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?

What's your salary history?

How do you think I rate as an interviewer?

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Bonus Questions


  • How could you tell when things were going well at your previous employment? Give me the most memorable example of how you knew things were going well with the details in a process, function, operation, or activity.
  • How would you handle a decision for which no procedure existed?
  • What can you contribute to this company?

Daily Interview Tip

This can be difficult, but it is essential for your development. You may find it easier to receive if you apply through a headhunter as they usually have long-standing relationships with employers, ensuring that candid feedback is given to them about a candidate post-interview. The interviewer is trying to determine what you know and like about the company, whether you will be willing to make a commitment to the job, and if your skills match the job requirements. If asked to describe a time when you didn't get along with someone, be honest. Everyone has had situations where he or she disagreed with a boss, and saying that you haven