Nurse Leader – Short Form

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Appropriate For New Applicants
Existing Employees
Comprehensiveness Intermediate
Administration Time - 1 hr
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Scoring Options Internet icon
Language English
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The Nurse Leader solution is an assessment used for job candidates applying to entry-level nurse leadership positions who tend to supervise hourly employees. Sample tasks for these jobs include, but are not limited to: planning and preparing work schedules, assigning nurses to specific duties; coaching nurses’ on attendance, conduct, schedule adherence, and work tasks; developing nurses' skills ; training subordinates; prioritizing multiple tasks and priorities; and making day-today decisions with minimal guidance from others in a healthcare setting. Potential job titles that use this solution are: Nurse Leader or Nurse Manager.

One Sitting

Job Levels: Management
Localizations Available: US English, UK English
Max Number of Questions: 192
Approximate Completion Time: 59 minutes
Number of Sittings: One
Designed for Unproctored Environment: Yes
Question Format: Simulation, Multiple Choice, Multiple Choice – Adaptive

Two Sittings

Job Levels: Management
Localizations Available: US English, UK English
Max Number of Questions: Screening: 90 items Selection: 163 items
Average Testing Time: Screening: 42 minutes Selection: 50 minutes
Number of Sittings: Two
Designed for Unproctored Environment: Screening: Yes Selection: No
Question Format: Simulation, Multiple Choice, Multiple Choice – Adaptive

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies Measured

One Sitting

Verbal Ability: This assessment measures the ability to extract relevant information from written sources and make objective judgments on the basis of that information, logically complete sentences, and understand relationships between words. It provides an indication of how an individual will perform when working with reports, correspondence, instructions, and research information. Verbal ability is commonly required to support work judgment and decision-making in many different types of jobs at all levels.

Accuracy: This component measures the tendency to be thorough and precise in approaching work and personal activities. This trait is characterized by: being accurate; finding and correcting errors; and maintaining order in work and personal affairs.

Assertiveness: This component measures the tendency of a person's effectiveness in directing and influencing others. This trait is characterized by: persuading and negotiating effectively with others; influencing others' decision-making; and coordinating others' efforts to accomplish work.

Responsibility: This component measures the tendency of a person's responsibility for his/her own actions and a commitment to performing assigned tasks. This trait is characterized by: reliability; proactive involvement in work; and a dedication to complete even the most mundane tasks.

Motivation: This component measures the tendency to set and accomplish challenging goals, while persisting in the face of significant obstacles. This trait is characterized by: working hard; taking satisfaction and pride in producing high quality work; and being competitive.

Innovation: This component measures the tendency of one's creativity in working through problems and making decisions. This trait is seen as: producing novel solutions to problems; using imagination to create unique ideas or products; and logically applying multiple and inventive strategies when considering alternatives.

Independence: This component measures the tendency of a person's willingness to take action and to make decisions independently. This trait is revealed in: working effectively without immediate supervision; not being overly dependent on help from others; and being resourceful in the face of challenges.

Management Potential: This component measures the tendency to make good judgments about how to effectively respond to work situations. This is determined by scores derived from the candidate's responses to questions regarding situations one would likely encounter as a manager.

Professional Potential: Measures the tendency to have potential for professional success across industry type and functional area. This is characterized by scores that are derived from responses to questions regarding academic and social background, and aspirations concerning work.

Two Sitting

Screening

Verbal Ability: This assessment measures the ability to extract relevant information from written sources and make objective judgments on the basis of that information, logically complete sentences, and understand relationships between words. It provides an indication of how an individual will perform when working with reports, correspondence, instructions, and research information. Verbal ability is commonly required to support work judgment and decision-making in many different types of jobs at all levels.

Management Potential: This component measures the tendency to make good judgments about how to effectively respond to work situations. This is determined by scores derived from the candidate's responses to questions regarding situations one would likely encounter as a manager.

Professional Potential: Measures the tendency to have potential for professional success across industry type and functional area. This is characterized by scores that are derived from responses to questions regarding academic and social background, and aspirations concerning work.

Accuracy: This component measures the tendency to be thorough and precise in approaching work and personal activities. This trait is characterized by: being accurate; finding and correcting errors; and maintaining order in work and personal affairs.

Assertiveness: This component measures the tendency of a person's effectiveness in directing and influencing others. This trait is characterized by: persuading and negotiating effectively with others; influencing others' decision-making; and coordinating others' efforts to accomplish work.

Responsibility: This component measures the tendency of a person's responsibility for his/her own actions and a commitment to performing assigned tasks. This trait is characterized by: reliability; proactive involvement in work; and a dedication to complete even the most mundane tasks.

Selection

Verbal Ability: This assessment measures the ability to extract relevant information from written sources and make objective judgments on the basis of that information, logically complete sentences, and understand relationships between words. It provides an indication of how an individual will perform when working with reports, correspondence, instructions, and research information. Verbal ability is commonly required to support work judgment and decision-making in many different types of jobs at all levels.

Coaching and Development: This component measures the tendency to know how to be effective while engaging with direct reports. It includes the following behaviors: demonstrating trust and empathy, listening for facts as well as feelings, having influence over others without needing to resort to measures of control, providing constructive feedback, showing genuine interest in employee’s self-development, showing patience and encouraging employees to come up with solutions to their own problems.

Motivation: This component measures the tendency to set and accomplish challenging goals, while persisting in the face of significant obstacles. This trait is characterized by: working hard; taking satisfaction and pride in producing high quality work; and being competitive.

Innovation: This component measures the tendency of one's creativity in working through problems and making decisions. This trait is seen as: producing novel solutions to problems; using imagination to create unique ideas or products; and logically applying multiple and inventive strategies when considering alternatives.

Independence: This component measures the tendency of a person's willingness to take action and to make decisions independently. This trait is revealed in: working effectively without immediate supervision; not being overly dependent on help from others; and being resourceful in the face of challenges.

Monitoring: This component measures knowing how to assess the effectiveness of a team's performance. This is characterized by the ability to track the progress and quality of work of the team members, identify poor or unacceptable performance, and recognize changes promptly.

Decision Making: This component measures the tendency to effectively choose a course of action that is consistent with the available facts and constraints. This is characterized by the ability to identify issues and draw conclusions from the information provided.

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