Sentara Healthcare Mock Interview

To help you prepare for a Sentara Healthcare job interview, here are 31 interview questions and answer examples.

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

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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31 Sentara Healthcare Interview Questions & Answers

  • 1. Sentara Healthcare has a diverse workforce. When have you worked amongst a diverse group of people?

  • 2. Sentara Healthcare 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. What impact does the word quality have on the work that you provide in the healthcare setting?

  • 4. Why do you think you will be successful in this role with Sentara Healthcare, Inc.?

  • 5. How do you handle a work day or work week where your plate is full of multiple tasks and/or projects?

  • 6. Sentara Healthcare has programs for low income, uninsured and/or underinsured individuals. What are your thoughts about sliding scale payment options with regard to healthcare

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

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

  • 9. The healthcare field is continually innovating and changing. At Sentara Healthcare, innovation is held in the highest regard. How do you keep yourself up to speed on changes in your field?

  • 10. Think about a difficult boss, professor or coworker. What made him or her difficult? How did you successfully interact with this person?

  • 11. If Sentara Healthcare, hired you today, what would you accomplish first?

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

  • 13. Are there parts of your current job that bring you stress? How do you handle stress in the workplace?

  • 14. Sentara Healthcare recently set up a mobile ER/field hospital in North Carolina to assist flood victims. Have you ever worked in a situation like this during a time of crisis?

  • 15. Sentara Healthcare supports a healthy work/life balance for all employees. How do you balance life and work?

  • 16. Do you prefer to work in a team based position or individually?

  • 17. Part of Sentara Health, Starr Hill Health Center, provides services free of charge to qualifying children and their families working to address childhood obesity. Have you ever been involved in a program like this to help educate children on wellne

  • 18. How do you feel technology has positively influenced the healthcare industry? How has it impacted your work over time?

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

  • 20. Sentara Healthcare seeks to hire those with strong problem-solving skills. When were you able to successfully resolve a problem in the workplace?

  • 21. At Sentara Healthcare, Inc. we seek to hire individuals who have ambitions of growing their career. Where do you see yourself in 3-5 years?

  • 22. Cultural diversity can be a barrier, at times, for healthcare providers due to lack of knowledge of someone's background. Have you ever had an experience dealing with someone's cultural beliefs that caused confusion or frustration for you or your care te

  • 23. It is often said that a career in healthcare is a 'thankless job'. How can we keep you motivated and engaged, even on the days when you feel your work goes unnoticed?

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

  • 25. Working for Sentara Healthcare requires strong organizational skills and attention to detail. How do you ensure that your work is properly organized and highly accurate? How does organization and accuracy impact the work that you do?

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

  • 27. Sentara Healthcare strives to bring new innovation into the workplace and healthcare industry. Talk about a time that you were involved in an innovative venture in the healthcare field. What role did you play in the process?

  • 28. At Sentara Healthcare, we take pride in our great relationships with clients, vendors, coworkers, and patients. Do you consider yourself to be a strong relationship builder? What are some ways that you build strong relationships on the job?

  • 29. As you know, drug abuse is a rising concern in the United States and at Sentara Healthcare we want to provide resources to help people overcome addictions. Do you have any experience personally or professional with drug abuse or addiction disorders?

  • 30. Talk about how you control your emotions while on the job. Have you ever encountered a situation where your emotions got the best of you and how did you handle that situation?

  • 31. At Sentara Healthcare, we seek to hire individuals who display a keen interest in the healthcare arena. Would you consider yourself dedicated to a career in healthcare services?