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Post Date: May 13th, 2015

Medical Assistant Internal Medicine & Cardiology

Small private practice looking for an experienced Medical Assistant with experience in both Front Office and Back Office Patient care.  This well established and respected Internal Medicine Physician runs a busy private practice with one Doctor and 3 Medical Assistants who work both Front Office and Back office duties.

This position is full time permanent 36 hours per week.  Monday –Thursday 8:30 am to 5:30 pm and Friday 8:30 am to 12 noon.   The practice is centrally located in San Diego close to Scripps Mercy Hospital in Hillcrest.  


  • Medical Assistant certificate
  • 2 or more years work experience as a Medical Assistant in a private practice or clinic
  • Administrative skills to support Physicians with scheduling appointments, preparing charts, electronic medical records, insurance authorization for tests and office visit
  • Ability to take vital signs, give injections and know or willing to learn EKG
  • Compassion and a strong commitment to first class customer service with patients and co-workers
  • Excellent verbal & written English language communication skills
  • Bilingual English and Spanish preferred


  • Answering phones, screening calls, taking messages and scheduling appointments
  • Greeting patients, check in and check out
  • Collecting co-pays
  • Rooming patients, measuring vital signs, reason for visit and charting using EMR
  • Preparing and stocking patient rooms
  •  Assisting Doctor with patient office visits and office procedures
  • Ordering tests for patients per Doctors instructions and getting insurance authorization for tests as well as office visits
  • Other duties may be assigned by Dr. and Office Manager

‚ÄčThe schedule is Monday – Thursday 8:30 am to 5:30 pm and Friday 8:30 to 12 noon.  The rate of pay is $13– 15 hr. to start.  Health insurance, paid holidays and vacation pay.  Retirement savings plan.


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 Servicea 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  never a fee to the job applicant.

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