Looking for an exciting and rewarding career in health care? Camarena Health is actively seeking qualified health care professionals to help us serve the populations of Madera, Chowchilla, Coarsegold and Oakhurst California. Camarena employees receive competitive pay and benefits, all while enjoying life in California’s great Central Valley—where housing prices are low and some of the world’s most desirable vacation destinations are just a few hours away.

Camarena Health is one of the largest employers in the City of Madera. Established in 1980, Camarena continues to be an employer of choice for the people living in the Madera/Fresno area who want a great career while knowing they make a difference in the community.

Camarena Health currently employs over 300 support staff members in diverse areas such as Accounting, Behavioral Health, Maintenance, Optometry, Chiropractic, Human Resources, Administration, Health Educators, Information Technology, Case Specialists, and Medical and Dental Assistants. Our staff is dedicated to providing quality health care for our patients and the community.

Camarena Health has a team focused atmosphere and a philosophy of learning and developing our staff to be the best in their respective fields. Our practice philosophy is patient wellness and chronic disease management. Camarena Health was one of the first community health centers and primary medical providers to implement electronic health records in the nation.

Our corporate culture revolves around the needs of those we serve. All professional staff members work hard to meet and exceed our commitment to patients and the community.

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Group Benefits

We provide a comprehensive health coverage program that includes:

  • Medical (PPO)
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Prescription Drugs

Staff members have a choice in selecting their Primary Care Provider (PCP) from Blue Cross of California, one of largest provider groups in the nation.

As a Camarena employee, you’ll have the option of covering all your dependents by paying a monthly low cost premium of $200.00. Included is a $50,000 life insurance policy for the employee (with spouse and dependent coverage of $5,000 and $2,500) and accidental death or dismemberment coverage. Camarena also offers long-term disability insurance with Camarena Health Centers paying the premium for this benefit.


Vision Plan

We provide staff members with an assisted optical plan that covers eye examinations, frames, and lenses. Staff members that elect for the plan pay a modest monthly premium, and coverage can be extended to include family members, at a low cost.


Flexible Cafeteria Benefits Plan

Employees may pay for specified health or dependent care expenses before federal, state, or Social Security taxes are calculated through this plan.


Savings – 403(b) Plan

The 403(b) Plan helps employees supplement retirement income. Employees may direct those funds into one of three savings options.


Our vacation plan is designed to provide the opportunity to rest and get away from the everyday routine. As a regular full-time employee, vacation is accrued according to standards set forth in the Employee Handbook.



Employees are eligible for 9 paid holidays each calendar year.


Sick Leave

Our sick leave plan is designed to provide staff with the ability to miss work due to illness and not have the illness affect their household income.


Employee Assistance Plan

This plan is a confidential, no-cost program for employees and their household members troubled by psychological, emotional or substance abuse problems.

Camarena Health operates eight locations, all in Madera County, California. Located in the geographic center of California, Madera County offers a relaxed pace of life with some of the lowest housing prices in the state. Largely rural, Madera County is home to a booming agricultural industry. In recent years, Madera has grown into a burgeoning wine region, with many successful family wineries receiving international acclaim. Thanks to our centralized location in the state, Madera County is just a few hours drive from some of the most attractive vacation destinations in the world. Breathtaking national parks such as YosemiteKings Canyon, and Sequoia are in the nearby Sierra Nevada Mountains to our east. California’s famed Central Coast, including the communities of MontereyCarmelPismo Beach and Morro Bayare just a few hours’ drive west. While we’re sure you’ll enjoy the quiet pace in Madera County, big cities are never far away. The metropolitan hub of Fresno/Clovis is just 30 minutes south, while San Francisco, San Jose, Sacramento, and Los Angeles are all just a few hours away. If you have kids, you’ll be comforted to know that their health and educational needs will be met in Madera County. Children’s Hospital Central California, one of the largest comprehensive pediatric medical centers in the country, is located right here in Madera. Educational needs are served by the Madera Unified School District and the State Center Community College as well as nearby California State University Fresno.

To apply for a position at Camarena Health, please click on an open position above or click here to see all current openings. All applicants must complete an application to be considered for recruitment. Resumes alone will not be considered. Professional staff (MD, DDS, etc.) may submit a CV for career consideration. As part of the credentialing process, a completed application must be received prior to start date.

Camarena Health will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to compete on an equal basis in the examination and/or recruitment process.

Camarena Health is an equal opportunity employer.

If you have further questions, please contact us at:
Email: hr@camarenahealth.org
Phone: (559) 664-4000
Fax: (559) 675-5224

The information available in the below link is provided in good faith to comply with the Machine-Readable Files (MRF) provision of the Transparency in Coverage Final Rule (TCFR). These files are extensive collections of data to be ingested and read by machines and are not intended for member use. Access files here.  To learn more about the TCFR and the MRF provision, refer to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services webpage.

Question: I’d like to apply for several of the positions that are currently open. Do I need to fill out a separate application for each position that I am interested?
Answer: Yes. Every application is evaluated individually for the position for which you are interested and are applying. It is because of this that it becomes necessary to complete a separate application (indicating job title) for each position that you are interested.


Question: If I submit a resume, will Camarena keep it on file for future recruitment?
Answer: No. We ask that you continue to check our website for updated and current recruitment.


Question: Can I fax back my application materials to you?
Answer: Yes. We accept faxed materials from candidates. Our fax number is (559) 675-5224


Question: What type of benefits does Camarena Health offer?
Answer: The health center offers a number of staff member benefits.