Stanford Health Care-Stanford Hospital Interview Questions

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Ryan Brunner has over ten years of experience recruiting, interviewing, and hiring candidates in the healthcare, public service, and private manufacturing/distribution industries.

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Do you think it is possible to be a good team member, yet disagree with the leader?

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    Do you think it is possible to be a good team member, yet disagree with the leader?

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    At Stanford Hospital, we pride ourselves on the ability to work together as part of a larger team. Talk about a great team that you were a part of in the past. What made the team great and what role did you play on the team?

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    Stanford Health Care-Stanford Hospital has a diverse workforce. When have you worked amongst a diverse group of people?

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    What part of your healthcare career brings you the most stress?

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    What is your patient care philosophy?

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

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    Are you familiar with Stanford Hospital's C-I-CARE philosophy to approaching patients? Why is an approach like this important?

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

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

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    Why do you think you will be successful in this role with Stanford Health Care-Stanford Hospital?

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

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    Reflecting back on our career up to this point, what would you consider your proudest moment?lrkers, and patients. Do you consider

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    In order to work for Stanford Health Care-Stanford Hospital, you must be able to pass a full criminal background check. Do you consent to a full background check?

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    Healthcare service companies require strong organizational skills and attention to detail. How do you ensure that your work is properly organized, and highly accurate?

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    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?

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

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    Stanford Hospital prides itself on excellence through a commitment to doing our best at all times. To ensure that you would do this if hired, how do you best prepare yourself to come to work ready to provide excellent care every day?

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    Stanford Health Care-Stanford Hospital seeks to hire those with strong problem solving skills. When were you able to successfully resolve a problem in the workplace?

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    How would you describe your personality?

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    Talk about a time you had to deliver bad news to a patient or colleague. What approach did you take and was it effective?

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    Tell me about yourself.

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    If Stanford Health Care-Stanford Hospital hired you today, what would you accomplish first?

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

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    What type of work environment do you dislike working in?

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

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    At Stanford Hospital, we pride ourselves on being one of the premier academic institutions in the west. Do you have experience working with students in the medical field?

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    What is your greatest weakness?

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    Stanford Health Care-Stanford Hospital 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?

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    At Stanford Health Care-Stanford Hospital 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?

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    In the healthcare services industry there are many emotions in a day. Have your emotions ever been in the way of your productivity?

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    Tell me about your healthcare related education and training.