Pharmacist Interview Questions

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Heather Douglass has over 20 years of experience as a Career Coach, Recruiter, and HR Specialist. Much of her experience is as a Technical Recruiter in the healthcare industry.

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How would your patients describe you?

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Pharmacist Interview Questions & Answers

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  1. 1.

    How would your patients describe you?

  2. 2.

    What is your communication style?

  3. 3.

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

  4. 4.

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

  5. 5.

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

  6. 6.

    What do you know about our hospital?

  7. 7.

    How would your peers describe you?

  8. 8.

    How do you continue your pharmacy education?

  9. 9.

    How do you stay organized?

  10. 10.

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

  11. 11.

    How would you handle a customer yelling at you?

  12. 12.

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

  13. 13.

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

  14. 14.

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

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

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

  17. 17.

    What do you enjoy most about being a pharmacist?

  18. 18.

    What are your long term goals as a Pharmacist?

  19. 19.

    What do you dislike the most about being a Pharmacist?

  20. 20.

    Are you able to work shift work?

  21. 21.

    Describe a conflict with a preceptor or attending physician.

  22. 22.

    Tell me about your leadership experience.

  23. 23.

    Do you have any questions for us?

  24. 24.

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

  25. 25.

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

  26. 26.

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

  27. 27.

    How did you balance work and personal life?

  28. 28.

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

  29. 29.

    What are your salary expectations?

  30. 30.

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