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Orthopedic Medical Assistant

Post Date: April 28th, 2021
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 will support one of our Orthopedic Doctor / 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
  • Assist physician in the reduction of fractures
  • 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 Medical Assistant Lead.

Orthopedic Medical Assistant Qualifications

  • Medical Assistant certificate or related internships, volunteer or work experience
  • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology
  • Two years clinical experience in an out-patient setting
  • CPR certified
  • Knowledge of medications and medical supplies/equipment
  • Familiar with coding and worker’s compensation helpful
  • 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


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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