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Post Date: April 15th, 2014

Medical Surgical Patient Coordinator

This is an excellent opportunity to make a difference with a well respected and talented Surgeon with a small private practice.  Doctor is looking for an experienced Patient Coordinator / Medical Assistant for a variety of duties including both business office and back office patient care in a small private practice setting.                            


  • 3 or more years work experience as a Medical Receptionist, Medical Assistant or Patient Coordinator in a private practice or clinic.
  • Administrative skills to support Physician with patient relationships,  medical records and patient charts.
  • Knowledge and experience with HMO & PPO insurance plans.
  • Experience with insurance authorizations and local health plans.
  • Strong commitment to first class customer service. 
  • Excellent verbal & written English language communication skills.
  • Ability and reliability to work independently in a small medical practice with minimal supervision.


  • Taking phone calls from patients; triage, give instructions, take messages, schedule appointments and help patients.
  • Checking patient insurance, insurance verification and authorizations for office visits, tests and surgery.
  • Scheduling appointments, tests and surgeries.
  • Act as Advocate for patients prior to and after surgery.
  • Pulling, filing and managing patient charts.
  • Providing a professional, supportive and friendly experience on the telephones and in the office for patients and other visitors.
  • Back Office duties include rooming patients, preparing rooms for Doctor and patients, and stocking supplies.
  • Calling in prescriptions and prescription refills.
  • Other duties may be assigned by Doctor.


‚ÄčThe rate of pay is $15 – 17 hr. to start. 



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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.  Never a fee to the Applicant


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