Dignity Health Receptionist in SANTA MARIA, California


About Pacific Central Coast Health Centers

Midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco reside the charming Central Coast communities of Santa Maria, San Luis Obispo, and Arroyo Grande. Here, the mission of Dignity Health can be found at Marian Regional Medical Center, French Hospital Medical Center, Arroyo Grande Community Hospital and Pacific Central Coast Health Center’s (PHC).

PHC organization was formed to provide the management, organizational and operational support for community clinics. The philosophy guiding PHC’s practice is to provide the ideal environment for health care delivery. The team approach to patient care is inherent in a group practice environment. Every employee of PHC is a team member who can affect patient care profoundly, either in a positive or a negative sense. Many patients, due to illness, are not at their best and there may be difficult management problems. Tact, understanding, support and patience are essential to a good patient-physician relationship. Each employee is encouraged to contribute toward this successful relationship.


Position Overview:

In keeping with the Pacific Central Coast Health Center philosophy, the receptionist supports and promotes excellent customer service. Actively participates as a team member in the systems, functions, and activities of the health center. Duties include but are not limited to: handling incoming calls and direct them as necessary. Register and pre-register patients, ensure insurance authorizations have been obtained if required. Schedule appointments and coordinate procedures as necessary.

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of experience as a receptionist working in a medical clinic setting or closely related field, required.

  • Ability to speak and read Spanish and English, required.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Medical Terminology experience is preferred.


At least three years experience as a receptionist working in a medical clinic setting or closely related field. Ability to speak and read Spanish and English required.

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Job ID 2018-48991

Employment Type Full Time

Department Adult Clinic

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Pacific Central Coast Health Centers

Shift Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours 8-5