Pharmacist Mock Interview

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

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Question 1 of 30

What is your communication style?

As a Pharmacist, it is important to know which type of communicator you are in order to effectively communicate with your patients, co-workers and other medical professionals. Do you consider your communication style analytical, intuitive, functional or personal? Tell the interviewer that you are able to change your communication style based on who you are addressing and their way of learning. The important thing to relay is that you are an effective communicator. You welcome the back and forth with your patients.

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30 Pharmacist Interview Questions & Answers

  • 1. What is your communication style?

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

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

  • 4. Do you have any questions for us?

  • 5. Tell me about your leadership experience.

  • 6. How do you stay organized?

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

  • 8. What are your salary expectations?

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

  • 10. How did you balance work and personal life?

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

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

  • 13. What do you know about our hospital?

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

  • 15. How would your peers describe you?

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

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

  • 18. Describe a conflict with a preceptor or attending physician.

  • 19. How would your patients describe you?

  • 20. Are you able to work shift work?

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

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

  • 23. What do you dislike the most about being a Pharmacist?

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

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

  • 26. What are your long term goals as a Pharmacist?

  • 27. How would you handle a customer yelling at you?

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

  • 29. What do you enjoy most about being a pharmacist?

  • 30. How do you continue your pharmacy education?