Clinical Laboratory Technician Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Clinical Laboratory Technician interview, here are 31 interview questions and answer examples.

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Tell me about a time you were trusted with confidential information.

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List of 31 Clinical Laboratory Technician Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    Tell me about a time you were trusted with confidential information.

  2. 2.

    How would your last supervisor describe you?

  3. 3.

    Clinical Lab Technicians in our facility may be asked to work on rotation. Are you prepared to work evenings, weekends, overtime and holidays as required?

  4. 4.

    Do you feel you have strong relationship building skills?

  5. 5.

    What makes you think you will be successful at our organization?

  6. 6.

    What is PKU and when is it normally diagnosed?

  7. 7.

    If you were the person responsible for hiring new employees, what qualities would you look for in a candidate, and do you think you possess those qualities?

  8. 8.

    Do you feel you are capable of being a good team player?

  9. 9.

    Would you ever consider relocation? If so, what areas are you open to?

  10. 10.

    What is a CMP?

  11. 11.

    What are some things that you do to help promote balance in your life?

  12. 12.

    How do you respond to an emergency situation at work?

  13. 13.

    Do you anticipate any changes in your life within the next 12-24 months that may cause you to have to relocate or leave this job?

  14. 14.

    Have you ever considered going back to school and obtaining a higher/different degree?

  15. 15.

    Have you ever worked in an environment in which your co-workers were from diverse backgrounds?

  16. 16.

    What is an A1C test used for and what do the different results indicate?

  17. 17.

    What is an HIV test window?

  18. 18.

    Why is a discard tube necessary when drawing a light blue top?

  19. 19.

    What is an ANA used for?

  20. 20.

    If you could choose a specific schedule or shift, what would that be?

  21. 21.

    What would you describe as your biggest weakness?

  22. 22.

    What is the purpose of a platelet aggregation test and what color tube would you use to collect the specimen?

  23. 23.

    How would you deal with an angry patient, and why?

  24. 24.

    What are some ways that technicians can prevent making mistakes when performing venipunctures?

  25. 25.

    Has there ever been a time that you had a disagreement with a co-worker, and if so, how was it resolved?

  26. 26.

    How do you handle stressful situations?

  27. 27.

    What sets you apart from other neurologists, and why are you the best candidate for us?

  28. 28.

    If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?

  29. 29.

    Have you ever heard of the 'kick and kill' approach with regard to cell depletion?

  30. 30.

    What are some things that you would like people you meet to notice about your personality?

  31. 31.

    Why did you want to become a blood bank lab technician