Health & Medical Tests

Health and medical tests evaluate candidates on the essential skills and competencies required for a position in these industries.


What are health & medical tests?

Health & medical tests assess candidates on the core skills and aptitudes that are important for many roles within these industries. The tests are usually administered in the early stages of the recruitment process, typically after candidates submit their application but before any formal interviews are conducted.

The tests consist of a series of carefully designed questions (mostly multiple-choice), covering a range of areas such as personality, interpersonal skills, problem-solving and comprehension skills. Candidates who perform well on this test have demonstrated they may have the fundamental knowledge and skills to perform their chosen role to a high standard.

About the Health & Medical Tests

Roles in the health & medical industry are challenging and certainly not for everyone, requiring a specific set of traits and skills to be successful, such as attentiveness, good communication, and empathy.

Neuroworx's health & medical tests assess candidates on these key competencies and skills to ensure you hire the most capable candidates for your position.

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Why use pre-employment testing in the health & medical industry?

It can be difficult to determine which candidates have all the necessary skills and competencies for your healthcare role just by looking at their CV or application. Experience can count for a lot, but it can still be challenging to guarantee a candidate's true suitability based on work history alone.

Neuroworx's health & medical tests help overcome this problem by providing you with an extra layer of scrutiny, allowing you to test key skills at scale. The test is easily administered to candidates in your talent pool and gives you a set of straightforward test results to compare candidates on their strengths and weaknesses.

The health & medical test could be useful for a variety of roles, such as:

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Results for the Health & Medical Tests along with other assessments the candidate takes will be compiled to produce a candidate report.

The report is automatically generated and available both online and as a downloadable pdf so they can be shared with other team members and employees alike.

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Which specific tests did you use?

At the core of health & medical work the following tests are useful in measuring the quality of your hires:

  • Verbal reasoning test
  • Interpersonal skills test
  • Personality test
  • Numerical reasoning test

Verbal reasoning test

Verbal reasoning tests assess a candidate's communication and comprehension skills by presenting them with a written passage, followed by multiple-choice questions based on the text.

Whether you are reading a medical report or a medical prescription, reading comprehension skills are essential in the health & medical industry. The verbal reasoning test helps reveal a candidate's language skills and abilities, making the test particularly useful in the recruitment process for this health & medical role.

Interpersonal Skills test

Working in the health & medical industry often involves communicating with a variety of people each day, such as patients, family members of patients, and other medical personnel. Strong interpersonal skills are therefore essential for an individual to interact and engage effectively with patients and coworkers to ensure the best quality of care or service is provided.

The interpersonal skills test presents candidates with a series of hypothetical workplace scenarios to assess candidates on these necessary interaction and communication skills.

Personality test

A personality test is an assessment of a candidate's traits, preferences, and motivations, which is an effective predictor of how they might perform in the workplace. Candidates are presented with a series of statements and must rate to what extent they agree or disagree with the statement on a Likert scale.

The tests explore a range of personality facets that are typically important in the health & medical industry such as detail orientation, sociability, and stress tolerance.

Numerical reasoning test

Mathematical ability is an important skill in the health & medical industry, for example, medical personnel often need to be proficient in taking measurements and converting units.

Numerical reasoning tests assess a candidate's mathematical problem-solving. The test requires a candidate to be adept at reading data presented in the form of graphs, charts or tables and using basic mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, and multiplication to solve a problem.


Predictor of job success

Neuroworx provides evidence-based recommendations for tests to use for over 750 jobs. Our recommendation engine leverages data from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) developed by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).


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  • Fully accredited

    All our Health & Medical s tests are written by accredited psychologists and fully validated.

  • For all levels

    We offer Health & Medical s tests for all levels so you can assess all roles within your organisation.


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  • Smart automations

    Automated actions such as alerts and reminders ensure a smooth candidate experience.

  • Instant results

    Receive candidate results in real-time so you can make decisions in hours, not days.


Make better hires

Improve hiring with bias-free, data-driven decisions.

  • Analytics dashboard

    Our full array of candidate performance metrics will provide actionable data on each of your candidates.

  • Candidate comparison

    Simple, easy-to-use candidate comparison reports mean you don’t need to be a psychologist to interpret them.


You’re in good company

Provides all the data and high-level metrics we need to make fast hiring decisions. Neuroworx has been particularly helpful in scaling our operations since we moved to remote working.

Greg, CEO, Reverse Media Group, Australia
Greg, CEO, Reverse Media Group, Australia

Focusing on data reduced the subjective decision making from our hiring process and allowed us to reduce bias and make better hiring decisions.

Izzie, Head of HR, iZettle, Sweden
Izzie, Head of HR, iZettle, Sweden

We used Neuroworx as part of our Finance Graduate Scheme recruitment and it was just what we needed – really simple to send candidates the link to complete and clear to see how they all compared. And great value for money!

Christina, HR Director, Cancer Research, UK
Christina, HR Director, Cancer Research, UK


Curated by our team of experts

Scientifically validated by psychometric specialists

  • Our team of assessment experts is made up of I/O psychologists, psychometricians, and subject matter experts who work closely together to ensure each test is accurate and reliable.
  • Our subject matter experts are rigorously vetted and typically have several years of experience working in their industries and hold advanced credentials.

Health & Medical Tests FAQs

What are important skills in the health & medical industry?

Important skills for a candidate in the health & medical industry include:

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Effective communication & interpersonal skills
  • Teamwork
  • Adaptability
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Empathy
What is a typical recruitment process in the health & medical industry?

A typical recruitment process might look like this:

  • Application
  • Psychometric tests
  • Telephone/video interview
  • Face to face interviews
  • Job offer
What is the cost for Neuroworx's health & medical test?

We believe in simple, transparent pricing. We operate monthly and annual subscriptions so you can pick the perfect plan for you. Don't worry if you're not sure: you can always upgrade or downgrade later, or speak to us to discuss the option of a custom made plan to fit your needs. This is all you ever pay – no set-up or hidden fees.

Can I get a free trial?

Yes, sign up (no credit card required) and we'll give you a 7-day trial completely free. You'll get unlimited access to create as many jobs and test as many candidates as you like. You can cancel any time and you won't be charged anything.

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