Certified Nursing Assistant Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Certified Nursing Assistant interview, here are 35 interview questions and answer examples.

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What documentation experience within an EMR system would you bring to our team as a Certified Nursing Assistant?

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List of 35 Certified Nursing Assistant Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    What documentation experience within an EMR system would you bring to our team as a Certified Nursing Assistant?

  2. 2.

    If offered this position, what is your availability to work night or weekend shifts?

  3. 3.

    What drove you to become a Certified Nursing Assistant?

  4. 4.

    Give an example of a time where you used your sense of humor as a Certified Nursing Assistant. How would you bring a sense of humor to this organization?

  5. 5.

    Walking with our patients on the floor can be monotonous at times. How do you make it more exciting for both you and the patient?

  6. 6.

    How would your patients describe you?

  7. 7.

    How can we ensure that you are motivated each and every day on the job to provide the best patient care possible?

  8. 8.

    How would your close colleagues describe working with you?

  9. 9.

    Are there any common duties of a CNA that you are not willing or fearful to perform?

  10. 10.

    Describe your ideal patient that you would be working with at our organization?

  11. 11.

    If you had a patient here that insisted on hitting their call light all night when the reasons weren't justified, what would you do?

  12. 12.

    What duties of this role do you feel that you would need the most training in from the start?

  13. 13.

    If hired for this role, what is one area that you feel you could improve on as a Certified Nursing Assistant?

  14. 14.

    How would you manage the normal work stress that our Certified Nursing Assistants feel from time to time?

  15. 15.

    Tell us about a time that you demonstrated patience with one of your patients.

  16. 16.

    Why do you feel it is important to have a positive attitude as a Certified Nursing Assistant at our organization?

  17. 17.

    If you were working here with a patient that insisted their personal hygiene was fine and it wasn't, what would you do?

  18. 18.

    What are a few technical skills that you excel at as a Certified Nursing Assistant?

  19. 19.

    What is one interpersonal skill that you feel is important for a CNA at our organization to have that you excel at?

  20. 20.

    How is teamwork important as a Certified Nursing Assistant and what type of team player would we be hiring if we offered you this role?

  21. 21.

    How would you bring a sense of care and compassion to our patients?

  22. 22.

    If one of your colleagues displayed poor bed-side manners, what would you do?

  23. 23.

    If you were unable to get to work on time here at our organization, what would you do?

  24. 24.

    If you were in a situation here where you needed to move a patient that was a little too heavy for you, what would you do?

  25. 25.

    What experience with blood glucose monitoring would you bring to our team?

  26. 26.

    How would you handle a confrontation with a colleague?

  27. 27.

    If offered this position, do you have any specific salary expectations?

  28. 28.

    What do you know about our organization?

  29. 29.

    How do you feel about supervising other Certified Nursing Assistants and do you have any supervising experience?

  30. 30.

    What are your career goals in the healthcare field?

  31. 31.

    How would you work effectively with a patient at our organization that was refusing care?

  32. 32.

    If hired at our organization, walk me through how you would enter a patient's room.

  33. 33.

    What do you know about various stages of pressure sores and how to care for them?

  34. 34.

    Talk about some recent continuing education that you have received? Why is this important in your career as a Certified Nursing Assistant?

  35. 35.

    If hired as our next Certified Nursing Assistant, how much orientation time do you feel is reasonable to be up and running?