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Medical Assistant Orthopedic Surgery

Post Date: October 27th, 2021
Job Role
Medical Assistant Orthopedic Surgery
Full Time
$19.00 - $20.00 per hour
San Diego, CA
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Medical Assistant Orthopedic Surgery

Our San Diego based private orthopedic practice is hiring an experienced Medical Assistant.  This role will support one of our orthopedic Surgeons, specializing in foot and ankle surgery, with patient care in our clinic setting.

This position is full time permanent.  

Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.  

Location: San Diego close to Scripps Mercy Hospital. 


Medical Assistant Orthopedic Surgery Requirements:

  • Medical Assistant certificate or pre-med education with related experience.
  • 1 or more years recent work experience as a Medical Assistant in a private practice or clinic with experience in clinical patient care preferred.
  • Orthopedic experience preferred.
  • Administrative skills to support Provider using Electronic Medical Records (EMR).
  • Experience with insurance verification and authorizations for stat tests ordered preferred.
  • 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.
  • Must be self-motivated and organized to succeed in the role.

Medical Assistant Orthopedic Surgery Responsibilities:

  • Rooming patients, measuring vital signs, reason for visit and charting using EMR.
  • Preparing and stocking patient rooms.
  • Assisting Doctor with patient office visits, rooming patients and assisting Doctor with patient care pre op and post op
  • Ordering tests for patients per doctor instructions and getting insurance authorization as needed.
  • Other duties may be assigned by Dr. and Office Manager.

The rate of pay is $19.00 to 20.00 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.


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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. 

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