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Health Information Technician Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Health Information Technician interview, here are 30 interview questions and answer examples.

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How did you find this job?

The interviewer will typically ask this question early in an interview to see which recruiting method or platform being used is the most effective. When the employer understands what is working vs. what isn't, they can adjust and change to use the most effective method for their recruiting. If you found out about the job from a friend that already works in the facility, and you know they are a good worker, feel free to name drop. Getting a job isn't all about qualifications but who you know.

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30 Health Information Technician Interview Questions & Answers

Below is a list of our Health Information Technician interview questions. Click on any interview question to view our answer advice and answer examples. You may view 10 answer examples before our paywall loads. Afterwards, you'll be asked to upgrade to view the rest of our answers.

  • 1. How did you find this job?

  • 2. Tell me about a recent achievement.

  • 3. Do you have any questions for us?

  • 4. Why are you looking for a new job?

  • 5. How would you describe your work ethic?

  • 6. Tell us about a time you took on additional duties.

  • 7. What is your ideal work environment?

  • 8. What job skill have you learned in the last 6 months?

  • 9. How do you deal with stress?

  • 10. You have an unexpected personal appointment and you need to leave early. You haven't pulled records for the next day, what do you do?

  • 11. What experience do you have maintaining medical records?

  • 12. Tell us about a situation or relationship which suffered from poor communication. What happened and how did you resolve it?

  • 13. Why did you apply to our healthcare facility?

  • 14. How do you manage a large workload?

  • 15. What do you think of your previous employer?

  • 16. What is your greatest weakness?

  • 17. What is your greatest strength?

  • 18. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

  • 19. What do you think of your previous boss?

  • 20. Tell us about yourself.

  • 21. What qualities do you have that fit this role?

  • 22. When have you worked in an environment without a lot of supervision?

  • 23. Tell me about your leadership experience. How would you describe your leadership style?

  • 24. How did you perform in your medical coding classes?

  • 25. Give me an example of how detail oriented you are.

  • 26. Why do you believe you are the best candidate for us?

  • 27. How well versed are you with the HIPAA laws?

  • 28. How do you ensure your work is done flawlessly? Do you double check all of your work?

  • 29. Briefly explain to me why it is important to maintain medical records?

  • 30. How did you bring value to your last position.