Nursing Assistant – 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 Nursing Assistant solution is for entry-level positions in a clinic or hospital environment. Sample tasks for this job include, but are not limited to: turning and repositioning bedridden patients, feeding patients who cannot feed themselves, and observing patients’ conditions, including measuring and recording food intake. Potential job titles that use this solution are: Certified Nursing Assistant, Nursing Aide, Patient Care Technician, and Hospital Attendant.

Job Levels: Entry Level
Localizations Available: US English, UK English
Max Number of Questions: 221
Approximate Completion Time: 41 minutes
Number of Sittings: One
Designed for Unproctored Environment: Yes
Question Format: Simulation, Multiple Choice, Multiple Choice – Adaptive


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies Measured

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.

Emotional Resilience: This is a measure of optimism, empathy, and emotional control. It shows a tendency to believe good things are possible, be even-tempered, and understand what others are experiencing. This trait is characterized by: a desire to listen, understand, and accept others' problems or opinions; an ability to communicate to others the understanding of their experiences; an ability to be respectful and nonjudgmental; a capacity to identify with others on an emotional level; the ability to stay calm and collected when confronted with adversity, frustration, or difficult situations; the ability to avoid being defensive; the absence of extreme mood swings; generally high spirits; and an attitude of enthusiasm, joy, and excitement.

Patient Focus: Measures the tendency to show persistent enthusiasm when interacting with patients. This trait is characterized by: apologizing sincerely for inconveniences, being patient, tolerating rude patients calmly, and searching for information or products for patients.

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.

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.

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