Medical Assistant Skills Assessment Test

Medical Assistant Skills Assessment

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Skills
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Assessment Summary
Medical Assistants are responsible for carrying out a range of administrative and patient care duties. The nature of the role requires candidates to have strong communication skills, administrative and patient assistance skills. A successful candidate will embody all of these necessary skills to implement them within the role.
Skills tested in this assessment
The skills tested in this assessment for a Medical Assistant include communication, administration and patient assistance. The candidate answers should showcase their ability to communicate effectively in typical health care situations, use administrational skills to prioritise and plan tasks, and display an in depth understanding of patient assistance.
What to test with this assessment
You can expect to learn whether the candidate can be relied upon to be an effective Medical Assistant for your company by showcasing how they approach patient assistance, how the candidate communicates both internally and externally and their administration skills. You’ll also get a sense for their personality and charisma in the video questions and see how they can articulate their thoughts and the logic behind their answers.

About the Medical Assistant Skills Assessment

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A Medical Assistant is an essential team member at any medical practice. They are responsible for performing many clinical tasks such as caring for a patient’s arrival, taking blood pressure, wound care and dressing, and communicating the special needs of a patient.  A Medical Assistant is also responsible for performing many administrative tasks in the workplace, including scheduling appointments, taking phone calls, and directing incoming patients and facilitating the flow of patients throughout the medical practice. A Medical Assistant will need to interact with both patients and other medical staff, to ensure all appointments run smoothly.

This Medical Assistant test assesses whether job candidates can create a welcoming and calm environment for patients, as well as being as efficient as possible to ensure that all patient needs are met. This can include communication, scheduling and confidentiality skills.

Candidates who perform well on this Medical Assistant skills assessment will have all the technical skills of patient clinical care care, and the administrative skills of managing health records and patient scheduling . They will also have the necessary soft skills to be able to communicate with visitors, and abide by confidentiality standards.

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Patient Assistance

Question Type: Video

You are seeing a new patient and required to take their blood pressure for the Nurse. In a brief audio recording, please talk us through your process of taking a patient's blood pressure.
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Communication

Question Type: Text

Imagine this scenario: You have a patient who is resisting your help as a Medical Assistant and is adamant they can look after themselves. What would you do in this situation?
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Administration

Question Type: Text

The Nurse asks you to order more of the following: 45 Gauze | $1.20 each 80 Wound packs | $3.80 each 60 Saline Drips | $4.10 each How much will the total be?

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