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28 Questions and Answers Written by Heather Douglass

Updated on February 19th, 2019 | Heather has over 20 years experience recruiting and hiring candidates,
specifically in the health care industry.
Question 1 of 28
Why do you want to leave your current employer?
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How to Answer
Talk about pursuing a better opportunity. Do not discuss internal disagreements or talk poorly about your colleagues or boss. This will cast a negative light on you - always keep the interview positive.

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Question 2 of 28
How well do you work with people?
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As a Behavioral Health Technician, you'll not only work one on one with a patient but you may also be a part of a multidisciplinary team. Describe your role when you work on a team. Tell the interviewer if you've been in a leadership position, took charge on a project or was recognized for your interaction with clients or staff. Provide an example of how you successfully completed a team task or project. Discuss any challenges and how you resolved it.

Question 3 of 28
Ten years from now, where do you see yourself?
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The interviewer is interested in your long-term​ goals. This question is meant to ask if you are motivated and are a good fit for the company and if you have thought about a future in your career.

Question 4 of 28
Have you ever had difficulty with a supervisor?
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The interviewer is interested in your ability to successfully resolve a conflict with a supervisor. You can answer this based on your personal experience but make it a positive end result.

Question 5 of 28
Give an example of a time when you made a mistake because you did not listen well to what someone had to say.
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We've all made mistakes because we didn't listen. Be sure not to avoid this question with a standard 'it's never happened to me.' Tell the interviewer if there was a time you missed details because you didn't give someone 100% of your attention. The ability to admit to your mistakes shows the interviewer that you are being honest and have truly learned something from them. Discuss a situation with a specific patient or physician interaction and what you learned from it.

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Writers for Behavioral Health Technician Answers and Questions

Heather Douglass
Heather Douglass has over 20 years of experience recruiting and hiring candidates. She has a knack for resume writing. You can find her on twitter at @heatherinidaho.
Ryan Brown
Ryan Brown, is the creator of MockQuestions. He has over ten years experience creating interview questions. His website has helped over 10 million job seekers in their interview preparation.
First written on: 06/12/2013
Last modified on: 02/19/2019

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