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?

What types of positions are you best qualified for?

Give a time when you went above and beyond the requirements for a project.

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Bonus Questions


  • What was the most difficult task you had to learn on your job at your last place of work? How did you go about learning it?
  • What will you do if you don't get this job?
  • Tell me about some of the long- or short-term plans you've developed for your department.

Daily Interview Tip

Don't forget, practice makes perfect: You might find it useful to think of your interview as a performance. As with any performance, practice makes perfect. If asked, "What kind of machines or equipment have you worked with?". Describe in detail what actual work skills you have. Don't be vague, supply all of the information that you have to offer. Present a specific and positive picture of what you can do. Use examples.