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Top 30 Paramedic Interview Questions
Question 1 of 30
What was your schedule at your last position? Are you okay adjusting to a new shift?
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Question 1 of 30
What was your schedule at your last position? Are you okay adjusting to a new shift?
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"Do you have specific shifts you need covered right now? I understand I will need to be on-call at times and longer hours may be needed and I'm happy to work. I can do 24-hour shifts and I understand things can change week to week."
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Question 2 of 30
What are a few traits you think a paramedic needs to have?
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In thinking about the nature of the job, try to focus on the key qualities that make a good paramedic. Sound judgement, passion for medicine and a love for helping people are all important qualities. Dedication, reliability and intelligence are also highly important. As you prepare for this interview, create a list of qualities that correspond to the responsibilities of the job description. For example, filling out patient care reports requires a person to be detail oriented and consistent. Assessing patients and identifying next steps requires knowledge and good judgement. What do you think are the most important traits from your experience?
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Question 3 of 30
How would you handle working with a teammate with less experience that caused you to carry the workload?
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Question 4 of 30
What can you bring to the job that exceeds what other candidates can bring?
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Question 6 of 30
Tell me how you remain calm, in detail, during a crisis?
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Question 7 of 30
How do you handle death?
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Question 8 of 30
How do you build relationships when you join a new team?
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Question 9 of 30
How would you intervene with a frantic relative who is grieving over the injury of a child?
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Question 10 of 30
Have you ever suggested a improvement that was put into practice in the paramedic field?
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Question 11 of 30
How do you resolve conflict with co-workers?
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Question 12 of 30
24/7 operations are like relay races where you take the baton, run with it and then pass it on smoothly. How do you make seamless transitions on shift changes?
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Question 13 of 30
What gives you the greatest joy as a Paramedic?
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Question 14 of 30
What drew you to emergency medicine?
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Question 15 of 30
Tell me about a mistake you made at work. How did you handle it?
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Question 16 of 30
Tell me about yourself.
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Question 17 of 30
What is your greatest achievement so far?
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Question 18 of 30
What part of your duties as a Paramedic do you dislike the most?
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Question 19 of 30
Tell me about your experience working in teams.
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Question 20 of 30
If you are the first on scene and notice 3 almost fatal injuries, how do you react to each patient before help arrives?
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Question 21 of 30
Why do you want to work for our organization?
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Question 22 of 30
What are your career goals?
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Question 23 of 30
How do you fill downtime?
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Question 24 of 30
How do you handle situations that could cause you to be tardy or absent?
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Question 25 of 30
Have you ever lost a patient en route to the hospital? What happened?
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Question 26 of 30
What would your previous co-workers say about your work performance?
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Question 27 of 30
How would you rate your skills at creating a patient care report?
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Question 28 of 30
How would you handle a situation where a patient has expired, and you have to cover their body and wheel them into the vehicle while a crowd of people watch.
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Question 29 of 30
How would you handle a shift when four emergency calls are made all within a two hour time.
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Question 30 of 30
Tell me about your previous boss.
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