Executive Global Assessment


Knowledge Base Self-Assessment


What is a self assessment about?

A self assessment should be among the first steps you take when choosing a career direction. Learning about yourself helps you select what direction to pursue. HFMA provides skills self-assessments for healthcare finance professionals.

The self-assessments present HFMA’s finance competencies and are structured to identify required capabilities for the professional staff, managerial and executive levels. Taking the assessment is easy and you can use the results of the skills assessment to initiate career development by acquiring the skills you need for a particular position.


Indicate importance/relevance of each activity to your job and select the level of expertise/knowledge you have in this area.

I. Communication and Relationship Management

Communication and Relationship ManagementImportant
for my job
Competency Level
Yes No Novice
1

2
Competent
3

4
Expert
5
A.
Relationship Management
B.
Communication Skills
C.
Facilitation and Negotiation


II. Leadership

LeadershipImportant
for my job
Competency Level
Yes No Novice
1

2
Competent
3

4
Expert
5
A.
Leadership Skills and Behaviors
B.
Organizational Climate and Culture
C.
Communicating Vision
D.
Managing Change


III. Professionalism

ProfessionalismImportant
for my job
Competency Level
Yes No Novice
1

2
Competent
3

4
Expert
5
A.
Personal and Professional Accountability
B.
Professional Development and Lifelong Learning
C.
Contributions to the Community and Profession


IV. Knowledge of the Healthcare Environment

Knowledge of the Healthcare EnvironmentImportant
for my job
Competency Level
Yes No Novice
1

2
Competent
3

4
Expert
5
A.
Healthcare Systems and Organizations
B.
Healthcare Personnel
C.
The Patient’s Perspective
D.
The Community and the Environment


V. Business Skills and Principles

Business Skills and PrinciplesImportant
for my job
Competency Level
Yes No Novice
1

2
Competent
3

4
Expert
5
A.
General Management
B.
Financial Management
C.
Human Resources Management
D.
Organizational Dynamics and Governance
E.
Strategic Planning and Marketing
F.
Information Management
G.
Risk Management
H.
Quality Improvement