Competency assessment, also known as competency evaluation, it’s the process of looking into the current skill levels of employees and the potential competencies they could acquire or enhance. If done for the entire team and against a specific standard, it reveals the skills gaps that need to be filled if a company wants to reach its strategic goals.
Competency is defined as the application of knowledge, skills and behaviours used in performing specific job tasks.
Accurate laboratory test results depend on staff being competent in performing a range of procedures that occur throughout the entire examination process.
Competency assessment is defined as any system for measuring and documenting personnel competency. The goal of competency assessment is to identify problems with employee performance and to correct these issues before they affect patient care.
Principal approaches to assessing Competencies