Nurse Practitioner Interview Questions

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Tell me a little bit about yourself.

Nurse Practitioner Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    Tell me a little bit about yourself.

  2. 2.

    Why did you choose to advance your studies beyond your RN degree?

  3. 3.

    How do you plan to continually grow as a nurse practitioner?

  4. 4.

    What are your salary requirements?

  5. 5.

    How do you feel when a physician criticizes your work?

  6. 6.

    What accomplishment do you believe was the most difficult for you to achieve?

  7. 7.

    How did your experience as an RN, whether in clinicals or on the job, affect how you do your job as an NP?

  8. 8.

    Why should we hire you over any other nurse practitioner?

  9. 9.

    What do you know about our facility?

  10. 10.

    How do you gain a physician's trust and respect?

  11. 11.

    What motivates you as a Nurse Practitioner?

  12. 12.

    How do you stay current on new medical findings, publications, and innovations?

  13. 13.

    Tell us about your community involvement.

  14. 14.

    Are you comfortable making tough decisions in regards to a patients care?

  15. 15.

    How would you rate your performance in this interview so far?

  16. 16.

    Rate your communication skills from 1-10 with proper examples backing your given rating.

  17. 17.

    How do you handle conflict in the workplace?

  18. 18.

    How would you describe your work ethic?

  19. 19.

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

  20. 20.

    Do you have any restrictions on your RN or NP license?

  21. 21.

    Tell me about a crisis situation you faced at work. How were you a part of the solution?

  22. 22.

    What type of nursing tasks do you find least desirable, or most challenging?

  23. 23.

    What qualities should a leader have?

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    If you could change anything about your job, what would it be?

  25. 25.

    What do you like most about being a nurse?