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Post Date: March 15th, 2013


Medical Assistant / Patient Coordinator

Specialty surgical private practice looking for a Medical Assistant with experience in clinical patient care, medical administrative, and ability to be a patient coordinator / advocate.  This small private practice needs a dedicated and self motivated Medical Assistant to support Doctor and patients.  The practice is located in the Alvarado Hospital area.

This position is full time direct hire.  Monday –  Friday  8:00 am to 5:00 pm. 


  • Medical Assistant certificate
  • 3 or more years work experience as a Medical Assistant and/or Medical Receptionist in a private practice or clinic.
  • Administrative skills to support Physician with correspondence and records.
  • Strong commitment to first class customer service. 
  • Excellent verbal & written English language communication skills.
  • Knowledge and experience with HMO & PPO insurance plans.


  • Taking phone calls from existing patients post op, triage, give support & advise, take messages for Doctor.
  • Taking calls from potential new patients, provide support, answer questions and schedule consults with Doctor.
  • Checking patient insurance, insurance authorizations and collecting payments.
  • Pulling, filing and managing patient charts.
  • Providing a professional, supportive and friendly experience on the telephones and in the Receptionist area for patients and vendors.
  • Rooming patients, measuring vital signs, and charting.
  • Inventory and order supplies.
  • Other duties may be assigned by Doctor.


‚ÄčThe schedule is Monday –  Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The rate of pay is $17 – 18 hr. to start.

Health insurance, paid holidays and vacation pay.


Our commitment to you

Plaza Personnel Service specializes in direct hire medical staffing for Physician offices throughout San Diego, CA.   Our goal is to make a great long term match with the employer and employee.  We will listen and understand your experience, your goals and your needs.  We make every effort to match the candidate with the employer so that a long and happy working relationship results. 


This opportunity is offered through Plaza Personnel Service, a permanent placement employment agency.  Plaza Personnel has specialized in direct hire medical staffing for Doctors offices in the San Diego area since 1991.   Please visit our website at

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