Nursing Interview Questions

  1. What drives you?
  2. Why should we hire you?
  3. What interests you in this career?
  4. Why did you choose the area of nursing?
  5. How do you stay current in your practice?
  6. Why are you interested in this nursing job?
  7. Where do you see yourself in a few years?
  8. Where did you get your qualifications from?
  9. As a care provider, the nurse should do first?
  10. Which of the ff: is not a characteristic of PD?
  11. What do you like and don?t like about the job?
  12. What nursing organizations do you belong to?
  13. What are your likes and dislikes about the job?
  14. The nurse shows a patient advocate role when?
  15. Preparing the client for the termination phase begins?
  16. What are the most important skills a nurse should have?
  17. What is the length of orientation provided to new nurses?
  18. Why did you choose your current nursing area of specialty?
  19. Are you currently working towards additional certifications?
  20. Are there any licensed practical nurses working on the units?
  21. Why do you want to work in our hospital and/or community?
  22. What do you do to keep up-to-date with the nursing position?
  23. Under what structure is leadership provided to the floor nurses?
  24. What would you say you enjoy most about the nursing profession?
  25. Which of the following drugs needs a WBC level checked regularly?
  26. Where did you get your training and what certifications do you have?
  27. Which is the following is the most appropriate during the orientation phase?
  28. What do you consider to be the most difficult challenges a nurse has to face?
  29. What do you believe is the most challenging aspect of the nursing profession?
  30. What are the opportunities for ongoing education and professional development?
  31. Why is record keeping and documentation an important part of caring for patients?
  32. What do you believe is one of the most important personality traits for a nurse? Why?
  33. A female client undergoes yearly mammography. What level of prevention is this?
  34. How long has it been since you worked in (ER, OR, ICU, or particular specialty area)?
  35. How do you typically manage difficult patient family members, can you give an example?
  36. What do you believe is the most challenging part about working for an institution of this type?
  37. How do you believe that your prior work experience has shaped your outlook on your career?
  38. A 16-year-old child is hospitalized, according to Erik Eriksson, what is an appropriate intervention?
  39. How do you motivate yourself, and your co-workers to provide the highest quality care for patients?
  40. 60 years old post CVA (cardio vascular accident) patient is taking TPA for his disease. What level of prevention is this?