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Medical Front Desk Receptionist

Post Date: November 6th, 2018
Job Role
Medical Front Desk Receptionist
Full Time
$15.00 - $17.00 per hour
San Diego, CA
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Medical Front Desk Receptionist

A well-established and stable private medical group practice needs an experienced Medical Front Desk Receptionist to provide administrative patient care and customer service.   This is a full-time permanent position. 

Our office is in the Mission Valley area.  The work schedule is Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

Our practice provides a stable and professional work environment with opportunity for growth.  We are looking for a Medical Receptionist who to likes to work independently and make a difference.  We are looking for a Medical Receptionist who shares our mission to improve the health and quality of life for our patients.


  • Medical Receptionist with 2 or more years recent work experience in a private practice or clinic setting
  • Experience with patient insurance plans and verification of benefits
  • Experience with insurance authorizations for office visits, tests and prescriptions
  • Experience with medical scheduling software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Skills needed:

  • Managing Doctors schedule and appointment schedule
  • Medical scheduling software
  • Compassionate manner with patients in person and on the phone
  • Excellent English language communication skills in person and in writting


  • Answer phone calls for Doctor, screen calls, take accurate messages and schedule patient appointments for office visits
  • Greet patients at the front desk and check in for appointments
  • Collect patient co-pay at the time of visit
  • Check patients out and schedule follow up visit
  • Manage the front desk area with supplies and maintaining the reception area for patients each day
  • May do insurance authorizations and scheduling for tests as ordered by Doctor
  • Other duties may be assigned by Doctors and Office Manager

 Pay and benefits:

The rate of pay is $16.00 – 18.00 hr. to start based on experience.   Our pay period is twice monthly.    Benefits offered include health insurance, paid holidays, vacation time and sick days as well as a 401K 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 Service, a permanent placement employment agency.  Plaza Personnel has specialized in direct hire medical staffing for Doctor’s offices in the San Diego area since 1991.   Please visit our website at

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