Hot Jobs and articles of interest

Medical Appointment Scheduler

Post Date: September 3rd, 2021
Job Role
Medical Appointment Scheduler
Full Time
$18.00 - $20.00 per hour
San Diego, CA
Job ID


Medical Appointment Scheduler

This is a Full-time permanent position for a Medical Appointment Scheduler with well-established San Diego based private practice.   We are centrally located in San Diego, close to Scripps Mercy Hospital and we provide parking for our employees.  

We are hiring a Medical Appointment Scheduler who will handle up to 100 calls per day as part of a team of 3 schedulers.  We schedule patient office visits and create new patient charts for all patients coming into our medical practice to meet with one of our Doctors.

To be successful in this role you must enjoy interacting with people, be able to relate well with a variety of personalities and have good verbal communication skills. Must have a cheerful disposition with a calming affect when interacting on the telephone. A self-motivated individual who can work well with interruptions, understand the need to be precise with information-gathering tasks and is able to convey instructions effectively. Enjoy working as part of a small team.

The schedule is Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Medical Appointment Scheduler Qualifications

  • High school diploma.
  • Minimum two years of medical office experience.
  • Understanding of authorizations required third party payors (particularly managed care plans), Medicare, Medi-Cal and workers’ compensation.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Good general office skills.
  • Superior oral communication skills.
  • Good command of the English language, professional grammar, and a clear understandable speaking voice.
  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time. Ability to type up to seven hours intermittently throughout the work day.


Medical Appointment Scheduler Responsibilities

  • Answer calls requesting patient appointments and schedule appointments according to each Physician’s standardized template.
  • Advise callers regarding practice payment/cancellations policies and pre-authorization requirements as appropriate.
  • Enter patient demographics into the computer system.
  • Confirm that authorizations for appointments are obtained prior to appointment and recorded on the patient’s account.
  • Produce patient information sheet and charts for new patients.
  • Review Physician schedules 48 hours prior for errors or re-scheduling needs.
  • Perform other duties as requested by Physicians, Central Scheduling Lead, Administrator, or Business Office Manager.


Medical Appointment Scheduler Compensation

$18.00 – 20.00 hr.  Benefits include health insurance, dental and vision.   We offer a 401K savings plan.  Paid time off for holidays, vacation and sick day pay.  We also provide parking and pay for your parking.



Our commitment to you

Plaza Personnel Service specializes in direct hire staffing for medical 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.  Never a fee to the job applicant.

This opportunity is offered through Plaza Personnel Service, a permanent placement employment agency.  Plaza Personnel has specialized in direct hire staffing for medical and business offices in the San Diego area since 1991.   Please visit our web site at

For other opportunities offered by Plaza Personnel Service as well as articles of interest please visit our blog at Plaza Personnel Service Blog and check back from time to time

Do you have a favorite social media site?   Plaza Personnel Service is on  Facebook,  PinterestTwitter,  LinkedInYouTube and Instagram

Check us out on your social media site and see why other people have been happy with Plaza Personnel Service.


medical surgery scheduler jobs in San Diego, Ca. Plaza Personnel Service, A permanent placement employment agency, a medical staffing agency


Apply Now

    Upload Resume
    Less than 10MB size and in PDF, DOC, DOCX or TXT file formats.