Nursing Aide Mock Interview

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

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What are some of the most difficult patients to work with as a nursing aide?

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List of 30 Nursing Aide Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    What are some of the most difficult patients to work with as a nursing aide?

  2. 2.

    Tell me about one of your most memorable patients.

  3. 3.

    How would you deal with an angry patient, and why?

  4. 4.

    How long have you been a nurses aide?

  5. 5.

    What are your primary interests outside of work?

  6. 6.

    How do you handle stressful situations?

  7. 7.

    Do you feel like you have good problem solving skills?

  8. 8.

    Nursing aides at our facility often work on rotation. Are you willing to work, nights, weekends, holidays, or overtime if needed?

  9. 9.

    Has there ever been a time when you received negative feedback, and how did you handle it?

  10. 10.

    How would your coworkers describe you?

  11. 11.

    What are some things that you do to help promote balance in your life?

  12. 12.

    Being a nurses aide often requires a great deal of physical exertion. Are you comfortable with physically demanding assignments?

  13. 13.

    What is one of the most difficult things about being a nursing aide?

  14. 14.

    Can you recall a time when you had a disagreement with a co-worker or boss? If so, how was it resolved?

  15. 15.

    Do you know what measures should be taken to help prevent a decubitus (pressure) ulcer?

  16. 16.

    What advice would you give to someone who is considering becoming a nursing assistant?

  17. 17.

    Have you ever thought about furthering your career and becoming a nurse?

  18. 18.

    What are important characteristics for a nursing aide to possess?

  19. 19.

    What would you describe as your biggest weakness?

  20. 20.

    What makes you feel motivated to do a good job?

  21. 21.

    Do you feel like you have strong relationship building skills?

  22. 22.

    In your opinion, what personality type is best suited for being a nursing aide?

  23. 23.

    Tell me about a time you were trusted with confidential information.

  24. 24.

    Have you ever had an issue with a supervising nurse, and if so, how did you handle it?

  25. 25.

    Do you anticipate any changes in your life within the next 12-24 months that may cause you to have to relocate or leave this job?

  26. 26.

    What made you want to become a nursing aide?

  27. 27.

    If you were the person responsible for hiring new employees, what qualities would you look for in a candidate, and do you think you possess those qualities?

  28. 28.

    Being a nursing aide requires a great deal of attention to detail and often multi-tasking. What do you do to help keep yourself from becoming overwhelmed?

  29. 29.

    In addition to providing care to patients/residents, nursing aides often have to talk with stressed out, and sometimes demanding, family members. How do you approach offering support to family members?

  30. 30.

    Why do you think you are a good nursing aide?