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Canadian Blood Services Mock Interview

To help you prepare for a Canadian Blood Services job interview, here are 31 interview questions and answer examples.

Canadian Blood Services was written by and updated on October 16th, 2018. Learn more here.

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Canadian Blood Services 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.

Written by Ryan Brunner on October 16th, 2018

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List of 31 Canadian Blood Services Interview Questions & Answers

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  • 1.

    Canadian Blood Services has a diverse workforce. When have you worked amongst a diverse group of people?

  • 2.

    Canadian Blood Services 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?

  • 3.

    We have a flourishing stem cell network across Canada that matches donors with potential recipients and the program continues to save lives on a daily basis. What are your thoughts on stem cell research and transplants?

  • 4.

    Why do you think you will be successful in this role with Canadian Blood Services?

  • 5.

    What is your greatest weakness?

  • 6.

    Canadian Blood Services prides themselves on the inclusion of all individuals in utilizing teamwork. How do you go about creating a nurturing environment where everyone is included?

  • 7.

    In your opinion, what makes you a great problem solver?

  • 8.

    What type of work environment do you dislike working in?

  • 9.

    With the ongoing changes in the healthcare services industry, how do you keep your knowledge current?

  • 10.

    As part of our quality initiatives, safeguarding patient information is of utmost importance at Canadian Blood Services. In your current role, how do you go about protecting patient health information or other personal information?

  • 11.

    If Canadian Blood Services hired you today, what would you accomplish first?

  • 12.

    Canadian Blood Services operates in a changing environment across the entire country of Canada. Talk about a time you had to be fluid and embrace a changing work environment. Were there any hurdles you had to overcome to embrace the change?

  • 13.

    In your role, why is it important to utilize sound listening skills?

  • 14.

    Tell me about yourself.

  • 15.

    Canadian Blood Services supports a healthy work/life balance for all employees. How do you balance life and work?

  • 16.

    Talk about a time you had to engage a patient or their family in the decision making process for their care. What role did you play in engaging them and why was it important that they were included.

  • 17.

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

  • 18.

    How would you describe your personality?

  • 19.

    Have you ever had to work according to a policy or regulation that you necessarily didn't agree with? How did you handle that situation?

  • 20.

    Canadian Blood Services seeks to hire those with strong problem solving skills. When were you able to successfully resolve a problem in the workplace?

  • 21.

    Canadian Blood Services prides itself on the integrity of its employees. Have you ever experienced a time where being honest and transparent was difficult to do? What made the situation difficult and how did you overcome it?

  • 22.

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

  • 23.

    Canadian Blood Services works with a wide variety of donors, recipients and outside business partners. Talk about a time you had to partner with a person or team outside of your department to solve a problem or finish a project and expand on your role.

  • 24.

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

  • 25.

    One of Canadian Blood Services missions is to be innovative to reinvent today so that we can find answers for tomorrow. Have you personally witnessed innovation changing your work life in a positive way? Did you play a part in the innovation?

  • 26.

    In order to work for Canadian Blood Services, you must be able to pass a full criminal background check. Do you consent to a full background check?

  • 27.

    What is your patient care philosophy?

  • 28.

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

  • 29.

    Tell me about your healthcare related education and training.

  • 30.

    One of the key components to our mission is to be efficient in our work performance as a whole. How have you demonstrated ways that you can be efficient in your work?

  • 31.

    Can you talk about a time when you went to great lengths to help a patient or customer? What was the situation and what prompted you to go the extra mile for the patient/customer?