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Medical Records Coordinator

Post Date: February 11th, 2021
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Medical Records Coordinator
Full Time
$16.00 - $18.00 per hour
San Diego, CA
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Medical Records Coordinator

We are looking for a Medical Records Coordinator to provide administrative support in the business office related to medical records.  We are a busy orthopedic private practice setting with 8 Doctors. 

The office is located close to Scripps Mercy Hospital in Hillcrest.

This position is full time permanent.  Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 5:00  


Medical Records Coordinator Qualifications:

  • High school diploma.
  • Minimum one year medical office experience.
  • Good command of the alphabet with accurate filing skills
  • Familiar with medical terminology.
  • Current knowledge of medical/legal requirements associated with patient record keeping and release of records.
  • Basic office skills including keyboard entry, computer record retrieval, faxing, filing and copying.
  • Good telephone skills and an ability to triage phone calls appropriately and expediently.


Medical Records Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Receive, retrieve, fax, copy, scan, distribute and/or file documents related to the medical record in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Retrieve and organize medical records for daily schedule and deliver to appropriate receptionist no less than 24 hours in advance of scheduled appointments.
  • Respond appropriately and timely to request for files.
  • Distribute incoming fax documents to appropriate staff in a timely manner.
  • Retrieve charts and documents from main deposit points around the office for refile.
  • Process outgoing mail in the afternoon as assigned.
  • Copy patients’ personal medical records and return to patients as needed.
  • Obtain chart notes and reports necessary for referrals and fax to appropriate source.
  • Answer phone inquiries in an efficient, courteous and timely manner.
  • Obtain appropriate records release and prepare/process records for release.
  • Demonstrate genuine cooperation with all aspects of the injury and illness prevention program, including compliance with all rules and regulations, and continuously practice safety while performing assigned duties.
  • Perform other duties as requested by Physicians, Administrator, or Business Office Manager     


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

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

Health insurance, paid holidays and vacation pay, 401K savings 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 Doctor’s offices in the San Diego area since 1991.   Please visit our website at    NEVER A FEE TO THE APPLICANT

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