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VITAS Hospice Services Interview Questions

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What type of work environment do you dislike working in?

VITAS Hospice Services Interview Questions

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    What type of work environment do you dislike working in?

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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?

  3. 3.

    Tell me about yourself.

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

  5. 5.

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

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

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    How would you describe your personality?

  9. 9.

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

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

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    Tell me about your healthcare related education and training.

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    VITAS Hospice Services has a diverse workforce. When have you worked among a diverse group of people?

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

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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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    At VITAS Hospice Services 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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    What is your patient care philosophy?

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

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

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    At VITAS Hospice Services we seek to hire individuals who have ambitions of growing their career. Where do you see yourself in 3-5 years?

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

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

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

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    If VITAS Hospice Services hired you today, what would you accomplish first?

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

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    Rate your problem solving skills from 1-10. How do you justify your rating?

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    What is your greatest weakness?

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    Why do you think you will be successful in this role with VITAS Hospice Services?

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    VITAS Hospice 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?