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 was your greatest disappointment?

Tell me why you want to work here.

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Bonus Questions


  • Give some examples of teamwork.
  • Compare your sales last year to the year before. This year to last year. Why the difference?
  • Sometimes strict organizational policies make it very difficult to get our work done. Can you think of a time when you had to bend a rule to get your work done more efficiently?

Daily Interview Tip

Be careful of your outfit and appearance for your interview. It's vital you do your research into the culture and ethos. Find a way to express who you are as best you can. Practice responses to interview questions - but don't try to memorize them. Being yourself is essential to interview success. Responses need to feel and sound natural. When looking for work, share your goals/ambitions with family and friends and talk about your successes.