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Hiring Medical Receptionist – Patient Representative

Post Date: August 7th, 2015

Medical Front Desk Receptionist / Patient Representative

We are looking for an experienced Medical Receptionist to support a specialty surgeon in an established and growing private practice setting.  The role will be to greet and check in patients, collect payment for office visits and answer phones, triage calls, take messages and schedule office visit appointments.

The office is located in the Alvarado Hospital area currently and will be moving to a brand new office in Mission Valley later this year.

The Doctor is a leader in his field, well respected locally and nationally.

This position offers the opportunity to support a talented Doctor with patient care and make a positive difference in the lives of patients and their families.

Full time permanent.  Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 5:00    Offering $16 – 18.00 hr. and full benefits.


  • 3 or more years recent work experience as a Medical Receptionist or Patient Representative in a private practice or clinic.
  • Knowledge and experience with patient medical insurance plans and collecting co-pays and / or deductibles.
  • Organized and self-motivated, able to work independently.
  • Excellent verbal & written English language communication skills.
  • Strong commitment to first class customer service.



  • Greet and check patients in at the front desk and collect payment.
  • Check patient insurance coverage has been verified before visit and explain out of network coverage to patients when necessary.
  • Enter payments to patient account creating record of payment.
  • Balance payments at the end of each day and weekly. 
  • Answer incoming phone calls – answer incoming phone calls in a professional and courteous manner, triage, take messages and schedule appointments for office visits.
  • Work as a team player with other staff and help in other areas as needed such as Telephone Reception or Check out desk.
  • Other duties may be assigned by Office Manager.


The schedule is Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

The rate of pay is $16.00 – 18.00 hr. to start based on experience.

Health and dental insurance, paid holidays and vacation pay.  401K savings plans with employer matching. 


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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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