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Post Date: March 7th, 2019
Job Role
Medical Assistant
Full Time
$16 - $18 per hour
San Diego, CA
Job ID


Medical Assistant 36 hours per week

We are hiring a Medical Assistant with skills and experience in both Clinical Medical Assistant and Front Desk Administrative duties.  This position is with a long-standing private practice with one Doctor and one Nurse Practitioner.  The role will be a combination of Clinical Back Office and Front Office administrative duties supporting both providers. 

This position is full time permanent.  Monday – Thursday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Friday 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.   36 hours per week.

We are in Hillcrest, next door to Scripps Mercy Hospital.

Medical Assistant Qualifications:

  • A Medical Assistant certificate with 2 or more years of recent work experience as a Medical Assistant and Medical Administrative Assistant or PSR in a private practice or clinic.
  • Experience with rooming patients, taking vitals and stocking rooms.  
  • Knowledge and experience with patient medical insurance plans, insurance verifications and authorizations.
  • Organized, self-motivated and enjoys a busy pace with multi-tasking.
  • Computers skills and accurate keyboarding for scheduling and charting using EMR.
  • A team player who will assist at the Front Desk while also working as a Clinical Medical Assistant.


Medical Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Room patients, take and record vital signs.
  • EKG and treadmill testing.
  • Administer injections.
  • Update patient charts using Eclinical Works EMR
  • Verify insurance coverage before patient visit and schedule appointments and tests.
  • Confirm next day appointments.
  • Prescription re-fills as approved by Doctor.
  • Call patients with lab results as instructed by Doctor.
  • Answer phones, triage calls, take messages and schedule appointments.
  • Check patients in and out at front desk.
  • Other duties may be assigned by Doctor or Office Manager.


This is a full-time (36 hours per week) permanent position.  We take pride in offering a positive place to work and value our employees and their contribution to our team.   In our small office environment, you will have the opportunity to make a difference every day and see the results of your work. 

The pay rate, based on experience $16-18.00 hr.   

The Doctor pays 100% for your health insurance and 2 weeks of paid vacation after the first year.   We also offer a pension and profit share plan.  We also provide and pay for your parking.


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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. 

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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