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Orthopedic Medical Assistant

Post Date: May 14th, 2020
Job Role
Orthopedic Medical Assistant
Full Time
$18.00 - $19.00 per hour
San Diego, CA
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Orthopedic Medical Assistant

This is a full time permanent position

We are a high-volume orthopedic clinic centrally located in San Diego, looking for a motivated, patient-oriented Medical Assistant to join our patient care team.  This position supports one of our Physician / Surgeons and his patients.

Orthopedic Medical Assistant Responsibilities

  • Room patients, obtain patient history, provide patient with instructions to prepare for exam/X-rays
  • Ensure and facilitate patient flow
  • Take necessary measurements (grip strength, leg strength)
  • Assist physician in exams and procedures
  • Draw injections
  • Schedule patients for offsite tests, lab work, scans, consultation appointments etc.
  • Manage medical supply stocking and inventory
  • Document patient care, response to care, and telephone contact
  • Record and document prescription refill telephone requests
  • Always comply with departmental policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as requested by Physicians, Administrator, or Business Office Manager

Orthopedic  Medical Assistant Qualifications

  • Medical Assistant certificate
  • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology
  • Two years clinical experience in an out-patient setting
  • CPR certified preferred
  • Knowledge of medications and medical supplies/equipment
  • Familiar worker’s compensation preferred
  • Knowledge in wound healing and complications preferred
  • Knowledge in fracture healing and complications preferred
  • Knowledge of the principles of aseptic techniques
  • Application and use of orthopedic equipment and supplies preferred

The pay rate is $18.00 – 19.00 hr. based on experience.  

benefits including health, dental and vision insurance and 401K savings plan.  

We pay for your parking.   We also provide you with scrubs.   

Job Type: Full-time Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm schedule



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