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  1. Are you able to cope with stressful situations?
  2. Have you researched our Organization? Do you have any questions about what we do?
  3. Please explain in detail how you would appropriately transfer a patient from a bed to a wheelchair.
  4. Do you work well with others and can you be a team player?
  5. What do you consider to be your biggest weakness? What are you doing to improve your skills in this area?
  6. Why are you interested in a career as a Home Health Aide?
  7. What motivates you, as a home health aide, to do your best every day?
  8. What is your philosophy towards work?
  9. After an extremely demanding day with a patient, a supervisor criticizes your work. How do you handle this?
  10. What is the most difficult situation you have had to face and how did you tackle it?
  11. Tell me about your availability. Are you able to work overtime, shift work, weekends and holidays?
  12. What has been your most rewarding patient-care experience to date?
  13. What are your short-term career goals as a Home Care professional?
  14. What type of diagnoses have you cared for in the past?
  15. We are looking for a candidate with a clean criminal record, who is bondable. Are you comfortable if I do a background check on you?
  16. Have you ever faced a situation on the job that made you uncomfortable?
  17. Imagine that your shift ends at 2 p.m. and your replacement hasn't arrived by 2:15 p.m. How would you handle the situation?
  18. What three words would you use to describe yourself?
  19. Give me a time when you went above and beyond the requirements for a patient.
  20. If a co-worker corrected you in front of a patient, what would you do?
  21. As a Health Care Aide, your patients rely heavily on you. Would you consider yourself very reliable? Tell me about your attendance and punctuality in your current position.
  22. How would your references describe you?
  23. Have you ever had to perform First Aid or CPR on a patient? Are you currently certified in First Aid or CPR?
  24. How strong is your medical terminology?
  25. Tell me about your documentation skills.
  26. Do you take direction well?
  27. Do you have an interest in pursuing a long term career within medical?
  28. Are you efficient with your time?
  29. How do you handle patients that are characteristically upset, difficult, or resist your care?
  30. What are your greatest strengths? How do you think these benefit you as a caregiver?
  31. Why are you the best candidate for us?
  32. How long have you been a home health aide?
  33. Do you have a reliable form of transportation to take you to and from your patients' homes?
Contributing Author
Rachelle Enns
Contributing Author
Heather Douglass
HR Specialist/Recruiter
Home Health Aide Information
December 2nd, 2014

Home health and personal care aides help people who are disabled, chronically ill, or cognitively impaired. They also help older adults who may need assistance. They help with activities such as bathing and dressing, and they provide services such as light housekeeping. In some states, home health aides may be able to give a client medication or check the client?s vital signs under the direction of a nurse or other healthcare practitioner.
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