Physician Assistant Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Physician Assistant interview, here are 25 interview questions and answer examples.

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What are some of the challenges of working as a physician assistant?

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List of 25 Physician Assistant Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    What are some of the challenges of working as a physician assistant?

  2. 2.

    What do you like about being a physician assistant?

  3. 3.

    What are your weaknesses as a physician assistant?

  4. 4.

    Tell us about your community involvement.

  5. 5.

    Are you available to work nights?

  6. 6.

    How do you feel when a physician criticizes your work?

  7. 7.

    What are some highlights from your clinical rotations?

  8. 8.

    What is an issue in the current healthcare system that you would like to see change?

  9. 9.

    Why should we hire you to be our next physician assistant?

  10. 10.

    How would you describe your work ethic?

  11. 11.

    What will you do if you have a client that refuses to take care of their health?

  12. 12.

    Tell me about yourself.

  13. 13.

    What are your strengths as a physician assistant?

  14. 14.

    Healthcare professionals are under a great amount of stress. How do you manage your work stress?

  15. 15.

    What department of the healthcare field most interests you?

  16. 16.

    Who is your mentor in the healthcare industry?

  17. 17.

    How do you plan to continually grow as a physician assistant?

  18. 18.

    How would you rate your performance in this interview so far?

  19. 19.

    How do you gain a physician's trust and respect?

  20. 20.

    What qualities does a great leader have? Which do you possess?

  21. 21.

    What is a dependent practitioner, and how do you feel about practicing as one?

  22. 22.

    Talk to me about your GPA while completing your Masters' Degree.

  23. 23.

    Are you comfortable making tough decisions in regards to a patients care?

  24. 24.

    What do you know about our facility?

  25. 25.

    What are your salary requirements?