Pharmacist Interview Questions

30 Questions and Answers by
Heather has over 20 years experience recruiting and hiring candidates,
specifically in the health care industry.

Question 1 of 30

How would your patients describe you?

Pharmacist Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    How would your patients describe you?

  2. 2.

    Describe a time when you feel you made a difference in a patients care.

  3. 3.

    Are you able to work shift work?

  4. 4.

    How did you balance work and personal life?

  5. 5.

    What are your salary expectations?

  6. 6.

    Describe a situation where you received constructive feedback on your work.

  7. 7.

    How would your peers describe you?

  8. 8.

    If you weren't sitting with me, interviewing for this Pharmacist position, where else would you be?

  9. 9.

    Do you have any questions for us?

  10. 10.

    Tell me about a time when you set a goal and achieved it.

  11. 11.

    What is the last book you read? Tell me about it.

  12. 12.

    What is your communication style?

  13. 13.

    How do you stay organized?

  14. 14.

    What are ways you deal with stress, challenges, or negative situations at work?

  15. 15.

    What do you see as the most critical issues in pharmacy today?

  16. 16.

    Describe a difficult work experience, and what you learned from it.

  17. 17.

    How do you build relationships when you are new to a pharmacy.

  18. 18.

    What experience do you have working in coumadin or diabetes clinics?

  19. 19.

    Tell me about a time when you had too many things to do and you were required to prioritize your tasks.

  20. 20.

    Tell me about your leadership experience.

  21. 21.

    What is the most important skill you would bring to this role?

  22. 22.

    Why do you want to be a pharmacist at our organization?

  23. 23.

    What do you know about our hospital?

  24. 24.

    Describe a conflict with a preceptor or attending physician.

  25. 25.

    What do you dislike the most about being a Pharmacist?

  26. 26.

    What are your long term goals as a Pharmacist?

  27. 27.

    How would you handle a customer yelling at you?

  28. 28.

    If you felt a customer was using prescribed drugs for the wrong reasons, what would you do?

  29. 29.

    What do you enjoy most about being a pharmacist?

  30. 30.

    How do you continue your pharmacy education?