How to find and prepare for a nursing job interview Video

If you are looking to learn how to search and prepare for a job in nursing make sure you watch my latest vlog.

Below you will find more interview questions that may help you prepare of your interview:

Example Questions:
– Tell me a little bit about yourself?
– What are your strengths and weaknesses?
– Why did you choose this unit to work in?
– Why do think you’ll make a good (labor and delivery) nurse?
– Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
– Tell me about a time you encountered a conflict with a physician, nurse, patient or family member? And how did you handle it?
– Tell me about your prior work experience.
– Have you ever had conflicts with co-workers before and if so how did you handle it?
– Would you consider joining committees?
– Tell me about a time your manager told you to something better, and how did you respond?
– Tell me about a time when you had a customer that was really upset with you, and what did you do?
– Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
– Have you applied anywhere else?
– What do you expect from your peers?
– Are you planning on pursuing a higher degree?
– Why do you want to work here?
– What is your biggest weakness coming into the unit as a new grad nurse?
– Do you have any questions for me?

The interviewers not only want to see how you handle there questions they want to get to know you and your personality. It’s important to stay confident throughout your entire interview.

I made sure that by the end of my interview they knew I had people skills, prioritized patient care, liked working on a team, had ideas on how to improve nursing, and was eager to learn and be given the opportunity to show them they would make the right choice by hiring me.

Lastly, smile often and make good eye contact.

Don’t forget to take a look at Part 2 and Part 3 of this series. Will be uploading within the next few days.

Part 1: How to find and prepare for a nursing job interview (This video)
Part 2: Accepting a nurse job offer, paper work, and orientation (Coming soon)
Part 3: Orientation week, meeting your preceptor, and working first three shifts (Coming soon)

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