Personal Care Aide Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Personal Care Aide interview, here are 35 interview questions and answer examples.

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What would you do if you were working and your relief did not show up to relieve you at the end of your shift?

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List of 35 Personal Care Aide Interview Questions & Answers

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  1. 1.

    What would you do if you were working and your relief did not show up to relieve you at the end of your shift?

  2. 2.

    If hired, when can you start?

  3. 3.

    How do you like to get feedback and suggestions?

  4. 4.

    When have you had a really bad experience as a Personal Care Aide?

  5. 5.

    What do you know about our organization?

  6. 6.

    Describe an improvement you personally initiated.

  7. 7.

    What was your most rewarding experience in personal care?

  8. 8.

    What skills do you think are most critical to this job?

  9. 9.

    Why did you enter this career?

  10. 10.

    Are you a patient person?

  11. 11.

    How would you define excellent patient care?

  12. 12.

    What is your greatest strength?

  13. 13.

    Tell me about your education and any certifications, diplomas, or degrees you have.

  14. 14.

    Is it acceptable to call off work as a Personal Care Aide when an individual is depending on you?

  15. 15.

    Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

  16. 16.

    What personal characteristics do you think add to your overall effectiveness?

  17. 17.

    Will you you able to extend patience to stubborn clients?

  18. 18.

    What was your most difficult decision in the last 6 months? What made it difficult?

  19. 19.

    What impact did you have in your last job?

  20. 20.

    Are there any type of personal hygiene tasks that you would feel uncomfortable performing for our clients?

  21. 21.

    When have you provided personal care for an elderly person or an individual in need before?

  22. 22.

    Give me an example that shows your trustworthiness.

  23. 23.

    Have you ever been yelled at or accused of wrongdoing by a client or family member before? What was the situation?

  24. 24.

    Why are you the best candidate for us?

  25. 25.

    Are you a compassionate person?

  26. 26.

    How do you handle stressful situations?

  27. 27.

    What have you done in the past year to become a better Personal Care Aide?

  28. 28.

    What do you like and dislike about home care?

  29. 29.

    If hired, do you have reliable transportation?

  30. 30.

    Do you have a current CPR certification?

  31. 31.

    Our agency requires a criminal background check and fingerprinting before being hired. Are you opposed to either of those?

  32. 32.

    Our agency often needs a Personal Care Aide to work a 24-hour shift, spending the night at a client's home. When that is needed, there is a private room that is offered for you to sleep in. Would you be willing to work a 24-hour shift if needed?

  33. 33.

    Having a current CPR card is required to work for our agency. What would you do if you showed up to work and realized your CPR card had expired a month before?

  34. 34.

    What do you know about DNR orders?

  35. 35.

    Do you have any questions for me?