Nursing Manager Sample Job Interview Questions

Nursing Manager Sample Job Interview Questions

 

Here are sample Nursing Manager job interview questions designed specifically for the Nursing career field.

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Describe your experience with inventorizing and ordering medical supplies and materials.

How do you avoid mistakes when complying with Blood Borne Pathogen policy as well as zero-injury and safety policies?

What do you find most challenging when providing functional and technical assistance to MAs and LVNs. Why?

What is your experince with assisting in training, orienting and coaching new team members?

In your view, what is the most important aspect of coordinating in-service education for team members? Why?

Tell me a bit more about your background with promoting communication with and among nurses and physicians.

How do you ensure success when you providing timely coaching/recognition to nursing staff regarding their performance?

Can you tell me about an experience when people outside your work group have asked for your help in solving a problem or meeting an objective. How did you react? What did you do?

Different conditions, such as noise, strong fumes/odors, grease or oil, as well as the need to wear safety equipment, affect some workplaces. Tell me about a time when you experienced any of these conditions and how you felt about it. Why?

Walk me through yesterday (or last week) and tell me how you planned the day’s (or week’s) activities.

What work-related accidents or “near misses” have you had as a Nursing Manager?

What qualities do you think make a great Nursing Manager?

What formal training did you receive on the job at your last place of work? How did you do?

Describe a time when you saw the potential for new pricing or financing options for products and services. What did you do about it?

We don't always feel comfortable selling our product or service to every customer we encounter. Have you ever felt uncomfortable selling a product or service to a customer? Why?

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Bonus Questions


  • How do you define success and how do you measure up to your own definition?
  • Think about some times when your work was above standard and when it was below standard in our job. Think of several memorable examples. What were some reasons for the differences in performance?
  • How do you determine how much influence you'll need to use to get others to do the job right? How do you show this? Give an example.

Daily Interview Tip

Be prepared to convince the employer you're perfect for them: Preparation for the big day is essential and key to this is knowing yourself and knowing the company. Remember to show the hiring manager that can deliver under pressure. Explain that stressful situations are a learning and challenging experience. You could mention that we are always faced with pressure and deadlines in our lives and you do not mind the stress. Starting a conversation to get an information interview with a stranger is a challenge. You may feel shy, or afraid to impose, or worried that the person may not want to talk to you.