Validation Study on New Nurse Testing Program Concludes That Combined Assessments Are Predictors of Job Performance

Posted by Meredith Juengel on Tue, Mar 22, 2011 @ 10:53 AM

Three-year validation study shows that the combined Prophecy Assessments (Behavioral, Clinical, and Situational) help hospitals improve nursing programs by guiding them in the selection of their nursing job applicants. The use of valid and reliable assessment tools is the key that allows hospitals to reduce costs, build an effective team, and improve patient care.

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Topics: healthcare hiring tool, pre-hire healthcare assessments, Culture of Safety, reduce nurse turnover, Prophecy Healthcare

A Day to Celebrate Certified Nurses - March 19, 2011

Posted by Meredith Juengel on Fri, Mar 18, 2011 @ 11:29 AM

Wondering what constitutes a Certified Nurse?  The American Nurses Credentialing Center explains that "a registered nurse (RN) license allows nurses to practice. (National Board) Certification (in their specialty) affirms advanced knowledge, skill, and practice to meet the challenges of modern nursing."

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Topics: Culture of Safety, Holidays

Online Healthcare Testing: Proctored vs. Non-Proctored Environments

Posted by Meredith Juengel on Thu, Mar 17, 2011 @ 10:58 AM

As a follow up to our previous article on How to Select a Healthcare Hiring Tool, we thought we would dive into online testing in a bit more detail.  Specifically, on deciding whether or not to allow testing in proctored versus non-proctored environments.

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Topics: healthcare hiring tool, Clinical Assessments, Prophecy Healthcare

How Nurses Advocate a Culture of Safety

Posted by Meredith Juengel on Fri, Mar 11, 2011 @ 12:59 PM

As many of you all know, this week, March 6-12 is the National Safety Foundation's National Patient Safety Awareness Week.  Focused on raising patient safety activities and creating lasting relationships between providers, patients, and communities, the industry news scene has been flooded with articles on this topic.

One such article posted by EndoNurse took a different stance on the week by suggesting how

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Topics: Culture of Safety, National Patient Safety Awareness Week

A Culture of Safety Begins at the Front Door

Posted by Meredith Juengel on Fri, Mar 4, 2011 @ 15:25 PM

Prophecy Healthcare's Tribute to National Patient Safety
Awareness Week -  March 6-12, 2011

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Topics: validated clinical assessments, healthcare hiring tool, pre-hire healthcare assessments, Culture of Safety

Free Webinar Series: JC Certification Requirements Made Easy

Posted by Meredith Juengel on Thu, Mar 3, 2011 @ 10:45 AM

 

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Topics: Joint Commission Certification, Prophecy Professional Services

Top 5 Reasons to Use Validated Healthcare Competency Exams

Posted by Meredith Juengel on Fri, Feb 25, 2011 @ 10:25 AM

The Healthcare Industry commonly throws around the word "validated," but rarely explains the word's importance. This article provides a definition of the tabletop word as well as the top 5 reasons staffing agencies and hospitals in the healthcare industry should use validated competency exams.

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Topics: validated clinical assessments, healthcare hiring tool

How to Reduce Nurse Turnover in Year One

Posted by Meredith Juengel on Fri, Feb 18, 2011 @ 12:03 PM

Sometimes an article comes across that you can't seem to escape the similarities between your product's mission and the suggestions posed by the author.  Such was the case when we read John Commin's article for HealthLeaders Media - 5 Ways to Reduce Nursing Turnover in Year One.

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Topics: healthcare hiring tool, pre-hire healthcare assessments, reduce nurse turnover, Prophecy Healthcare

Congratulations to Prophecy's Director of Clinical Education

Posted by Meredith Juengel on Fri, Feb 11, 2011 @ 15:44 PM

Felicia Sadler, RN BSN, Prophecy Healthcare's Director of Clinical Education has been named to the 2011 Curriculum Advisory Task Force for ASHRM (American Society for Healthcare Risk Management).  The Curriculum Advisory Task Force will review and provide input on design of the curriculum map to support ASHRM's educational programming. 

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Topics: Prophecy Team, ASHRM, Prophecy Healthcare

Top 5 Things to Consider When Starting a Healthcare Staffing Agency

Posted by Meredith Juengel on Fri, Feb 4, 2011 @ 10:18 AM

The key to a successful start-up agency in the healthcare staffing arena is proper planning.  Before jumping in and signing paperwork, investigate these five areas in some detail.  After all, you only get one chance to enter the market effectively.

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Topics: Prophecy Professional Services, Start-up Staffing Agency