Performs a variety of clinical, technical, secretarial and medical transcriptionist functions in relation to patient care and general office duties in applicable Center under the general guidance of the Charge Nurse, Practice Supervisor or Practice Manager, staff physician, and/or Medical Director.
High school diploma or equivalent and completion of a formal Medical Assistant program that is recognized by the State of New Jersey as well as medical transcription training required.
Previous MA experience in a clinic, physician's office or outpatient setting preferred or eligibility for certification required. One to three years medical transcription experience.
Medical Assistant: Certification as a Medical Assistant preferred.
Certified Medical Assistant: Current and valid certification as a certified medical assistant or registered medical assistant required. BCLS certification 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.
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 Health Medical Group's 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. 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. Ability to use a computer and word processing system and able to type 50-55 words per minute.
Medical terminology required. Familiarity with dictation and transcription equipment.
Area of Talent: Allied Health & Technical
Organization: Valley Physician Services
Department: VP RESP HEALTH-RDGWD
Status: Full Time (36+ hrs/week)
Schedule: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Valley Health System