Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Mock Interview

To help you prepare for a Cedars-Sinai Medical Center job interview, here are 31 interview questions and answer examples.

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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center prides itself on having a diverse workforce. When have you worked among a diverse group of people?

"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 environment because it offers me unique learning opportunities."

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31 Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Interview Questions & Answers

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  • 1. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center prides itself on having a diverse workforce. When have you worked among a diverse group of people?

  • 2. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center 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. Do you think it is possible to be a good team member yet disagree with the leader?

  • 4. Why do you think you will be successful in this role with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center?

  • 5. Continuous feedback is critical to us at Cedars-Sinai. Give an example of a time you received constructive feedback and what you did with that information.

  • 6. It looks like you are making an industry change into health care. What inspired you to make this change?

  • 7. We are always seeking ways to be more efficient. What is a process improvement idea you've had recently that you were able to execute?

  • 8. What type of work environment do you dislike working in?

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

  • 10. Think about a difficult boss, professor, or coworker. What made them a challenge to work with? How did you successfully interact with this person?

  • 11. If Cedars-Sinai Medical Center hired you today, what would you accomplish first?

  • 12. Out of all the different healthcare companies to work for, why did you choose Cedars-Sinai?

  • 13. At Cedars-Sinai, our philosophy is to give "Everything We Have" to our patients. Tell me about a time you did more than expected for a patient or customer.

  • 14. Tell me about yourself.

  • 15. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center supports a healthy balance between our employee's personal life and professional life. How do you balance life and work?

  • 16. Which do you prefer, working in a team-based environment or by yourself?

  • 17. We work with one of the most diverse patient populations of any health care system in the country. What strategies do you use to effectively communicate with patients with a culture and background different than yours?

  • 18. How would your former supervisor and coworkers describe your personality?

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

  • 20. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center seeks to hire those with strong problem-solving skills. What was the most complex problem you had to solve in the workplace?

  • 21. At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, we seek to hire individuals who have ambitions of growing their careers. Where do you see yourself in 3-5 years?

  • 22. Have you ever been involved in ordering medical supplies, maintaining inventory, or other types of healthcare-related administrative duties?

  • 23. At Cedars-Sinai, we want you to do incredible things. Give me an example of your proudest work accomplishment.

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

  • 25. At Cedars-Sinai, we believe in giving all of our employees a voice. Give me an example of a time you voiced an opinion that was different than the majority of your department or coworkers.

  • 26. In order to work for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, you must be able to pass a drug screen and full criminal background check. Do you consent to our requirements?

  • 27. What is your patient care philosophy?

  • 28. Given our location, we have patients who are actors, actresses, and professional athletes. Patient confidentiality is of the highest importance. Talk about a time you maintained patient privacy, even when it might have been challenging to do so.

  • 29. Tell me about your healthcare-related education and training.

  • 30. We have a robust mental health program at Cedars-Sinai and are working as an organization to eliminate the stigma around mental health. It is no secret that health care workers have stressful jobs. How do you cope with the stress our roles can cause?

  • 31. At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center we use cutting-edge technology. How have you learned new systems in past roles?