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Tips to Get Clients to Accept Validated Pass/Fail Scores

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:08:18 GMT

Our recent Staffing Quality Survey revealed there are still healthcare staffing organizations with facility clients mandating an 80% passing score on clinical competency exams. Using arbitrary pass/fail cutoff scores, such as 80%, without being able to demonstrate it's validity results in the inability to defend such score in discriminatory litigation or audit under the OFCCP. Here are 4 proven ways to adopt the legal pass/fail scores organization-wide. read article »

New Ebola Education Module Launched – Free for 30 Days

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:10:17 GMT

Key to all infection control is consistent and meticulous implementation, practice and training. We believe this starts with education, and for this reason are offering all Prophecy clients the "Ebola: Communicable Disease Preparedness" education module free of charge for the next 30 days. read article »

National Survey Examines Effects of Pre-Hire Testing on Healthcare Staffing

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 19:32:05 GMT

As revealed in the full press release today, evidence from our Staffing Quality Survey conducted last month showed clinical competency testing, on its own, falls short of predicting job performance, leaving key performance flaws undetected. The survey produces actionable data helping agencies generate the best presentation of candidates during a time when nurses play a key role in facility reimbursements. read article »

Ebola Readiness & Customizable Travel Screening Download

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 14:52:31 GMT

Soon after news of the domestic case of Ebola, our agency clients began requesting a travel screening form that could be used with employees. We've developed a Travel Screening document and are more than willing to customize for, and send to, your organization, regardless of whether you are a current Prophecy Client, or not. read article »

Would practice tests help improve healthcare competency test scores?

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 21:56:49 GMT

Seems like an easy question to answer, right?! To be quite honest, for us, it wasn't. When exploring the idea of offering practice tests, a lot of what if's came to mind. read article »

Do behavioral assessments really work in ‘healthcare’ hiring?

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:01:07 GMT

The purpose behind using a behavioral assessment is to figure out whether or not the test-taker's innate behaviors as a human being line up with the requirements of the position. Job fit is key to employee satisfaction. Retaining top performers directly impacts a facility's bottom line. So, using a validated behavioral assessment tool to suggest job alignment upfront can significantly impact retention in the future. read article »

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