Med Surg Skills Checklist

Please fill in and submit the form below or download the application form here and email to marty@pinnacletravelstaffing.com.

1 = Not Performed   2 = Minimal Experience   3 = Proficient

Meds/IV Therapy

Administer PO Medications
Administer NG/GT Meds
Administer IM & SQ Meds
Peripheral IV Insertion
Mix IV Infusion w/ Additives
Administer IV Medications
Heparin/Saline Locks
Needle-less Systems
Infusion Pumps
Discontnue Peripheral IVs
Pain Assessment/Management
IV Rate Calculation
Antibiotics
Antihpertensives
Anticoagulants
Anticonvulsants
Diuretics
IV Conscious Sedation

Correctional Skills Assessment

Restraint

Full Restraints
Wrist Restraints
Ambulatory Cuffs

General Nursing, Part 2

Isolation Techniques
Wrist Restraints
Full Restraints
Ambulatory Cuffs
Alarm Systems
Cultural Diversity
Ethnic Awareness

Administrative Duties

Documentation
Maintain Clinic Flow
Order Supplies/Equipment
Restock Infirmary
Use Computer to Obtain/Enter Info
Assemble Medical Record
Maintian Medical Record Manage
Provider Orders Schedule
Appointments Maintains Unit Logs
Records Multi-Disciplinary
Planning OSHA Guidelines
Inmate/Patient Education

Vascular

Draw Blood for Lab Studies
Administer Blood
Administer Blood Products
Hyperalimentation/TPN
Central Venous Lines (CVL)
CVLs Dressing Change
Hickman/Broviac Catheters
Intake and Output
Assess for Edema/Fluid Overload
Periphiral Pulses
Ultrasonic Doppler

Respiratory

Establish Airway
Assist with Intubation (ETT)
Ventilate with Ambu-bag
Suctioning
Incentive Spirometry
Nasal Cannula
Face Masks
Assessment of Breath Sounds
Ambuing Techniques

Neurology

Neuro Assessment/Vital
Signs Seizure Prcautions
Assist with Lumbar Puncture

Genitourinary

Straight/Foley Cath
Obtain/Instruct Catch Urine
Suprapubic Tube
Nephrostomy
GU Irrigations

Gastrointestinal

Assess Bowel Sounds
Assess GI Distress/Bleeding
Insertion/Monitoring NG Tube
Tube Feedings via Flexible Tubes
Gastrostomy Tube Monitor/Feed
Colostomy Care
Enemas

Orthopedic

Crutch Walking
Cast Care
Traction
K Wires
Amputation

Cardiac

Use of Cardiac Monitors
Interpretation of Arrythmias
Telemetry
Perform 12-lead EKG
Assist with Code
Defibrillation/Cardioversion
Cardiac Arrest/CPR
Arterial Lines
Central Venous Pressure Readings

Care of Patient With

Shunts & Fistulas
Renal Failure
Renal Transplant
Nephrectomy
Nephrostomy Tube
Hemodialysis
Peritoneal Dialysis
Hysterectomy
Porstate Surgery
Bladder Irrigation
Acute MI
Congestive Heart Failure
Pre/Post Cardiac Cath
Pre/Post Cardiac Surgery
Aneurysm
Permanent Pacemaker
Temporary Pacemaker
Heart Transplant
Open/Closed Head Injury
CVA
Spinal Cord Injury
Craniotomy
Drug Overdose/DTs
GI Bleed
Wound Dehiscence
Abdominal Wounds
Drains

Neurological

Pre/Post Neuro Surgery
Neuro Assessment/Vital Signs
Glascow Coma Scale
Assist with Lumbar Puncture
Monitoring Intracranial
Pressure
Seizure Precautions
Aneurysm Precautions
Coma
Spinal Cord Injuries

Psychotropic Agents

Rapid Tranquilization
Antipsychotic Agents
Hypnotics
Antianxiety Agents
Antidepressants/Mood
Elavators
Antimanic Agents
Anticonvulsants
Anticholinergics/Antiparkinsons

General Nursing Care

Establish Airway
Assist with Intubation (ETT)
ETT Extubation
Ventilate with Ambu-bag
Suctioning
Incentive Spirometry
Nasal Cannula
Face Masks
Ventilators
Obtain Arterial Blood Gases (ABGs)
Interpret ABGs
Chest Tubes
Chest Percussion

Care of Patient With

Pre/Post Thoracic Surgery
Traceostomy
Pulminary Emboli
Lung Transplant
Lobectomy
Bronchoscopy
Pneumonia
Chest Tubes
Thoracotomy

General Nursing

Admit & Orient Patients
Discharge Patients
Supervise Unlicensed Worker
Vital Sign Monitoring
Pulse Oximetry
Urine Dipstick
Blood Gluscose Monitoring
Wound Care /Debridement
Dressing Changes
Wound Drains (JP/Hemovac)
Positioning/Transferring
Restraints
Advance Directives
Isolation Techniques
Knowledge/Familiarity with HCAHPS Scores

Other

Pre-Operative Care/Preparation
Post-Anesthesia Care: General
Post-Anesthesia Care: Spinal
Post-Anesthesia Care: Block
Multiple Trauma Patient
Burn Patients
Oncology
Chemotherapy
Bone Marrow Transplant
Liver Transplant
AIDS
Diabetic/Teaching Care
Postmortem Care
Newborn (birth-30 days)
Infant (30 days - 1 year)
Toddler (1 - 3 years)
Preschooler (3 - 5 years)
School Age (5 - 12 years)
Adolescents (12 - 18 years)
Young Adults (18 - 39 years)
Middle Adults (39 - 64 years)
Older Adults (64+ Years)

Age of Patients Cared For

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