with your application. For privacy reasons, it is recommended that you remove your social security information from the document(s). A Human Resources Representative will review the materials and determine if you qualify for veterans' preference. See the policy here ( Download PDF reader ).

What's Next?

This recruitment is open to all applicants.

Applicants who are current County of Riverside employees and/or current employees of the Riverside University Health System may be considered before other applicants depending on the volume of applications received.

Qualified applicants may be considered for future vacancies throughout the County.


Applications received prior to the closing date will be considered based on the information submitted. Changes or alterations cannot be accepted. No late applications will be permitted.

Include relevant work experience details on resume and/or application.

Applicants who fail to provide information demonstrating they possess the position requirements may not be considered further in the application process. A description of job duties directly copied from the job classification or job posting will not be considered.

Upload a copy of any license(s), official/unofficial transcript(s), degrees, and/or related employment documents to your NeoGov account. If your education was completed outside of the United States, you will need to provide a copy of your Foreign Education Equivalency evaluation from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ( NACES ) or Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. ( AICE ).

Condition of Employment
In accordance with the California Department of Public Health Order dated August 5, 2021, health care facility workers who work in indoor settings where care is provided to patients or where patients have access for any purpose must be vaccinated against COVID-19 as follows: first dose of a one-dose regimen or second dose of a two-dose regimen, by September 30, 2021. Consideration may be given to candidates who are in the process of completing their vaccination regimen.

The Order allows for workers to be exempt from the vaccination requirements by providing the facility with a declination form signed by the individual stating either of the following: (1) the worker is declining vaccination based on Religious Beliefs; or (2) the worker is excused from receiving any COVID-19 vaccine due to Qualifying Medical Reasons. Workers who are exempted from the vaccination requirements must observe all other infection control requirements, including face coverings and regular COVID testing at the frequency required by their work site.

A requirement of employment is to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, or a completed COVID-19 Vaccination Declination form (filled out by the candidate and their medical provider as appropriate), during the pre-employment process. Failure to submit the required documentation may render a candidate ineligible to move forward in the process.

MEDICAL/DENTAL/VISION INSURANCE: A choice of different medical, dental and visions plan are available to elect. The County provides a Flexible Benefit Credit contribution as governed by the applicable LIUNA Memorandum of Understanding to contribute towards the cost of these plans.

Note: Employees on assignment through the Temporary Assignment Program (TAP) receive different benefits. See the list here .
MISCELLANEOUS RETIREMENT: County of Riverside has three retirement Tiers through the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS).

  • Tier I (Classic Member - Formula 3% @ 60): Applicable to current and former County of Riverside local miscellaneous employees hired prior to 08/24/2012 and did not withdraw CalPERS contributions. The employee contribution is eight (8%) percent.

  • Tier II (Classic Member - Formula 2% @ 60): Applicable to local miscellaneous employees 1) hired after 08/23/2012 through 12/31/2012; 2) Previously employed with another CalPERS contracting public agency or a reciprocal retirement system, with a break in service of less than six months between the separation date with the previous employer and the appointment date with the County of Riverside. The employee contribution is seven (7%) percent.

  • Tier III (PEPRA New Member - Formula 2% @ 62): Applicable to CalPERS local miscellaneous new members hired on or after the implementation of the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA) which took effect January 1, 2013. As of July 1, 2020, the employee contribution is 7.25% and subject to change annually.

A new member is defined as any of the following:
  • A new hire who enters CalPERS membership for the first time on or after January 1, 2013, and who has no prior membership in any California Public Retirement System.
  • A new hire who enters CalPERS membership for the first time on or after January 1, 2013, and who was a member with another California Public Retirement System prior to that date, but who is not subject to reciprocity upon joining CalPERS.
  • A member who first established CalPERS membership prior to January 1, 2013, and who is rehired by a different CalPERS agency after a break in service of greater than six (6) months.

  • CalPERS refers to all members that do not fit within the definition of a new member as "classic members".

    Contribution rates are subject to change based on the County of Riverside annual actuarial valuation.


    This summary is for general information purposes only. Additional questions regarding retirement formulas can be sent to or by calling the Benefits Information Line at (951) 955-4981,
    Option 2.

    If you have prior service credit with another CalPERS agency or within agencies, please contact CalPERS at (888) 225-7377 to determine which retirement tier would be applicable to you. CalPERS is governed by the Public Employees' Retirement Law. The Retirement Law is complex and subject to change. If there's any conflict between this summary and the law, the law will prevail over this summary.
    DEFERRED COMPENSATION: Voluntary employee contribution with a choice between two 457 deferred compensation plan options.

    VACATION ACCRUAL (Bi-Weekly Accrual):

    0< 3 year = 80 Hours (10 Days)
    4< 9 years = 120 Hours (15 Days)
    10 or more years = 160 Hours (20 Days)

    Maximum Vacation leave accumulation is 480 hours.

    SICK LEAVE: Four (4) hours Sick Leave accrual per pay period with unlimited accrual.

    HOLIDAYS: Normally 12 paid holidays per year

    BEREAVEMENT LEAVE: Allowed 5 days (3 days are County paid; 2 additional days can be taken from accrued Sick Leave balance)

    BASIC LIFE INSURANCE: Equal to one times annual base salary not to exceed $50,000 of term life coverage. Premiums are paid by the County. Additional Supplemental Life plan is available for employee purchase.

    DISABILITY: Short-term Disability benefit pays up to a maximum of $461.54 weekly, payable up to a maximum of 52 weeks.

    POST RETIREMENT MEDICAL CONTRIBUTION: A monthly contribution is made by the County towards retiree health insurance offered through the County as governed by the applicable Memorandum of Understanding.

    OTHER: There may be other benefit provisions as specified in the applicable Memorandum of Understanding. Please contact the recruiter listed on the job posting directly for more information.

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