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?

In what circumstances have you found it difficult to persuade others to your point of view? Give specific examples.

Have you ever followed up with peers or other departments on the status of products or services that you needed? Tell me about one of these situations.

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Bonus Questions


  • Describe a situation in which, you had to decide whether to accept or replace an idea, product, material, part, etc. What did you decide, and why?
  • What is good customer service?
  • Can you think of some projects or ideas not necessarily your own that were successfully sold or implemented primarily because of your efforts?

Daily Interview Tip

If you ask the interviewer interesting questions, you can engage the interviewer and open up the conversation. All employers want to hire someone who is not often absent from work. If asked about health or attendance, let the interviewer know that you do not have any health issues which will cause you to take a lot of sick days. You do not have to go into your health history for the interviewer. Prove your team focus by explaining how the various individuals in a group complement one another in carrying out certain tasks. Give specific examples of your personal experience in a group