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1. How would you calm a patient who's overcome by extreme stress?
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List of Cardiovascular Technologist Interview Questions
  1. How would you calm a patient who's overcome by extreme stress?
  2. When work gets stressful and you experience low moments what do you do to help keep your morale high?
  3. What would you do if your patient went into cardiac arrest?
  4. Describe the abilities you have in order to work with us as cardiovascular technologist.
  5. How do you deal with a patient that is anxious about a procedure?
  6. What would you co-workers say about you?
  7. How would your boss describe you?
  8. Are you available to work night shift?
  9. What is your greatest strength?
  10. In this position you'll be working in close proximity to cardiologists and coworkers. Is that they type of work environment that you'd be comfortable working in long term?
  11. What are your salary expectations?
  12. Where do you see your career one year from now?
  13. Will you be willing to take a salary cut?
  14. Think about a difficult boss, professor or coworker. What made him or her difficult? How did you successfully interact with this person?
  15. Has anyone in particular been helpful to you in your growth as a cardiovascular professional?
  16. What advice would you give others aspiring to work in the field?
  17. Would you be able to lift and move a patient if needed?
  18. Are you able to make decisions when under high levels of stress?
  19. What are your key skills?
  20. Describe a situation when you were able to strengthen a relationship by communicating effectively. What made your communication effective?
  21. Give a specific example of a time when you used good judgement and logic in solving a problem.
  22. How quickly do you make decisions? Give an example.
  23. Tell me about yourself.
  24. What is your greatest weakness?
  25. Why did you choose this field?
  26. How did your college experience prepare you for a career in this field?
  27. We work in a multi-disciplinary environment here. What is your experience in such environment?
  28. What qualities do you look for in a supervisor?
  29. What are some challenges as a Cardiovascular Technologist?
  30. What do you know about our hospital?
Author:
Contributing Author
Heather Douglass
HR Specialist/Recruiter
Cardiovascular Technologist Information
May 14th, 2017

As a Cardiovascular Technician you use a variety of procedures and instruments to diagnose and treat heart disease and vascular problems in your patients. You perform electrocardiograms (EKGs), stress tests and Holter monitoring. You may also perform more diagnostic tasks, using sonography and other types of non-invasive procedures as well as advanced life support techniques. Most Cardiovascular Technician positions are found in hospitals and require a 40+ hour work week that could include evenings, weekends, and holidays.

As a Cardiovascular Technologist you'll spend long hours walking or standing, and may be required to move heavy equipment or assist in moving patients. A few skills needed to be a successful Cardiovascular Technologist is great communication and empathy. You must have the ability to communicate technical information clearly to patients of all ages. Cardiovascular Technologists also must be patient and understanding to be able to calm patients who will be undergoing potentially uncomfortable and intimidating procedures.

When preparing for your interview, be sure to do your homework on the facility you'll be interviewing with. Get familiar with the equipment, population and providers you may have the opportunity to work with. Relay to the interviewer that you are a problem solver who is equally good with machines and people. Tell the interviewer that you are a critical thinker and your able to follow detailed instructions. Have a few situations in your back pocket to share with the interviewer that displayed your knowledge, patience and expertise in the field.

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