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.

  • Calendar

  • Ability to
    prioritize, juggle multiple tasks and meet deadlines, a team player.

  • Bilingual

  • Excellent
    organizational, proofreading and detail oriented skills.

  • Strong
    Communication Skills (Written/Verbal).

  • Take vitals (Bp.,
    Wt., and Resp.)

  • Compassionate, skilled patient care

  • Dependable and


Computer literate.
Working Knowledge of computer software

  • Microsoft Office
    2007 and 2008

  • Data entry,
    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

    Employment History:

    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
    Secretary/Billing input   

    1997 to1998

    Temped for hospital, responsibilities consisted of temporary coverage entering billing information in hospital AS400 database for administrative staff on maternity leave. 

    References:  Upon Request


    • ID#: 72868
    • Location: Elizabeth, NJ , 07202

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