Nurse Assistant / Patient Care Technician Test

Hire the best patient care technician / nurse assistant using pre-employment personality testing.

Pre-Employment Test

Purpose: Nurse Assistants, also known as Patient Care Technicians (PCT) are by the nature of their work unlicensed paraprofessionals. Without credentials, how do you know the candidate you are considering hiring has the temperament, skills, and outlook to handle the extraordinarily taxing duties of a nurse assistant? Our Patient Care Technician Test helps you find out.

This test, like all of our online job-specific personality tests, will reveal the real personality of the Patient Care Technician candidate, enabling you to trust your hiring decision is the right one for your facility and, most importantly, your patients.

About This Test: This test will take most candidates approximately 20-30 minutes. It consists of 1 part:

  • An untimed personality assessment

What the Report Gives You: A graphical display of personality trait scores, feedback regarding strengths and developmental concerns, and suggested interview questions.

Testing Process:

  • Immediate score report upon completion.
  • Proctoring desirable but not required.
  • The use of mobile phones is discouraged.

Options: Contact us to learn how we can customize the test content for your hiring process or the way information is presented in the report to meet your specifications.

Sample Personality Item:

For the statement 
on the left
I feel very strongly about it
I feel it describes me most of the time
I can’t decide between the two statements
I feel it describes me most of the time
I feel very strongly about it
For the statement 
on the right
No matter how busy I am, I always take the time to do careful proofing and correct mistakes.
My job is so demanding and hectic that I rarely take the time to proof my work.

(Sample questions differ from actual test appearance and do not contain real test content.)

The Nurse Assistant / Patient Care Technician Test Evaluates:

Less Desirable Behaviors Test Content Desirable Behaviors
Argumentative, critical, demeaning Agreeableness Pleasant, easy going, respectful
Timid; hesitant to speak up; lets other people direct actions and conversations Assertiveness Able to persuade and influence; can direct actions and conversations
Fails to live up to promises Conscientiousness / Dependability Reliable, dependable
More concerned about self than customers. Stingy with time and service Customer Service Responsiveness Concerned about customer satisfaction, giving and helpful
Overreacts to stress, gets upset easily Emotional Stability / Resilience Calm, level-headed, handles stress well
Lacks intuition about others’ feelings Empathy Sensitive to others’ feelings, empathetic
Bends rules to suit own purposes Integrity Strong moral code
Focuses more on the technical aspects of the profession, not on helping people Nurturance Likes to be a helper for people in need
Doesn’t want to coordinate with others Teamwork Able to coordinate and work cooperatively
Does the minimum Work Drive Willing to go the extra mile


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