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 is the difference between hard work and smart work?

What makes you angry?

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Bonus Questions

  • How often are your customers uninterested or hostile? How do you cope with them? Tell me about one of these situations.
  • At your last job, were you satisfied with your unit's or team's performance? Why/Why not? What did you do to contribute to or correct it?
  • What have you learned about sales in the last years? Give some examples of how you have used this knowledge.

Daily Interview Tip

Summarize your attributes, including your ability to get along with others and appropriate personal information to show stability and a well-rounded character. Answer the question that's been asked, you don't have to give all the answers you've practiced. First impressions are invaluable and body language marks an interviewee's first communication with a potential employer.