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Medical Assistant Orthopedic

Post Date: July 9th, 2021
Job Role
Medical Assistant Orthopedic
Full Time
$19.00 - $21.00 per hour
San Diego, CA
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Medical Assistant Orthopedic

San Diego based private practice looking for an experienced Medical Assistant.  We are hiring a dedicated and self-motivated Medical Assistant to support one of our Doctors and his patients.  The Doctor specializes in Sports medicine and shoulder surgery.   Orthopedic experience preferred.

This position is full time permanent.  The schedule is Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.  Tuesday 7:30 to 6:30 and Friday 8:30 to 1:00 pm

The practice is centrally located in San Diego close to Scripps Mercy Hospital. 

Medical Assistant Orthopedic Requirements:

  • Medical Assistant certificate.
  • 2 or more years work experience as a Medical Assistant in a private practice or clinic with experience in patient care.
  • Orthopedic experience preferred.
  • Administrative skills to support Physicians with electronic medical records and insurance authorization for tests ordered.
  • Compassion and a strong commitment to first class customer service with patients and co-workers.
  • Excellent verbal & written English language communication skills.
  • Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred.

Medical Assistant Orthopedic Responsibilities:

  • Rooming patients, measuring vital signs, reason for visit and charting using EMR.
  • Preparing and stocking patient rooms.
  • Assisting Doctor with patient office visits and office procedures including splits and casts on Doctors clinic days.
  • Ordering tests for patients per Doctors instructions and getting insurance authorization as needed.
  • Our Doctor is in demand and very busy while also taking time to meet the needs of every patient.  He needs and organized and compassionate Medical Assistant to help with his patient care / office visits.
  • Other duties may be assigned by Dr. and Office Manager.

​The schedule is Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.  Tuesday 7:30 to 6:30 and Friday 8:30 to 1:00 pm


The rate of pay is $19 – 21.00 hr. to start.  Health and dental insurance, paid holidays and vacation pay.  401K savings plan.  We provide scrubs.  We also provide and pay for your parking.  


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 Doctors offices in the San Diego area since 1991.   Please visit our website at  NEVER A FEE TO THE APPLICANT

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