Nuclear Medicine Technologist Interview Questions

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    In your opinion, what are the 3 most important characteristics that a successful nuclear medicine technologist should have?

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    What do you know about our health care facility?

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    What is your experience preparing radiopharmaceuticals?

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    Why are you looking for a new position?

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    Do you prefer to work independently or part of a team?

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    Are you familiar with nuclear medicine procedures and guidelines? Where do you go to find/review these guidelines?

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    How do you perform a Radioactive iodine uptake test?

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    Have you used a scintillation counter before?

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    What type of clinical settings have you worked in?

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    Are you willing to relocate?

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    What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?

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    What questions do you have for us?

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    How do you measure radioactivity of your patient and colleagues?

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    Describe your work ethic.

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    How do you extend compassion to a patient who is experiencing high levels of emotional stress?

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    Being a nuclear medicine technologist requires great attention to detail. Would you consider yourself a detail-oriented person?

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    Tell me something about yourself that I won't read on your resume.

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    How do you handle a stressful situation?

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    What makes you a great problem solver?

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    What are your salary expectations?

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    What types of communication situations cause you difficulty? Give an example.

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    What is the difference between PET and SPECT scans?

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    How do you earn the trust of your co-workers?

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    Describe your working relationships with your colleagues.

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    Describe your experience performing IV placement and/or venipuncture.

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    As a Nuclear Medicine Technologist many safety protocols need to be followed. How do you ensure compliance?

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    When are you available to start?

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    Have you organized work schedules?

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    Are you actively interviewing with other companies?