Unit Secretary Position / Certified Nurse Assistant
Maria Carmen Vella
501 Nile Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07202 – 908-469-4414 – Cell: 908-967-4846 E-Mail: MV1030@hotmail.com
Objective: Motivated, compassionate, reliable, responsible, medical professional seeking a career as
an Administrative Medical Professional in a healthcare facility where my skills
will be effectively utilized.
Over 10 years of experience as a department secretary.
Type 80 WPM.
prioritize, juggle multiple tasks and meet deadlines, a team player.
organizational, proofreading and detail oriented skills.
Communication Skills (Written/Verbal).
Take vitals (Bp.,
Wt., and Resp.)
Compassionate, skilled patient care
Working Knowledge of computer software
- Microsoft Office
2007 and 2008
information and records maintenance.
Branford Institute, 570 North Broad
Street, Elizabeth, NJ, 908-352-1004
Certified Nursing Assistant (passed both skills and written NJ State exams)
(90HRS) Program in NJDHSS-approved Nurse Aide in Long-Term Care Facilities course
in procedures in providing good nursing care to meet the physical, spiritual,
recreational and psychosocial needs of the resident learned with due respect to
resident/patient rights to privacy.
Preparation for the Nurse Aide candidate to take the New Jersey State
Department of Health and Senior Services Nurse Aide Licensing examination which
consist of skills evaluation and written examination on completion of
CNA – Clinical Externship: Cranford HealthCare
& Rehabilitation Center – 205 Birchwood Avenue, Cranford, NJ 07016.
Sanford-Brown Institute, Iselin, NJ –
Certified Medical Assistant
An intensive, ABHES accredited 900-hour course comprised of theoretical and
practical application of essential medical assistant skills including: Medical
Terminology, Anatomy, and Physiology, Clinical Skills: Measuring vital signs, examination room
preparation, finger sticks Glucose tests, and
urinalysis. Administrative Duties and
health Insurance Processing: Documentation, Computer usage, basic medical
billing and coding (ICD9 &CPT4), patient scheduling, filing and charting.
Medical Clinical Externship: Jorge Luis Delgado,
M.D., Elizabeth, NJ, 908 – 355-6122
180 – Hours of hands on the job training and practice which included telephone
reception, receiving patients, patient registration, patient care such as
measured vitals, EKGs, appointment
scheduling, call backs, charting, file maintenance, insurance verification,
prepare Super-bills, type and compose correspondence, fax and mail.
Sawyer Business School: Newark
Avenue, Elizabeth, N.J.
Secretary/WordProcessor: One year secretarial course
Trinitas Regional Medical Center - Adult Acute Partial Hospital
Department Secretary: 1998 - 2009
Summary of responsibilities: Telephone
reception, receiving and registering patients, set up and maintain department medical
record files, interacting with staff and patients, collecting daily service
billing, scheduled appointments on computer, assist department physician with
translations and vitals, assist with other departments coverage as needed.
Trinitas Regional Medical
Center - Kinship Connection Program
Elizabeth, New Jersey
Department Secretary 1998 to 1999
Responsible for greeting patients, entering demographic information in NJ State's Ryan White grant database. Maintained files for HIV patients, phone work (taking messages and directing them to appropriate department or staff), typed and composed department letters and forms, filing, meet deadlines and collect and submit billings forms daily and ordered supplies.
Elizabeth General Medical Center - Administration
Dept. Elizabeth, New Jersey Temp. - Administrative
Temped for hospital, responsibilities consisted of temporary coverage entering billing information in hospital AS400 database for administrative staff on maternity leave.
References: Upon Request