Clinical Laboratory Technician Interview Questions

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Question 1 of 31

What is an HIV test window?

Clinical Laboratory Technician Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    What is an HIV test window?

  2. 2.

    What is PKU and when is it normally diagnosed?

  3. 3.

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

  4. 4.

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

  5. 5.

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

  6. 6.

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

  7. 7.

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

  8. 8.

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

  9. 9.

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

  10. 10.

    What is a CMP?

  11. 11.

    What would you describe as your biggest weakness?

  12. 12.

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

  13. 13.

    How would your last supervisor describe you?

  14. 14.

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

  15. 15.

    Do you feel you have strong relationship building skills?

  16. 16.

    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?

  17. 17.

    Why did you want to become a blood bank lab technician

  18. 18.

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

  19. 19.

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

  20. 20.

    How do you respond to an emergency situation at work?

  21. 21.

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

  22. 22.

    How do you handle stressful situations?

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

  24. 24.

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

  25. 25.

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

  26. 26.

    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?

  27. 27.

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

  28. 28.

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

  29. 29.

    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?

  30. 30.

    What is an ANA used for?

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