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Nursing & Allied Health Assessments

An assessment solution to help you hire, onboard, develop, and retain the best clinicians

#1 in Healthcare Assessments

Relias Assessments is the national leader in holistic, healthcare assessments. Great patient care begins with great people. We offer clinical, situational and behavioral assessments tailored to specific specialties to provide insights validated to predict nurse success.


Holistic Assessment

Evaluate clinical competency, situational competency, and behavioral characteristics to predict nurse success in a role.

Multiple Use Cases

Use for applicant screening, new-hire selection and placement, post-hire orientation and onboarding, or internal transfers.

Externally Validated

External experts have confirmed a statistically significant relationship between a candidate’s score and their ultimate job performance.

100% EEOC Compliant

Assessments adhere to the Federal Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures to ensure job-relevance and inclusion for all protected groups.

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of U.S. nurses have been assessed in the last 6 years


Clinical exams encompass nursing & allied health specialties


Assessments completed by clients around the world

Validated, Predictive Assessments

Relias Assessments evaluates competencies and generates easy-to-use reports in three areas critical to a nurse’s success. Our three validated, predictive assessment types provide a combined, weighted score for each candidate, giving hiring managers a single point of reference to predict a nurse’s likelihood of success in a specific role.

Clinical Assessments

Provides insight into job knowledge and critical skills a nurse must have on day one, specialty by specialty.

Situational Assessments

Utilizes video simulations to identify how a nurse candidate would respond in various clinical scenarios.

Behavioral Assessments

Assesses personality attributes such as the ability to work in teams and handle high-stress environments.

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“A formally validated, legally approved assessment process evaluating the ‘whole’ candidate – clinical skills, personality/attitude and interpersonal skills – has demonstrated impressive results in improving retention rates of both graduate and experienced nurses and has been expanded to include Allied health and non-clinicians.”

Lori Halula, Director of People Operations, Mission Health

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The Power of Assessment Data

Relias Assessments provides individual scorecards and robust reporting to identify strengths and areas for improvement. Our reports generate rich data, which is used during the hiring process to screen candidates and shape interviews. This data is also used during post-hire for onboarding, lateral transfers, and professional development.


Data-Driven Hiring

Hire nurses with the right mix of clinical competency, behavioral characteristics, and interpersonal skills.

Strategic Placement

Place nurses in the role and specialty area best suited to their personality and skill sets.

Personalized Onboarding

Create tailored, targeted onboarding plans per individual learning needs.

Interpersonal Interactions

Provide recommendations on how to best work with an individual based on personality attributes.

Annual Competency Evaluations

Ensure competency for incumbent nurses, lateral transfers, as well as float pool personnel, per diem nurses, traveling nurses.

Nurse Succession Planning

Measure competencies unique to being a preceptor, charge nurse, and clinical nurse manager and identify those with personality traits to lead.

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“Relias Assessments is an evidence-based tool that allows nurse managers, educators, HR to make smart hiring decisions. Nurses are able to enjoy their job and the literature is very clear that all great patient outcomes are associated with that.”

Theresa McGuire, Magnet Program Director, Professional Development Specialist and RN Residency Program Coordinator, Mercy Health Saint Mary's

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Proven Impact of Relias Assessments


Reduced Turnover

Within two years, a large regional hospital system experienced an 81% reduction in turnover with a cost-savings of $2 million, and a community hospital experienced a 79% drop in turnover.


Reduced Orientation Time

A large west coast health system reduced one cohort’s precepted onboarding from 18 weeks to 12 weeks and reported a cost-savings of $300 thousand.


Increased Nurse Satisfaction

A Midwest academic medical center improved Casey-Fink GN ratings across 100% of items surveyed, reporting increases ranging from 7 to 53 percentage points.

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Trusted by National Leaders

pre hire assessments

Mission Health

Case Study

Standardized pre-hire screening process with Relias Assessments, lowering the overall 90-day attrition rate by 4% and reducing turnover by 81% over 2 years.

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Mercy Saint Mary's

Mercy Health Saint Mary's

Case Study

Utilized Relias Assessments to increase nurse satisfaction and reduce turnover to 8%, far below the national average.

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