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Boston Children's Hospital Interview Questions

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Darby Faubion has been a Nurse and Allied Health Educator for over twenty years. She has clinical experience in several specialty areas including pediatrics, medical-surgical, critical care, and hospice.

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Boston Children's Hospital values the opinions of our employees. If you were responsible for hiring someone, what qualities would you look for in a candidate?

Boston Children's Hospital Interview Questions

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    Boston Children's Hospital values the opinions of our employees. If you were responsible for hiring someone, what qualities would you look for in a candidate?

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    Boston Children's Hospital offers well-child care as part of our pediatric care clinic. Part of well-child care is giving age appropriate immunizations. Have you ever been responsible for doing well-child evaluations and giving immunizations?

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    Can you think of a time you had a disagreement with a co-worker and, if so, how did you resolve it?

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    Boston Children's Hospital puts forth our best effort to help break barriers that interfere with patient care. Can you think of anything that may create a barrier to us being able to provide patient care to our pediatric patients, and how would you resolve the issue?

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    Pediatric care, while rewarding, can be very stressful. What are some ways you may suggest for Boston Children's Hospital to do that may allow employees a chance to confront and release workplace stress?

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    Do you have any previous experience working with pediatric patients?

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    At Boston Children's Hospital we strive to attract and retain a highly skilled, talented, and diverse workforce. What are your thoughts on diversity in the workplace and can you share a personal experience with diversity in the workplace?

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    Here at Boston Children's Hospital we want to go the extra mile to help make hospital stays as comfortable as possible for children. Do you have any ideas of ways that could make a patient's stay more pleasant or comfortable?

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    Boston Children's Hospital has volunteers who work in many areas of our facility. Have you ever been a volunteer in any healthcare setting, and if so, what was your favorite part of being a volunteer?

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    Has there ever been a particular case that was difficult for you, and what did you take away from that experience to help you later?

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    What makes you think you will be successful at Boston Children's Hospital?

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    Boston Children's Hospital works diligently to uphold the highest standards of care. Do you have a clear understanding of the HIPAA law?

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    Are you currently taking any mood altering drugs?

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    As you know, Boston Children's Hospital is a pediatric care facility. Is there a sub-specialty within pediatrics that you are interested working in?

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    When you meet new people, what are some things you would like for them to know/recognize about your personality?

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    One unfortunate thing that pediatric health care providers have to deal with from time to time is a child abuse case. Have you ever had to work with any cases of abuse?

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    As much as possible, Boston Children's Hospital tries to offer flexible scheduling for employees. Is there a particular shift or certain days that would work best for you?

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    What do you think is a good practice for a healthcare provider to help get assigned work done in a timely manner, but with as little stress as possible?

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    While we realize changes happen in life, Boston Children's Hospital hopes to find employees who want to have a long-term working relationship with us. What changes in your life/career do you anticipate in the next 3-5 years?

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    Has there ever been a time that you felt like you should have chosen a career that is not healthcare related?

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    Here at Boston Children's Hospital, we encourage employees to be proactive in learning about changing medicine and important topics related to their employment positions. How do you make sure that your knowledge and certifications, if any, remain current?

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    It is easy for people to feel overwhelmed at work, especially those who provide care for other people. What are some things that you do to unwind and give yourself a chance to relax and recharge?

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    Boston Children's Hospital values education and tries to accommodate employees who are seeking to further their education by offering flexible schedules as much as possible. If you could further your education, what specialty or sub-specialty would you choose?

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    Boston Children's Hospital likes to recognize employees for their hard work and contributions. Have you ever received an award or recognition for a job well done?

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    Boston Children's Hospital values strong relationships among our staff and patients. What are some things you feel are important in relationship builder?

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    Boston Children's Hospital has some positions available in a few different departments. Would you prefer to work in a position that involves more teamwork or a position that requires someone to work independently?

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    When you were in school preparing for your career, what was the most difficult subject for you to grasp?

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    What has been your favorite place to work in your career, and is it similar to what you think Boston Children's Hospital has to offer?

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    If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?

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    Boston Children's Hospital values experience and expertise and tries to offer compensation based upon experience. What are your thoughts regarding people in the same position having different salaries based on experience?