Laboratory Assistant Interview Questions

25 Laboratory Assistant Questions and Answers by on December 8th, 2019

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Laboratory Assistant Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    What questions do you have for me?

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    What would you do if a nurse or doctor asked you to get the results of a lab specimen, but you were not sure how to run the test?

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    What type of work environment allows you to be the most productive?

  4. 4.

    What do you like most about being a lab assistant?

  5. 5.

    What's your ideal company to work for?

  6. 6.

    Describe your experience working beyond the laboratory. What unique skills have you developed?

  7. 7.

    Why do you believe you will have success in this position?

  8. 8.

    How do you manage your time, even on the busiest days?

  9. 9.

    What are your career goals in the lab? Where do you see yourself in five years?

  10. 10.

    Tell me about your relationship with your previous boss.

  11. 11.

    In your opinion, what makes you a great problem solver?

  12. 12.

    How will you earn the trust of your coworkers?

  13. 13.

    How would a former co-worker or previous supervisor, describe you?

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    How do you handle stressful situations?

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    As a lab assistant, many safety protocols need to be followed. How do you ensure compliance?

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    By this time in your career, you should have advanced further. What has slowed down your career progression?

  17. 17.

    Tell me about your education/training.

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    What are your salary expectations?

  19. 19.

    Are you comfortable working with chemicals and hazardous substances?

  20. 20.

    When would you be available to start?

  21. 21.

    Are you actively interviewing with other companies? Are you close to offer stage with anyone?

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    As a laboratory assistant, are you most interested working in a hospital, physician's office, or a private lab?

  23. 23.

    Tell me something about yourself that I wouldn't know from reading your resume.

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    Why are you looking for a new position?

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    Do you hold certification from the American Medical Technologists organization?