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?

Have you planned any conferences, workshops, or retreats? What steps did you take for one of these?

How do you establish performance standards for your subordinates? Tell me about the process you use. Give an example of a time when this worked for you.

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Bonus Questions


  • Tell me one thing about yourself you wouldn't want me to know.
  • Have you ever oriented a new employee to a technical task or area? Tell me about one of these situations.
  • What are some of the reasons for your success?

Daily Interview Tip

If you were not successful in the interview, ask if the employer knows of any other job openings in your line of work. Select references who will comment fairly and positively. Before giving a reference, ask permission to use them as a reference. After an interview, write a letter to the interviewers and thank the interviewers for taking the time to interview you.