Valley Health System Paramus , NJ 07652
Certified Medical Assistant, CARDIAC SPECIALTY-RW
This position provides the OB patient with a dedicated member of VMG to guide them through their obstetrical care up to the post-partum visit. The role of the OB Counselor is to provide the patient with a quality experience, to ensure the coordination of services, and to work closely with the physicians in managing the patient's pregnancy.
This is a highly visible position. Working knowledge of obstetrical tests, interpretation of results, recording od test results, ability to prioritize, ability to communicate with patients, family, physicians in a professional and courteous manner. Performs a variety of clinical, technical, and clerical functions in relation to patient care and general office duties in applicable Practice under the general guidance of the Practice Manager, and/or Staff Physician.
High school diploma or equivalent and completion of a formal Medical Assistant program that is recognized by the State of New Jersey.
Previous MA experience in a clinic, physician's office or outpatient setting preferred. Certification required.
Current o Current and valid certification as a certified medical assistant or registered medical assistant recognized by the Board of Examiners such as American Medical Technology (AMT), American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) required. o BCLS certification preferred upon hire, will be required. Understanding of the operations of a medical practice preferred.
Strong orientation towards the provisions of high quality, cost effective and comprehensive medical care. Ability to use effective organizational and time management skills to set priorities and respond quickly to urgent/emergent situations. Strong communication--both oral, written and presentation skills to convey information in a clear and concise manner to persons of varied age groups, customers and/or groups.
Ability to create, maintain and support a high functioning team; establish and foster cooperative working relationships with staff and management; and function effectively as part of that team. Demonstrates behavior that is courteous, caring, respectful, and compassionate at all times. o Demonstrates ability to listen and respond in a non-judgmental manner, with clear expectations. Demonstrates behavior that is consistent with the Valley Health System's Behavioral Standards, as well as the Valley Physician Services Mission and Vision Statements.
Ability to represent the organization positively at all times. Ability to respect confidentiality of private healthcare, financial and other company information at all times. Ability to honor commitments to the job and members of the team.
Ability to speak constructively about co-workers and the organization. Ability to assume responsibilities and accountability for job duties and organizational responsibilities. o Ability to support company-wide efforts to improve and maintain a high level of patient/customer satisfaction, as evidenced by (but not limited to) customer/patient satisfaction survey scores and other organizational and System's targets.
Area of Talent: Allied Health & Technical
Organization: Valley Physician Services
Department: VP CARDIAC SPECIALTY-RW
Status: Full Time (36+ hrs/week)
Schedule: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.