Chiropractor Interview Questions

49 Chiropractor Questions and Answers by on February 3rd, 2017

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If being a chiropractor had not been an option, what other medical profession would you have chosen?

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Chiropractor Interview Questions

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    If being a chiropractor had not been an option, what other medical profession would you have chosen?

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    Some healthcare professionals are opposed to chiropractic, stating that it is expensive and unnecessary. As a chiropractor, how do you feel you will be able to negate these claims?

  3. 3.

    What do you enjoy most about your day to day life as a chiropractor?

  4. 4.

    As a medical professional you need to be careful of assisting people outside of your insured medical centre. If you witnessed an accident would you stop and help the victims, knowing that doing so might lead to a lawsuit against you?

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    I'd like to discuss your volunteer work. Tell me about your involvement in the community and/or abroad.

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    Being a chiropractor can be very demanding and stressful at times. When you need to take a breather, or let off some steam, what do you do?

  7. 7.

    What do you feel are the most important qualities in being a good chiropractor/medical professional?

  8. 8.

    What are your 3 favorite things about yourself, and how do those 3 things help you as a successful chiropractor?

  9. 9.

    If you could do anything different in your education, what would you have done?

  10. 10.

    What area of chiropractic do you feel you could improve the most?

  11. 11.

    What is your personal philosophy or motto when it comes to your medical practice?

  12. 12.

    How has a career in medicine shaped you personally?

  13. 13.

    Name something you are most proud of.

  14. 14.

    Is compensation the most important factor for you when taking a new job?

  15. 15.

    What are your salary expectations?

  16. 16.

    How are you a match for our medical center?

  17. 17.

    What is one chiropractic technique you could do without, and why?

  18. 18.

    How do you stay current on new techniques and new therapies?

  19. 19.

    Which of your post-secondary courses interested you the most?

  20. 20.

    Why did you choose to become a chiropractor?

  21. 21.

    Would you consider yourself a leader or a follower? Why?

  22. 22.

    Discuss National Health Insurance and how it has affected your patients and practice.

  23. 23.

    What is the most recent book you have read simply for pleasure. Why did you choose it?

  24. 24.

    Have you ever witnessed health care in a third world country? If so, tell me about the exposure and what you took away from it.

  25. 25.

    If you could meet any trailblazer in medical history, who would it be, and why?

  26. 26.

    How would you describe the relationship between science and medicine?

  27. 27.

    What are your hobbies?

  28. 28.

    How would you handle a patient that had major disfigurations or lesions on their body?

  29. 29.

    If hired for our medical centre, how would you make an impact on our patients right away?

  30. 30.

    How do you think your personal background and upbringing has shaped you as a chiropractor?

  31. 31.

    Are you multi-lingual?

  32. 32.

    As a chiropractor it is important to be comfortable working one on one with patients. Would you consider yourself a good conversationalist and are you a natural around strangers?

  33. 33.

    In your view, what is the most pressing problem facing modern medicine today?

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    Would you practice as a chiropractor in the inner city and less desired areas? Why or why not?

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    What do you do in your spare time to improve your chiropractic knowledge?

  36. 36.

    If you could invite four people to dinner, who would they be and why would you invite them?

  37. 37.

    Chiropractors emphasize to their patients the importance of living a healthy lifestyle. How do you plan to model this behavior to your patients?

  38. 38.

    Name a meaningful experience you've had and how it shaped you to pursue work as a Chiropractor.

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    We were 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?

  40. 40.

    When have you faced an unexpecting difficulty?

  41. 41.

    When have you had to shift your priorities in response to sudden changes?

  42. 42.

    Rate your communication skills from 1-10 with proper examples backing your given rating.

  43. 43.

    Tell me about an error or mistake you made because of a breakdown in communication from you or one of your team members.

  44. 44.

    Do you think honesty is always the best policy?

  45. 45.

    Have you ever broken a confidentiality agreement?

  46. 46.

    How long will it take you to make a meaningful contribution to our team?

  47. 47.

    What part of this career brings you the most stress?

  48. 48.

    Why would you be an excellent fit for our medical center?

  49. 49.

    Tell me about a time that you have had a conflict with a patient. How did you resolve it?