Allergist Mock Interview

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Are there any substance abuse, domestic violence, or other background items that could impact the integrity of our hospital/group?

"I have a DUI arrest in my past as a teenager. I do not have a problem with abuse, but my arrest required I partake in prevention programs, which I completed successfully."

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55 Allergist Interview Questions & Answers

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  • 1. Are there any substance abuse, domestic violence, or other background items that could impact the integrity of our hospital/group?

  • 2. How do you feel when another medical professional criticizes your work?

  • 3. How would you describe your work ethic?

  • 4. Tell me about yourself.

  • 5. What is it about this group/hospital that makes you want to be a part of it?

  • 6. What can you bring to our group/hospital?

  • 7. Do you have any lawsuits currently or in the past, including any settlements?

  • 8. Here we have a policy of _______. Do you have a problem with that?

  • 9. If you're not available, due to illness or vacation, for example, how will your patients be cared for?

  • 10. Do you have any personal problems with our seeing or assigning you indigent or "charity" cases?

  • 11. If you were to see a peer doing or saying something inappropriate, how would you respond?

  • 12. How would you handle a family member who disagrees with your management?

  • 13. How do you feel about telemedicine?

  • 14. Are you going to be prescribing opioids?

  • 15. What experience do you have testing for gastrointestinal disorders?

  • 16. If you're on a rotational call for indigent patients or patients without a doctor, how would you feel about having to see a patient in the ED whom you had dismissed from your practice?

  • 17. Would you be willing to accept whatever electronic medical record process is in use here?

  • 18. How would you handle a problem in which Utilization Review wants you to discharge a patient who you feel isn't medically ready for discharge?

  • 19. If you were to receive a communication from the Executive Committee about a practice issue of yours that it seems could have clinical repercussions, how would you address the members when meeting with them?

  • 20. How timely is your practice to sign off on chart entries and make all of your dictations current? Have you ever been suspended from a staff for failure to do these?

  • 21. Would you be willing to serve on a committee investigating an issue with one of your colleagues?

  • 22. What would be your response to hearing a code being called in the middle of the night as you're getting ready to go home after attending a patient?

  • 23. How is your attendance at general staff and department meetings?

  • 24. If an OBGYN wanted your opinion of treating a patient with syphilis who is allergic to penicillin, what would you advise?

  • 25. If penicillin were the drug of choice for a patient who claims he had an allergic reaction to it 30 years ago, would you consider giving it now?

  • 26. How would you approach a patient claiming to have a reaction to a medicine he/she has been on all his/her life, with the additional aspect being it is a reaction that isn't typical of an allergy?

  • 27. If you're in the ED with a patient with severe asthma who requires intubation and you have been unsuccessful in inserting the endotube, what would you do?

  • 28. If you suspect Munchausen by proxy"”that is, a factitious disorder imposed by another"”how would you handle this?

  • 29. What are the three most important qualities you demonstrate as a leader?

  • 30. How do you handle stress and pressure?

  • 31. What was your greatest accomplishment as an Allergist?

  • 32. What was your biggest disappointment as an allergist?

  • 33. What is the most difficult situation you have had to face and how did you tackle it?

  • 34. How well do you work with people?

  • 35. What are the steps you follow to study a problem before making a decision?

  • 36. How do you decide what gets top priority when scheduling your time?

  • 37. Why are you the best allergist for us?

  • 38. As an Allergist, what do you believe is your best asset?

  • 39. What are you doing to keep current in technology?

  • 40. What single project or task would you consider the most significant accomplishment in your career so far?

  • 41. Tell me a problem you faced where you were unsure the answer. How did you research the problem and find a correct solution?

  • 42. Why should we hire you?

  • 43. Why do you want a career as an allergist?

  • 44. Do you have any questions for us?

  • 45. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

  • 46. What is your most prescribed allergy relief product?

  • 47. Where do you see allergy treatment going in the near future

  • 48. What are your salary expectations?

  • 49. Describe a workplace challenge and how you overcame it.

  • 50. Describe your style of communicating and interacting with others.

  • 51. What are your long term goals?

  • 52. What is anaphylaxis?

  • 53. Which immuno suppressive agents do you prefer to use with your patients?

  • 54. Are you comfortable making tough decisions when it comes to patient care?

  • 55. What do you know about our facility?