Skills assessment exam for RN employment???

  1. 0 Hi Everyone!
    I hope you all are well. I have a question for you all. I am taking a skills assessment examination for employment at Montefiore medical center in the Bronx. I was wondering if anyone took this exam?? And if so, how did you study?? I feel "skills assessment" is extremely vague and wanted to prepare for it. I appreciate any feedback! Thank you in advance
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    Joined Jul '12; Posts: 78; Likes: 11.

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  4. Visit  kakamegamama profile page
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    Not too sure about there, but my experience has been the skills are those we were taught in nursing school---basics, really. The specific ones to the unit you will be on should be taught/reinforced during your orientation. Good luck to you!
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  5. Visit  jennilynn profile page
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    I never had to do it, but my best guess would be basic skills....BLS, vital signs, finger stick, donning PPE, restraints; then maybe more facility specific stuff.... Protocols, pumps, labeling lab specimens, pt transfers, etc
    My facility requires a yearly skills refresher course every year and these are some of the skills they cover.
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    Thank you for the feedback!
  7. Visit  HouTx profile page
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    So this is a pre-employment assessment? If so, it has to be pretty universal in terms of the stuff that is included. It also has to meet very stringent validity & reliability standards that prove it is absolutely non-discriminatory. So, shouldn't be any problems.

    My organization uses post-employment testing instead of pre-employment. We use the results to make sure that the right stuff is included in orientation - and that we don't waste time on stuff you already know.
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    I heard from a friend that the exam consists of nursing math and some medication questions but that was for her hospital which is not the one I'm interviewing for.
  9. Visit  mariebailey profile page
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    I bet a med cal review wouldn't hurt
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    I agree. That's what I will do Thanks
  11. Visit  RunningnurseBX profile page
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    Hello NS81,

    I was wondering if you took the pre-employment test for RNs at Montefiore yet because I have to take it next week and I'm very nervous!!!
    Any advice or tips would be amazing.
    Thanks!!
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    Quote from RunningnurseBX
    Hello NS81,

    I was wondering if you took the pre-employment test for RNs at Montefiore yet because I have to take it next week and I'm very nervous!!!
    Any advice or tips would be amazing.
    Thanks!!
    Hi! Yes, I took it and scored 100% on both exams!!! There's a proper medication administration examination and a calculation exam. I didn't find them difficult at all. I would suggest for you to review mg to grams, weight etc... if you have time. Good luck!


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