Therapeutic/Medical Aide

May 20, 2023
Cleveland County, OK
Job Type


Job Posting Title
Therapeutic/Medical Aide


Supervisory Organization
Norman Veterans Center

Job Posting End Date (Continuous if Blank)

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the posting end date above.

Estimated Appointment End Date (Continuous if Blank)

Full time

Job Type

Norman, OK

TMA II salary $32,118.98 ($15.44 hourly)

Biweekly benefit allowance for 2023 as follow:

Employee only $343.28
Employee & Spouse $682.90
Employee, Spouse & Child $802.50
Employee, Spouse & Children $872.88
Employee & Child $464.14
Employee & Children $548.39

Brief outline on retirement:

Pathfinder is a 401K with 3 plan choices:

Standard: 4.5% we put in 6%
High: 7% we put in 7%
Customized -You have the opportunity to put in any amount over 4.5% or 7%. We put in 6% for anything less than 7% and 7% for anything over 7%.

You vest 20% each year. At 5 years you are fully vested.

Additional Incentive amounts:

You can earn up to 10% of your annual salary by completing any incentive bonus listed that does not pertain to your job description and that would benefit this facility (example: keeping your CNA cert updated while working in accounting is $2600 per year because it will benefit this facility, but getting your cleat would not benefit this facility so it wouldn't be one that you would be able to get the incentive pay for)

Student loan repayment program

We will pay $5,000 per year up to 3 year ($15,000) toward your student loans

Longevity bonus:

Longevity begins after 2 years. You receive your first longevity payment in the pay period of your anniversary date.
You will receive a longevity payment on year 2 and every year after but on even years it will increase (Example: year 2 -$250, year 3 -$250, Year 4 -$426 so on and so on)

Paid time off:

Annual leave:
• 1-5 years - 15 days a year possible - 4.62 hours biweekly (based on hours worked 0.057692 per minute)
• 5-10 years - 18 days a year possible - 5.54 hours biweekly (based on hours worked 0.069231 per minute)
• 10-20 years - 20 days per year possible - 6.15 hours biweekly (based on hours worked 0.076923 per minute)
• 20 years plus - 25 days per year possible - 7.69 hours biweekly (based on hours worked 0.096154 per minute)

Sick leave: 15 days a year possible - 4.62 hours biweekly (based on hours worked 0.057692 per minute)

Holiday leave: 11 holidays accrued yearly to use within 6 months after accrual date.

Admin Weather leave: We are considered essential personnel; we will be required to work during inclement weather. You will accrue up to 8 hours per day or 36 hours total of admin leave if you are working during inclement weather to use within the 6 months from the date of accrual.

Job Description

Basic Purpose

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving patients or other work related to providing durable medical equipment for clients or assisting professional staff in performing various treatments, such as assisting in surgical units. The primary emphasis is on working with patients or professional staff in carrying out prescribed work assignments as allowed by applicable licensure laws. Incumbents perform a variety of routine tasks in a therapeutic or medical program, which requires a limited knowledge of work procedures and understanding of the materials and equipment.

Typical Functions

  • Works with patients, individually and in-groups or with professional staff, as directed by supervising therapist to meet goals established by the professional therapy staff or other responsible medical staff.
  • Prepares and submits routine reports on patient's attendance, behavior, reaction to work on projects and work accomplishments, as directed by supervising therapist.
  • Provides assistance in completing surgical procedures, setting up operating room, arranging instruments, assisting surgeon and cleaning and sterilizing instruments and supplies.
  • Maintains and repairs medical equipment, including electropneumatic controls, x-ray machines, diagnostic equipment and projectors, adapters or modifies various types of durable medical equipment.
  • Accounts for all working tools, supplies, and equipment in the therapy or surgical area and maintains them in proper working condition.
  • Assists with treatment planning, scheduling and referral procedures as needed.
  • Provides service in accordance with programs planned by a professional supervisor.

Level Descriptor

This is the career level where incumbents are assigned responsibilities at the full performance level for a full range of duties related to assisting professionals with the treatment of patients and the maintenance of appropriate records of progress or in assisting professional staff in surgical procedures, or in the maintenance of various types of medical equipment.

Education and Experience

Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of one year of experience in assisting professional staff with therapy or medical aide to patients or repairing therapeutic medical equipment.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include a working knowledge of therapy techniques and medical procedures; of the kinds and uses of various therapy and medical equipment; and of methods of preparing materials and equipment for individual and group sessions, and for use in various medical procedures. Ability is required to work effectively with patients; assist professionals with groups; assist professionals with teaching and coaching therapy techniques; to use specified therapy media; to maintain effective working relationships with others, to follow oral and written directions and instructions; and to maintain and keep written records of all treatments and compile these into periodic reports.

Special Requirements

Positions with the Department of Labor require completion of twenty-five (25) hours of CLEET approved coursework in public safety, corrections or security. ## Applicants must be willing and able to perform all job-related travel normally associated with this position; be willing to work hours other than on regular shifts during emergency or high volume situations. ## While performing the duties of this job, the employees are frequently required to stand, walk and reach; and talk and hear. Routinely, employees are required to sit; to manipulate or feel objects, tools or controls; climb (for extended distances) and/or balance; ascend/descend ladders and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Job performance may result in minimal noise exposure, the minimal possibility of chemical exposure and exposure to work environments where chemicals are present. ## Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision with the ability to see defects during an inspection, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to differentiate between colors. ## Position requires the employee to be able to wear suitable Personal Protective Equipment related to inspection type, work outdoors, to deal with all weather extremes, carry tool bags containing tools, handle all tools required to facilitate inspection and, for some specific jobs, be able to carry 25 pounds up to 400 feet and be able to lift up to 50 pounds. ##Some positions may require the education or experience to be in a specific field of work.Some agencies may have determined positions in this job family to be safety sensitive as defined by63 O.S. § 427.8.

Additional Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employment

The State of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

Current State of Oklahoma employees must apply for open positions through their Workday account. Go to Careers app on WD home screen>Click on 'Find Jobs-Internal State of Oklahoma'.

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