Nurse Anesthetist Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Nurse Anesthetist interview, here are 30 interview questions and answer examples.

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Why are you the best Nurse Anesthetist for us?


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30 Nurse Anesthetist Interview Questions & Answers

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  • 1. Why are you the best Nurse Anesthetist for us?

  • 2. What questions do you have for me?

  • 3. How would your co-workers describe you?

  • 4. Give me a specific example of a time when you were unable to complete a project on time.

  • 5. On a scale from 1 to 10, how honest are you?

  • 6. How do you handle communicating bad news to a fellow worker or subordinate?

  • 7. What are your salary expectations?

  • 8. When you suffer a setback, how does that emotionally affect you and your work?

  • 9. Tell me about your greatest work related accomplishment.

  • 10. Why did you choose the field of anesthesia instead of other advanced practice fields?

  • 11. Tell me about the continuing education you've completed since finishing your Nursing degree.

  • 12. Walk me through your career as a Nurse Anesthetist.

  • 13. What do you dislike most about being a Nurse Anesthetist?

  • 14. What do you enjoy most about being a Registered Nurse Anesthetist (RNA)?

  • 15. Why did you become a Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CNA)?

  • 16. Describe your role as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA).

  • 17. What type of situations cause you the most stress? How do you handle that stress?

  • 18. Describe the techniques you have used to manage patient airway or pulmonary status.

  • 19. What are the differences between first degree, second degree type 1, and second degree type 2 heart block?

  • 20. What is the first thing you would do if you saw a patient with second degree, type 2 heart block with low blood pressure?

  • 21. To your knowledge, what increases intracranial pressure (ICP)?

  • 22. In your professional opinion, what is normal intracranial pressure (ICP)?

  • 23. In your opinion, what are appropriate interventions for cardiogenic shock?

  • 24. Talk to me about Digoxin and how it works.

  • 25. As a nurse anesthetist, you have many employment options. Why did you apply to our health care facility?

  • 26. What do you know about our health care facility?

  • 27. As a nurse anesthetist it's very important to manage your time well. How do you ensure you are always on task?

  • 28. What aspect of being a nurse gives you the most satisfaction?

  • 29. As a nurse anesthetist, how do you maintain your own moral compass?

  • 30. As a nurse anesthetist, ethics are incredibly important. Provide an example of when your ethics were tested.