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Madera Community Hospital offers its employees a variety of benefit options. These descriptions are brief summaries, if you have any questions or would like additional information; please contact the Human Resources Department at (559) 675-2728.

As a full-time (working minimum of 72 hours per pay period) or part-time (working minimum of 40 hours per pay period) employee you are eligible for the benefit options listed below. Insurance coverage begins the first day of the month following the first 30 days of employment. Per Diem employees are eligible for certain benefits.

Health/Life/Worker's Compensation/State Insurance

Employees can enroll themselves as well as dependents (spouse and children). Employees can choose from two medical plans. Both plans are Anthem PPO network options and include dental and prescription coverage, with vision coverage optional.

Health/Dependent Care Reimbursement Account

Employees may elect to enroll in the Cafeteria Section 125 Plan. Enrollment is effective the 91st day of employment or during the open enrollment period for the following calendar year. Employees can set aside dollars on a pre-tax basis to pay for out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses.

Basic Life Insurance/Accidental Death & Dismemberment

Full-time and part-time employees are eligible for basic life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment coverage at no cost. Employees may also enroll dependents (spouse and children) on the dependent life insurance program providing they pay the monthly family premium.

Supplemental Life Insurance

Employees can choose to purchase supplemental term life insurance; this premium is age rated. Rates and more information can be requested from the Human Resource Department.

Other Insurance

Madera Community Hospital does offer voluntary benefits to all employees. Voluntary Benefits include: Universal Life Insurance, Accident, Critical Illness, Long Term Disability Insurance. If you are interested in learning more about these plans, please contact the Human Resource Department.

Workers’ Compensation

State law requires MCH to provide Worker’s Compensation coverage to its employees.

State Disability Insurance (short-term) and Paid Family Leave Benefits (EDD)

California employees are covered for up to 52 weeks for any illness or injury, either physical or mental, which prevents one from doing regular or customary work. Disability also includes elective surgery, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. Paid Family Leave is also available to employees and provides some compensation to care for parents, children, spouse, and domestic partner or to bond with a new child. Paid Family Leave provides benefits but may not provide job protection or return rights. Please check with Human Resources for further details. PFL offers up to 6 weeks of benefits in a 12-month period.


TSA Programs 403(b)

Madera Community Hospital provides all employees with investment opportunities to assist them in saving for future needs and retirement through the Tax Sheltered Annuity Savings Plan (TSA). All employees are eligible to participate in a TSA program immediately upon hire. Participation is available through payroll deduction. Contributions to a 403(b) reduces taxable income per IRS regulations. Madera Community Hospital works with VALIC and Lincoln National Life Insurance Company, either company can assist you in establishing a TSA.

Time Off

Paid Time Off (Vacation, Holiday, Sick)

All regular full-time and part-time employees working at Madera Community Hospital will accrue Paid Time Off beginning with their date of employment. Eligible employees will be credited with the applicable accrual rate for productive hours and benefit paid hours (regular, straight time, overtime, double-time, call back, vacation (PTO), sick (EIB), jury duty, limited duty, bereavement, etc.), but excluding on-call.

Extended Illness Bank

Extended Illness Bank (EIB) is authorized for full-time and part-time employees to be used for personal illness or injury preventing them from reporting to work. Eligible employees will be credited with the applicable accrual rate for productive hours and benefit paid hours (regular, straight time, overtime, double-time, call back, PTO, sick (EIB), jury duty, limited duty, bereavement, etc.), but excluding on-call.

Leaves of Absence

Madera Community Hospital offers employees leaves of absence to attend to personal and family needs. Employees shall provide appropriate documentation and request approval prior to the leave from their direct supervisor and/or Human Resources. Leaves are granted in accordance with Hospital, Federal and State policies and guidelines.

Leaves available include but are not limited to: Family and Medical, Pregnancy, Military, Workers Compensation, Disability, Rehabilitation Leave, Jury Duty, Court Attendance, Voting Time, Volunteer Firefighter, Time to Attend to School Activities, Bereavement, Literacy Education and Personal leave, Organ and Bone Marrow Donation Leave, Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Victims of Serious Crimes, and Civil Air Patrol Leave.

Employees are encouraged to request forms and additional information from their supervisor and Human Resources regarding opportunities for leave of absence.

Miscellaneous Benefits

Education Assistance

To ensure that high quality employee performance is maintained, MCH is dedicated to providing employees with training opportunities and incentives to enhance knowledge and skills needed to perform efficiently and effectively. Educational Assistance is available to full-time and/or part-time hourly employees, with at least one year employment service.

Employee Assistance Program

Employee Assistance Program is offered to all Madera Community Hospital employees and their household. Confidential counseling and referral services designed to help employees and their household members resolve personal problems that may be interfering with work or home life is available.

Employee Health Services

Madera Community Hospital offers the following benefits to employees at no cost; pre-employment examinations, preventative immunizations, on-the-job injury/illness review and follow-up, and health counseling.

Theme Park/Movie Ticket Discounts

All Madera Community Hospital employees can take advantage of discounts for local movie theatres and local theme parks buy purchasing tickets from the cashier at a discounted rate. Other discounts for gym memberships, local discount warehouses as well as for theme parks such as Universal Studios, Sea World and Magic Mountain are available. Please visit Human Resources for more Information.

Direct Deposit

Employees may choose to have their paycheck automatically deposited into their bank account. Direct Deposit is available with most banks and credit unions and usually saves the employee on bank fees. Contact your bank for more information.


Parking is available to all employees on-site in designated employee parking areas. A secured parking lot is also available to employees on-site.

Employee Recognition

Employee of the Month, Employee of the Year, and Employee Service Awards celebrate hospital employee contributions to the mission of the hospital. During Hospital Week employees are again recognized and thanked for their teamwork and efforts.