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Physical Therapist

34 Interview Questions & Answers

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What is your greatest strength as a Physical Therapist?
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How would your co-workers describe you?
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What excites you the most about being a Physical Therapist?
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Tell me about a situation where you showed a great deal of patience?
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Are you comfortable delegating work?
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Have you ever been interested in treating sports injuries?
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What is your style of leadership?
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What classes or professors had the most impact on you?
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What work setting do you prefer?
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Being with a single patient for an hour can be tiring, how can you overcome that?
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Being a Physical Therapist allows you to see progress in your patients, does this motivate you? Why?
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Talk about a recent problem that you faced as a Physical Therapist. How did you go about solving the problem?
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How do you educate your patients?
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How would you rehabilitate or strengthen the tibialis anterior muscle?
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Describe the steps you take when reviewing a patients medication.
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What made you choose physical therapy over other health professions?
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How would you handle a situation where a patient you had been working with requested another therapist or a move to another therapy clinic?
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How do you keep yourself up to date in the field of Physical Therapy?
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Are there any unique skills or techniques that you would bring to our group?
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In what capacity have you worked with PT Assistants? What role do you feel they play in the rehabilitation of a patient?
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Are you available to do outreach to other clinics or make in-home visits?
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Talk about a time there was miscommunication in the treatment of a patient. How did you handle that situation?
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What brings stress to your world as a Physical Therapist? How do you handle stressful situations in the workplace?
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How do you motivate your patients in their rehabilitation process?
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Talk about a time where you had to involve the family or caregivers of a patient you were working with? In what capacity did you have to involve them?
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How do you stay organized?
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Give me an example of a tough patient you had to deal with.
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Describe your typical work week.
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Which population are you excited to work with?
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Are you physically fit and do you exercise?
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Tell me about a time you gave excellent patient care.
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Discuss a patient plan that you designed and implemented.
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What experiences have you had that made you a better person?
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How would you work differently with an older patient?
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