Medical Assistant Skills Checklist

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Medical Assistant Skills Checklist

Instructions: This checklist is meant to serve as a general guideline for our client facilities as to the level of your skills within your nursing specialty. Please use the scale below to describe your experience/expertise in each area listed below.

General Duties

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Awareness of HCAHPS
Administrative procedures
MDS Coordinator Admit/discharge patients
Blood glucose monitoring
Coordinate scheduling
Documentation
Dressing changes
Familiarity with advanced directives
HIPPA regulations
Isolation techniques
Observe for adverse medication reaction
Alert licensed staff of medication reaction
Patient education
Position/transfer patients
Prepare reports
Pulse oximetry
Lab draw
Screen/direct provider calls
Screen/direct patient calls
Urine dipstick
Universal precautions
Vital signs
Wound care
Patient’s health history ( Assist with)
Patient’s physical exam ( Assist with)
Patient procedures ( Assist with)
Diagnostic testing and procedures ( Assist with)
Discharge instructions ( Assist with)
Therapeutic procedures ( Assist with)
Cardiac

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Assist with emergency
Perform 12 lead EKG
Use of cardiac monitor
Vascular

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Apply/monitor noninvasive BP monitor
Intake and output
Discontinue peripheral IV
Manual BP
Phlebotomy draws
Pulmonary

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Apply nasal cannula/face mask
Incentive spirometry
O2 saturation monitor
Neurology

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Assist with lumbar puncture
Neurological evaluation
Seizure precautions
Orthopedic

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Cast care
Crutch walking
Traction
Gastrointestinal

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Assist with feeding
Nutritional evaluation
Instruct/obtain clean catch urine
Straight/Foley catheter female
Straight/Foley catheter male
Medication Administration

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Vitamins, minerals, herbs
Antibiotics
Antifungal
Antiviral
Psychotropic
Ophthalmic medications
Aural medications
Respiratory system medications
Cardiovascular system medications
Gastrointestinal system medications
Urinary system medications
Reproductive system medications
Endocrine system medications
Musculoskeletal system medications
Nervous system medications
Intramuscular (IM) (Immunizations )
Subcutaneous (SQ) (Immunizations )
Intradermal (Immunizations )
Z-track (Immunizations )
Age Specific Competencies

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Newborn/neonate (birth-30 days)
Infant (31 days-1 year)
Toddler (ages 2-3 years)
Preschool (ages 4-5 years)
School age (ages 6-12 years)
Adolescent (ages 13-21 years)
Young adult (ages 22-39 years)
Adult (ages 40-64 years)
Older adult (ages 65-79 years)
Elderly (ages 80+ years)
Please list any Additional Skills:

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Additional training:
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Additional equipment:
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I hereby certify that ALL information I have provided on this skills checklist, is true and accurate. I understand and acknowledge that any misrepresentation or omission may result in disqualification from employment and/or immediate termination.