ERIC Number: ED380644
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Multi-Skilled Healthcare Worker Assessment.
This assessment instrument is designed for use in evaluating the workplace literacy skills of individuals applying for employment in various hospital departments, including food service, housekeeping, environmental services, occupations, including food service occupations. The instrument is divided into two parts. Part 1 is designed to be administered verbally on a one-on-one basis and to be scored immediately. Part 2 is designed as a paper-and-pencil assessment that applications may complete individually. The instrument, which is designed to be administered without time limitations, tests applicants' ability to understand a variety of written materials encountered by hospital personnel, including hospital menus, excerpts from an environmental services handbook, sample procedures for cleaning rooms, and a flowchart of housekeeping procedures. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Allied Health Occupations, Community Colleges, Content Area Reading, Functional Literacy, High School Equivalency Programs, Hospital Personnel, Literacy Education, Personnel Evaluation, Reading Ability, Reading Tests, Two Year Colleges, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Students
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Community Coll. and Occupational Education System, Denver.