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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Sample Job Interview Questions

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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Sample Job Interview Questions


Here are sample Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner job interview questions designed specifically for the Nursing career. Be sure to check out more Nursing interview questions.

Describe your experience with conducting psychotherapy with individual, family and group psychotherapy.

What type of training have you received on the paperwork required by statute, regulation and/or CHC Mental Health Policy and Procedures ?

Tell me a bit more about your background with high quality clinical data-gathering and analysis.

Often you have to negotiate with a patient to order to provide treatment.  When have you had to negotiate with a patient in the psych ward?

What kind of training or experience do you have with recognizing signs of suicide?


Briefly describe what a suicide risk assessment is.  Why is knowing how to conduct a suicide risk assessment important to the job of a psych nurse? 

How would you go about conducting homicide risk assessment?  When have you had to do this?  Describe the circumstance and the things you considered.

How do you ensure success when you coordinating with community agencies?

What qualities do you think make a great Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner?

It’s important in this job for you to observe gauges, instruments, or products to make sure things were right? How do you make sure that you do this accurately while tired?


Describe patient privacy with regards to electronic health records technology?

What do most new staff forget to do when conducting initial mental health evaluations?