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Front Desk Scheduler/Medical Assistant

MediQuest Alameda Seasonal/Temp
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 Great position! Opportunity for development! Contact MediQuest Staffing about this GREAT opportunity! 

Industry:                Healthcare

Location:               Must be able to travel to satellite offices in Concord, Pleasanton and Alameda

Position:                Front Office Admin / Medical Assistant

Hours:                    Monday – Friday / 8AM – 5PM

Rate:                      $18- $20/hour 

Bay area health care organization is seeking a Front Office Scheduler/ Medical Assistant with a can do attitude! Candidate must be able to travel to satellite offices. 

Candidate must have strong scheduling, referrals and authorizations experience along with knowledge of Athena EMR. Bilingual Mandarin or Spanish a plus!. For immediate consideration, please submit your resume to Email blocked - click to apply or call 1-833-633-7878, and ask for Nancy at MediQuest Staffing. 


  • Answer phones and answer patient’s questions; return calls
  • Escort patients to exam room
  • Take vital signs
  • Patient scheduling
  • Follow up on referrals
  • Maintain medical records
  • Prepare charts 


  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ recent experience working in a Medical Front Office / Scheduler position
  • Experience working for a Pulmonary or ENT practice
  • Ability to work with providers and assist with 40+ patients
  • Bilingual: - Mandarin or Spanish a plus!
  • Must be able to handle heavy saturation of incoming phone calls
  • Must be efficient in returning phone messages in a timely manner
  • Assist and answer questions from patients
  • Accurately and efficiently schedule patient appointments
  • Communicate effectively and compassionately with patients at all times
  • Experience with charting and prepping for clinical studies
  • Strong proficiency in Athena EMR. Knowledge of EPIC a plus!
  • Obtain insurance verification's and authorizations
  • Experience with accepting and processing co-pays and credit card payments
  • Assist patient’s prescription refills and communicate effectively with pharmacies
  • Excellent written and verbal communications
  • Handle and follow up on all referrals
  • Experience with medical records
  • Rooming patient
  • Take patients vital signs
  • Must be organized and attention to details
  • Must be able to travel to other site locations 

Referral Bonus—Know anyone? We have up to a $500 referral bonus program available!!


Skills required

Customer Service
Electronic Medical Record
Scheduling Appointments
Provide Logistical Support
Clerical Works


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For more than 40 years, MediQuest has provided expert, specialized staffing services for the healthcare industry. This reputation helps attract the best companies who need personnel in a wide range of areas, including healthcare administration, clinical, laboratory, and health insurance.

MediQuest's skilled recruiters always take the time to meet with you face-to-face, to learn about your unique background, qualifications and interests. An impressive 60 percent of our applicants are referred by friends - a true testament to our commitment! Whether you're seeking temporary employment with great benefits, or a full-time career opportunity, MediQuest can help open the doors to the job you've been searching for.

Here is a sample of the wide range of positions we fill for our healthcare clients:

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    …and more!
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