Medical Assistant Certification in New Jersey – NJ

Upon completion of your education through a New Jersey medical assistant school and practical training, you will then have the ability to apply to sit for your certification examination. The American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) is one organization in New Jersey responsible for the administration of the available certification exams. As a professional in New Jersey, medical office assistants must maintain an up-to-date CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation) card as a requirement of the medical community and the profession, specifically. Once you have received confirmation that you have passed the certification exam you are then ready to look for a job as a medical assistant in New Jersey.

New Jersey Medical Assistant Association

The New Jersey Society of Medical Assistants is a not for profit organization whose purpose is to allow medical assisting professionals to demonstrate their level of knowledge and skill. As well the NJSMA works to preserve and protect the rights that medical assistants have to work including their ability to assist in the practice of a well-run total health care delivery system.

Through campus based and online programs, aspiring Medical Assistants in Newark, Jersey City, Paterson, Elizabeth, Edison and Woodbridge, New Jersey may be able to prepare themselves for the possibility of employment in some of the largest hospitals and healthcare facilities in the state including the Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Bergen Regional Medical Center, Atlanticare Regional Medical Center and Hackensack University Medical Center.

New Jersey Society of Medical Assistants
133 Mercer Street
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

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