Physical Therapist Assistant Mock Interview

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

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What is your greatest weakness?

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List of 30 Physical Therapist Assistant Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    What is your greatest weakness?

  2. 2.

    How are your observation skills?

  3. 3.

    How do you manage responsibilities?

  4. 4.

    What has been your most difficult situation in your experience as a Physical Therapist Assistant and how did you handle it?

  5. 5.

    Are you a good listener?

  6. 6.

    What is your ideal work environment?

  7. 7.

    How would you describe your communication skills?

  8. 8.

    How do you manage your work stress?

  9. 9.

    Tell me why it is important to have patience as a Physical Therapist Assistant.

  10. 10.

    How many years of long term care experience do you have?

  11. 11.

    What was the most memorable patient you ever worked with?

  12. 12.

    Why did you choose to become a Physical Therapist Assistant?

  13. 13.

    Are you comfortable with giving patients instruction on how to perform an exercise?

  14. 14.

    Do you see yourself becoming a Physical Therapist in the future?

  15. 15.

    Why should we consider you for this position?

  16. 16.

    Have you ever had a situation where you had a number of alternatives to choose from? How did you go about choosing one?

  17. 17.

    Tell me about a time you provided excellent patient care.

  18. 18.

    How do you work differently with an older patient

  19. 19.

    Are you comfortable working with all age groups?

  20. 20.

    What is your greatest strength?

  21. 21.

    What would you do if a patient you had been working with started refusing to work with you?

  22. 22.

    How do you handle stubborn patients who do not want to listen to your instruction?

  23. 23.

    What have you done in the past year to become a better Physical Therapist Assistant?

  24. 24.

    Why are you the best candidate for us?

  25. 25.

    Are you efficient with your time?

  26. 26.

    Share a time when you willingly took on additional responsibilities.

  27. 27.

    What is your greatest achievement?

  28. 28.

    Tell me about your experience working in teams.

  29. 29.

    What is your experience with Integumentary physical therapy?

  30. 30.

    What is your experience with Orthopedic physical therapy?