Physical Therapist Assistant Interview Questions

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

Question 1 of 30

What is your greatest achievement?

Physical Therapist Assistant Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    What is your greatest achievement?

  2. 2.

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

  3. 3.

    Why are you the best candidate for us?

  4. 4.

    Why did you choose to become a Physical Therapist Assistant?

  5. 5.

    Why should we consider you for this position?

  6. 6.

    What is your greatest weakness?

  7. 7.

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

  8. 8.

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

  9. 9.

    Are you efficient with your time?

  10. 10.

    What is your experience with Orthopedic physical therapy?

  11. 11.

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

  12. 12.

    What is your greatest strength?

  13. 13.

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

  14. 14.

    What was the most memorable patient you ever worked with?

  15. 15.

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

  16. 16.

    Are you a good listener?

  17. 17.

    Share a time when you willingly took on additional responsibilities.

  18. 18.

    Tell me about your experience working in teams.

  19. 19.

    What is your ideal work environment?

  20. 20.

    What is your experience with Integumentary physical therapy?

  21. 21.

    How are your observation skills?

  22. 22.

    How would you describe your communication skills?

  23. 23.

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

  24. 24.

    How do you manage your work stress?

  25. 25.

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

  26. 26.

    How do you manage responsibilities?

  27. 27.

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

  28. 28.

    Tell me about a time you provided excellent patient care.

  29. 29.

    How do you work differently with an older patient

  30. 30.

    Are you comfortable working with all age groups?