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 will you do if you don't get a job offer?

Have you ever led a meeting in which one or more participants were not serious about its purpose? What did you do?

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Bonus Questions


  • Have you ever needed to contact others in the organization to be sure they completed tasks on time? Tell me about one of these situations.
  • What problems have you encountered at work?
  • Jobs differ in the extent to which they offer people the opportunity to influence others at work. When have you been satisfied/dissatisfied by the amount of influence you had over others? Why? What did you do?

Daily Interview Tip

There are many people looking for work and applying for the same jobs so don't be so hard on yourself if you do not land a job right away. Facing an interview can rattle even the most confident people. Before the interview put together the things you'll need for the day. In the competitive and short timescale of an interview, your appearance and body language are going to play a significant role in showcasing who you really are.