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Avant Healthcare Professionals Mock Interview

To help you prepare for an Avant Healthcare Professionals job interview, here are 31 interview questions and answer examples.

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Avant Healthcare Professionals has a diverse workforce. When have you worked amongst a diverse group of people?

How to Answer

Are you accustomed to working with a very large or diverse team of individuals? Assure the interviewer that you can handle an environment that offers diversity. Even better, give an example of being able to embrace diversity in the workplace.

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List of 31 Avant Healthcare Professionals Interview Questions & Answers

  • 1.

    Avant Healthcare Professionals has a diverse workforce. When have you worked amongst a diverse group of people?

      How to Answer

      Are you accustomed to working with a very large or diverse team of individuals? Assure the interviewer that you can handle an environment that offers diversity. Even better, give an example of being able to embrace diversity in the workplace.

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      1st Answer Example

      "I have worked with diverse groups of people most of my career, including my time in University. I am most comfortable, and happy, in this type of environment because it offers me unique learning opportunities."

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      2nd Answer Example

      "I am so glad you pointed out your need for diversity at Avant Healthcare Professionals, LLC. I greatly value diversity. I grew up in a fairly homogeneous town in Montana. When I hit my 20's, it was so important to me to learn about other cultures. I worked with community volunteer organizations in Peru, inner-city Chicago, and Russia."

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  • 2.

    Avant Healthcare Professionals was initially looking for someone with 5 years' experience in a similar role. Considering you have just 2 years' experience, would you be willing to accept this position at a lower salary?

      How to Answer

      Are you willing to earn your way up if the interviewer does not want to offer you top compensation? Discuss with the interviewer what you would expect for compensation if offered this position.

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      1st Answer Example

      "I would be happy to earn my way to the top compensation level if required. I do assure you that, despite my being shy of experience by a couple of years, I am a top performer and you would not be disappointed in my performance."

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      2nd Answer Example

      "I understand I do not quite meet the qualifications of experience you are looking for and am willing to be compensated in adjustment to that fact. However, I do look forward to proving my worth to Avant Healthcare Professionals, LLC in hopes to be considered for the median salary for the role."

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  • 3.

    What is your ideal job placement setting in regards to clinical focus?

      How to Answer

      For this question, your interviewer will be looking to find out where your motivation lies on the job itself to help place you into the best possible job to match your career goals. Do you have a preferred specialty are you wish to work with patients in? Do you want to be in a clinic or hospital setting? Be up front with your interviewer on what you are exactly looking for in the career field and don't hesitate to ask any questions of them.

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      1st Answer Example

      "Having worked as a nurse in Russia, I have a wide range of experience working with sick patients of all ages. My dream is to work in a maternity ward where I can work with newborn babies and care for the mothers. I have found the most joy in my career working with this population. If I wasn't able to right away, I would completely understand that and would work toward this during my career in the US."

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      2nd Answer Example

      "As an occupational therapist in the UK, I have worked in both the educational and healthcare settings and my dream for coming to the United States is to work as an OT in the healthcare setting. Ideally, I'd love to work in a home health setting where I can help patients settle into their home life after a debilitating injury or sickness."

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  • 4.

    If given the opportunity to transition to the United State through Avant Healthcare, will anyone be looking to make the transition with you? What will their priorities be in the transition?

      How to Answer

      Avant Healthcare has many resources available for employees that they hire to come to the United States, including immigration/visa coordination. Your interviewer will be looking to gain insight into what resources will be necessary if you are hired while also getting a feel for what your family members will be looking for if they relocate with you. This knowledge may be able to help Avant better be able to place you into a situation that will work well for your family.

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  • 5.

    What is your greatest weakness?

      How to Answer

      Pick a weakness that is not a core skill for this position. You can be candid in your answer; recognizing that you aren't great at something and acknowledging your need to improve. Be sure to have an action plan in place for improving on this weakness.

      Perhaps you are watching TED talks to gain skills in a particular area, reading the latest-and-greatest book on the subject, or maybe you are taking a seminar at a nearby community center. We are all human with our weaknesses, so don't be afraid to share yours!

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  • 6.

    Rate your problem solving skills from 1-10. How do you justify your rating?

      How to Answer

      The interviewer wants to know how you would rate your problem-solving skills. Of course, you want to give yourself a strong rating; however, it's essential that you remain realistic. Everyone has room to learn and improve! Be sure to justify your score as well.

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  • 7.

    Working for Avant Healthcare can provide you with a multitude of different working experiences in the United States. Are you open to moving around for experience or will you be looking to find a permanent placement at some point?

      How to Answer

      Avant Healthcare is able to help match their clients with the right job for them. To do this, it may take some different job assignments for you to find both your professional and personal fit. Be honest with your interviewer about your ability to be moved around on assignments once you are employed. This will give them an idea of how placing you on assignments will work the best.

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  • 8.

    What type of work environment do you dislike working in?

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      Are you pretty flexible in your ability to work in most environments? Have you experienced a position where the atmosphere wasn't conducive to your productivity? Be sure to know the type of situation offered in this position prior, to the interview. If you aren't completely clear on the workplace environment or culture, kindly ask the interviewer to expand on the work environment for you.

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  • 9.

    What is your motivation to bring your skills to a career in the United States?

      How to Answer

      Here is your chance to give your interviewer the chance to hear why you want to come work in the United States. Your motivation can come from many different directions, but it is important that you relate it all back to wanting to work in the United States to better your career. Is it the American Dream that you are searching for? Are you looking to relocate to be closer to family? Are you looking for more opportunities in your career? Avant Healthcare is all about the American Dream and providing opportunities for great workers looking to get their foot in the door with a great healthcare organization in the United States.

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  • 10.

    If hired with Avant, do you have any financial concerns about living and working in the United States? Are you familiar with the American dollar and banking in the United States?

      How to Answer

      Life in the United States can different greatly from other places in concern of personal finances. First and foremost, the American dollar is a different conversion than most other currencies and you should do your homework on what you think is a fair wage. Other items like banking, loans and tax rates are items that you should research and let your interviewer know if you have any concerns. Don't be afraid to let your interviewer know of your concerns in this area as their may be resources they can point you toward for research.

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  • 11.

    If Avant Healthcare Professionals hired you today, what would you accomplish first?

      How to Answer

      When you start a new position, it is essential to set a goal on how you will make a positive impact quickly after being hired. Tell the interviewer what your impact goal is, should you be the successful candidate. If you want to make an impact with your answer, refer to the immediate needs of the company such as increasing budgets, or improving patient care, for instance.

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  • 12.

    If you could expand your knowledge and expertise in any healthcare service area, which would you choose?

      How to Answer

      There are many facets of health care. If you could choose any area of healthcare to specialize in, which would you choose? Be sure to tie your answer into some aspects of what Avant Healthcare Professionals does.

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  • 13.

    What part of your healthcare career brings you the most stress?

      How to Answer

      Stress can often be a regular part of the day to day work experience. Talk to the interviewer about which areas of your career are the most stressful. Ensure that your answer does not include a factor that would make you appear unfit for the position. (IE: a bus driver should not find driving to be the most stressful part of the job).

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  • 14.

    Tell me about yourself.

      How to Answer

      Take a few minutes to tell the interviewer a few things about yourself. You can begin with your recent education, family life, volunteer work, or talk about your travels. Bring up anything that is interesting and highlights your ability to be a responsible, reliable, and bright individual.

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  • 15.

    Avant Healthcare Professionals supports a healthy work/life balance for all employees. How do you balance life and work?

      How to Answer

      It is essential to keep a healthy work/life balance to prevent burnout. Talk to the interviewer about how you can maintain that appropriate balance for yourself.

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  • 16.

    Do you have any transportation concerns once you come to the United States? Have you researched the option to obtain a drivers license in the United States?

      How to Answer

      Part of the services that Avant Healthcare offers are drivers training and obtaining licensure to drive in the United States. Your interviewer will be looking to get a feel for your experience driving a vehicle and how comfortable you are transporting yourself. It is okay to not have driving experience as many people who come to the US do not. Your interviewer will just need to know so a placement could be made where public transportation is available. If you don't currently drive but have ambitions to train and get licenses, let your interviewer know this as well.

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  • 17.

    Patient care requires a strong amount of compassion. Do you consider yourself a compassionate person?

      How to Answer

      To succeed in the healthcare services industry, you should have a solid level of compassion for your patients or customers. Talk to the interviewer about the compassionate qualities that you possess. How would you rate your level of compassion for others?

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  • 18.

    How would you describe your personality?

      How to Answer

      Personality and character are two very different things. The interviewer is looking for more information on your traits vs. your integrity. Your example could include buzzwords such as introverted, energetic, and confident.

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    When have you shown a willingness to learn a new method or new approach to solving a problem?

      How to Answer

      Being flexible, and able to handle change is a skill that all employers desire to see. Discuss with the interviewer your ability to approach a problem using new methods. Give a recent example but make sure to spend more time highlighting the resolution rather than the problem.

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  • 20.

    What concerns do you have about transitioning your career to the United States, both personally and professionally?

      How to Answer

      Transitioning you, your family and your career to the United States can be an overwhelming experience filled with many emotions: happiness, fear, anxiety and sadness Your interviewer will be looking to get a personal look at what you feel will be your concerns as you look to transition. Your concerns can be both personal and on the job, so it is important to be honest with your interviewer. No matter how you answer this question, make sure that you remain positive and confident in your ability to become a successful employee in the United States.

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  • 21.

    At Avant Healthcare Professionals we seek to hire individuals who have ambitions of growing their career. Where do you see yourself in 3-5 years?

      How to Answer

      Every hiring manager would like to know that their investment of time and training will pay off. Assure the interviewer that you see this position as a long-term fit. How does this role with Avant Healthcare Professionals fit into your longer-term plans?

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  • 22.

    Have you ever been involved in ordering medical supplies, maintaining inventory, or other types of health care related administrative duties?

      How to Answer

      The interviewer would like to know if you understand what it takes to keep on top of ordering medical supplies and inventory. Assure the interviewer that you are capable of foreseeing needs, and making the appropriate action. Highlight your ability to be responsible when it comes to related administrative tasks.

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  • 23.

    Are you familiar with the visa process in the United States? Do you feel that your education and experience qualify you for an EB-2 or EB-3 visa in the United States?

      How to Answer

      As you look to transition to a career and life in the United Stat e, it is important that you understand the immigration process as it relates to your visa. Your years of experience on the job and your international degree factor into your eligibility and which visa you qualify for. It is important for you to do your research to know what you qualify for. It is nice for you to know that Avant has a team of professionals that help handle a lot of the processing and legwork for your visa, but first you have to know if you meet the qualifications.

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  • 24.

    Do you have any living preferences in regard to region of the country, city size or climate to live in?

      How to Answer

      With Avant's ability to place employees in many different settings, your interviewer will be looking to hear your preference on what type of city, region and/or climate you prefer to live in once you are hired and relocate. Be open and honest with your interviewer to ensure that you are placed in a job location that suits your needs. Don't assume that you're interviewer will be able to tell your preferences by your application. If you're willing to try something new, don't hesitate to let your interviewer know.

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  • 25.

    Healthcare service companies require strong organizational skills and attention to detail. How do you ensure that your work is properly organized, and highly accurate?

      How to Answer

      The success of the healthcare industry thrives on the accuracy of information, and organization. Talk to the interviewer about the ways that you ensure accuracy and organization in your day to day activities. Perhaps you use a particular app or software. Maybe you are a pen and paper person. Whatever your method, be sure to highlight that you are successful in organizing your day.

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  • 26.

    In order to work for Avant Healthcare Professionals, you must be able to pass a full criminal background check. Do you consent to a full background check?

      How to Answer

      Working in the healthcare services industry means that you are in contact with vulnerable people, children, pharmaceutical drugs, drug-related equipment, confidential information, and other areas of sensitivity. Assure the interviewer that you are able and willing to pass a complete background check. If you have a criminal record, you must disclose this.

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  • 27.

    What do you enjoy doing in your free time? What lifestyle choices will important for you as Avant would look to place you into a new position in the United States?

      How to Answer

      As a candidate interviewing with Avant Healthcare, your transition the United States is very important to the organization if you are hired and your interviewer will be looking to get an idea of the things that you like to do outside of work. Let your interview know what is important for you and your family outside of the workplace. With this knowledge in mind, your recruiter and the hiring manager will be able to look at placing you in a position and location that meets your needs, both at your place of work and your life outside of work.

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    At Avant Healthcare Professionals we take pride in our great relationships with clients, vendors, coworkers, and patients. Do you consider yourself to be a strong relationship builder?

      How to Answer

      Assure the interviewer that you would treat everyone at Avant Healthcare Professionals with great respect and a positive attitude. Discuss the ways that you would build strong and healthy relationships if hired.

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  • 29.

    How do you feel your education has prepared you for a career in the United States? What do you feel you may need further education on to work in your field in the United States?

      How to Answer

      Nursing and therapist education can vary across the globe to better prepare nurses and therapists to treat patients in their home country. For this question, it will be important for you to research how your education in your home country compares to the education that a nurse or therapist receives in the United States. Talk about areas where you feel you'll need more education while also describing how your education has you well prepared for a career in the United States.

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  • 30.

    In the healthcare services industry there are many emotions in a day. Have your emotions ever been in the way of your productivity?

      How to Answer

      The interviewer wants to know if you consider yourself to be an emotionally driven person. Talk to the interviewer about your emotions and if they have ever affected your productivity at work.

      Keep in mind - almost everyone is an emotional creature to some degree, but there are other ways that you can describe yourself that have a more positive connotation. If you are passionate, you could choose to refer to yourself as:

      - Expressive
      - Communicative
      - Open
      - Unreserved
      - Warm Hearted

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  • 31.

    Avant Healthcare puts a lot of time and resources into your transition to working in the United States. What is your preferred method of learning?

      How to Answer

      To provide new employees with the best possible experience in their transition to their new role in the US, they offer many different venues for training that include text books, online course, 1:1 training, live webinars and personal coaching. Be up front and honest with your interviewer about how you best learn and explain why those methods work for you. Your interviewer will be looking to get insight as to how you learn best should you be hired by Avant Healthcare so they can get you up and running on assignment as soon as possible.

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