CNA Sample Job Interview Questions

CNA Sample Job Interview Questions

 

Here are sample CNA job interview questions designed specifically for the Nursing career. Be sure to check out more Nursing interview questions.

Describe your experience with preparing & serving normal meals; assisting with eating.

How do you avoid mistakes when making and changing bed/linens; dusting and vacuuming rooms?

what interests you most about this job as a CNA?

Tell me about a time as a CNA when you had to negotiate expectations with (parents, professors, peers).

Tell me about one of your most successful formal presentations as a CNA. What was your approach?

What is the corporate vision of your current company? In what ways have you made this happen in everyday activities as a CNA?

What changes have you tried to implement in your area of responsibility? What have you done to get them under way?

In your view, what is the most important aspect of reporting any change in mental & physical condition or home situation to the nurse? Why?

What qualities do you think make a great CNA?

What do you find most challenging when tidying kitchen, dishwashing, tidying bedroom, bathroom and personal laundry . Why?

Some people like to work on their own (out of home, a car, etc.) while others like to work out of an office. Which do you prefer as a CNA and why? What is your experience doing this?

What’s the most difficult CNA job you’ve ever done?

What do you know about when helping patients with bathing in bed, tub and shower; grooming; care of teeth & mouth?

What do most new staff forget to do when transferring from bed to chair, wheelchair and in walking with or without devices?

Have you ever set up a course of action to accomplish a long-range goal or vision as a CNA? What was it and how did you set it up?

Why were you laid-off? Best Answers

Why do you want to work at our company?

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Bonus Questions


  • Tell me about a time when you had to edit someone else's writing. How did you go about it? Tell me about some detailed projects that you worked on. How did you handle the details?
  • What was your biggest accomplishment / failure in this position?
  • List some people at outside your work group whom you utilized to improve your group's success. Why did you use them and what was the result?

Daily Interview Tip

Use the "Tell me about yourself" question to show how your background fits the employers top 5 priorities. Volunteer and go to events where hiring authorities may be found. Ratchet up your networking to include anything that exposes you to hiring authorities who can get past your tenure issue because now they know you. If asked why you left your last job, avoid saying anything negative about yourself or your previous employer.