Medical Assistant 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.

Proficiency Scale:

1 = No Experience

2 = Need Training

3 = Able to perform with supervision

4 = Able to perform independently

General Duties Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
Awareness of HCAHPS 
Administrative procedures 
MDS Coordinator Admit/discharge patients 
Blood glucose monitoring 
Coordinate scheduling 
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 
Patient's physical exam 
Patient procedures 
Diagnostic testing and procedures 
Discharge instructions 
Therapeutic procedures 
Cardiac Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
Assist with emergency 
Perform 12 lead EKG 
Use of cardiac monitor 
Vascular Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
Apply/monitor noninvasive BP monitor 
Intake and output 
Discontinue peripheral IV 
Manual BP 
Phlebotomy draws 
Pulmonary Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
Apply nasal cannula/face mask 
Incentive spirometry 
O2 saturation monitor 
Neurology Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
Assist with lumbar puncture 
Neurological evaluation 
Seizure precautions 
Orthopedic Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
Cast care 
Crutch walking 
Gastrointestinal Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
Assist with feeding 
Nutritional evaluation 
Instruct/obtain clean catch urine 
Straight/Foley catheter female 
Straight/Foley catheter male 
Medication Administration Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
Vitamins, minerals, herbs 
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) 
Subcutaneous (SQ 
Age Specific Competencies Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
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)