Nurse interview questions

Nurse interview questions

Top sample / examples of 30 Nurse interview questions

1. Tell me about yourself and how you came to enter the nursing profession?
2. What is your understanding of informed consent in health care and how does this affect your daily work?
3. How would manage this situation – they give a typical medical emergency situation.
4. What do you understand about the term audit appraisal/ revalidation / New Deal / clinical governance?
5. Why did you choose __________ as your specialty area of nursing?
6. What are the attributes of a good nurse? Which of these attributes do you have?
7. Is the expanding role of nurses a benefit or a danger to the medical profession?
8. For this nursing grade E position we are looking for a candidate who is able to take personal responsibility for their own objectives, setting priorities and scheduling work. Please tell me how you would do this?
9. Describe how you would manage a relative in crisis following a sudden death?
10. You have heard rumours that one of your colleagues is taking drugs. You also know that some drugs have disappeared from the cabinet. How do you react?
11. One of your colleague seems to be suffering from stress. What do you do?
12. Let me give you a workplace scenario. One of your Nursing staff repeatedly calls in sick even though you suspect they are not telling the truth. As Nurse Team Manager how would you respond to this person and what would you do to resolve the situation?
13. Is the expanding role of nurses a benefit or a danger to the medical profession?
14. What is your experience in e.g. removing a chest tube? How many / how regularly have you performed such a task?
15. You see a patient verbally abuse another nurse. What is your response?
16. What kind of feedback would I obtain from your patients if I asked them?
17. For this nursing grade E position we are looking for a candidate who is able to take personal responsibility for their own objectives, setting priorities and scheduling work. Please tell me how you would do this?
18. Describe how you would manage a relative in crisis following a sudden death?
19. You have heard rumours that one of your colleagues is taking drugs. You also know that some drugs have disappeared from the cabinet. How do you react?
20. One of your colleague seems to be suffering from stress. What do you do?
21. Let me give you a workplace scenario. One of your Nursing staff repeatedly calls in sick even though you suspect they are not telling the truth. As Nurse Team Manager how would you respond to this person and what would you do to resolve the situation?
22. Would you have any concerns if we did a background check on you?
23. What would we find if we did a background check?
24. When did you qualify and how do you keep up to date with changes in the Nursing guidelines and other healthcare approaches?
25. What do you see as being the advantages and disadvantages of Evidence Based Nursing Practice?
26. What experiences outside nursing have you found useful in your medical career?
27. Give an example of a situation where your work was criticised.
28. What recent changes have you noticed within the health service and what is your opinion of these changes?
29. What new practices do you know of are taking place in the hospital?
30. Imagine that one of the senior nurses is doing something that you do not agree with. How would you deal with this situation?

These above interview questions can be applied for

• Nurse practitioner
• Practice nurse job specification
• Practice nurse
• Nurse manager
• Nurse supervisor
• Clinical nurse
• School nurse
• District nurse
• Adult nurse
• Nurse midwife
• Learning disability nurse
• Occupational health nurse job specification
• Occupational health nurse
• Sexual health nurse
• Paediatric nurse
• Nurse assistant

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One Response to “Nurse interview questions”

  1. Kevin Mitchell on June 30th, 2010 at 8:03 am

    the good thing about choosing a medical career is that it is a high paying job.”`:

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