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Kaiser Permanente Registered Nurse Interview Questions

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Question 1 of 25

What best practices do you use for patients in poor health?

Registered Nurse Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    What best practices do you use for patients in poor health?

  2. 2.

    How many patients is a full workload for you?

  3. 3.

    Describe a difficult challenge you recently faced, how you handled it and what was the outcome?

  4. 4.

    Tell me about your education.

  5. 5.

    How do you prioritize when multiple patients and procedures demand your attention at once?

  6. 6.

    What motivates you to provide top-of-the-line nursing care?

  7. 7.

    Tell me about a time you witnessed a colleague not following safety precautions and how you handled that.

  8. 8.

    What made you want to become a nurse?

  9. 9.

    What is your 5 year plan?

  10. 10.

    What are your best practices for treating a VIP patient?

  11. 11.

    How would you manage a high patient load with limited support?

  12. 12.

    What are your best practices in caring for patients with dementia?

  13. 13.

    Tell me about a time a fellow nurse was not helping with the workload and how you managed that.

  14. 14.

    How do you stay current on the latest health research?

  15. 15.

    Tell me about a time when you committed a medical error in your nursing career. How did you handle it?

  16. 16.

    How have you responded when your supervisor asked you to work an additional shift to fill vacancies?

  17. 17.

    Describe your typical relationship with physicians you work with.

  18. 18.

    Tell me about a time in which you had to handle an irate physician, co-worker, or patient. How did you handle it and what were the results?

  19. 19.

    Are you specialized in a particular area of nursing, i.e. neonatal, pediatric, geriatric, or women's health?

  20. 20.

    Describe a recent issue you had with a doctor or co-worker's decision. How did you handle it?

  21. 21.

    How do you make seamless transitions on shift changes?

  22. 22.

    Can you tell me about a nurse that you look up to?

  23. 23.

    Tell me about your experience in collecting lab samples, such as blood, tissue, and and other specimens.

  24. 24.

    Tell me about a time you had to communicate bad news to a patient. How did you effectively communicate that news and what was the outcome?

  25. 25.

    Tell me about a time when you cared for a patient whose values or beliefs were different from your own. How did you handle the situation?