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Medical Assistant Orthopedic Surgery

Post Date: September 15th, 2021
Job Role
Medical Assistant Orthopedic Surgery
Full Time
$20.00 - $21.00 per hour
San Diego, CA
Job ID

Medical Assistant Orthopedic Surgery

Our locally owned private orthopedic practice is hiring an experienced Medical Assistant Orthopedic Surgery.  This role will support one of our orthopedic Surgeons and Physician Assistant with patient care in our clinic setting.

This position is full time permanent.  

Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.  

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

We provide parking for our employees.


Medical Assistant Orthopedic Surgery Requirements:

  • Medical Assistant certificate.
  • 3 or more years recent paid work experience as a Medical Assistant in a private practice or clinic with experience in clinical patient care.
  • Orthopedic experience preferred.
  • Administrative skills to support Providers and document charts using EMR.
  • Experience with insurance verification and authorizations for stat tests ordered.
  • Compassion and a strong commitment to first class customer service with patients and co-workers in a busy environment.
  • Excellent verbal & written English language communication skills.

Medical Assistant Orthopedic Surgery Responsibilities:

  • Rooming patients, measuring vital signs, reason for visit and charting using EMR.
  • Preparing and stocking patient rooms.
  • Assisting Doctor and Physician Assistant with patient office visits, rooming 70 -80 patients per day on clinic days.
  • Ordering tests for patients per Doctor and Physician Assistant instructions and getting insurance authorization as needed.
  • Other duties may be assigned by Dr. and Office Manager.

The rate of pay is $20.00 to 21.00 hr. to start. 

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health and dental insurance, paid holidays and vacation pay.  Life and disability insurance. 401K savings plan. Profit sharing.

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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