My duties as an MA on a regular day, were to intake pt., prepare the rooms, do labs, send meds to the pharmacy, answer calls, triage pt., refer pt. , do prior auth for meds, admit pt. to hospital, assist Dr. on stress test, iv on echo with bubbles. draw blood, scan info into pts charts, request records , vital signs. ekg's , but my strongest duty will always be to make the patient feel secure and comfortable, and no matter what the DX. is he will be in good hands.