Cerner Delivery Consultant Interview Questions

Updated Aug 26, 2014
Updated Aug 26, 2014
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Delivery Consultant Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Interview Details

Submit cover letter and resume with application; college campus interview / phone interview; on-Cerner-campus interview with behavioral interview focus

Offered a position and salary within 2 weeks. Given a couple weeks to decide and choose start date that works well with current employment / plans.

Interview Questions
  • Tell me about a time you disagreed with a policy or decision by a superior and what you did.   Answer Question
Accepted Offer

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    Delivery Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The campus recruiting process was so easy I didn't know if that was really it!

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time when you had to argue for your beliefs.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Delivery Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kansas City, MO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kansas City, MO
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Cerner in December 2013.

    Interview Details

    Basically they scheduled a phone interview the day after I applied online and then before she hung up with me she scheduled an in person interview at experience cerner day for the following friday. At experience cerner day they go through a powerpoint and basically sell the company to you and then there are two 30 minute interviews back to back.

    Interview Questions
    • They asked a lot about how you currently or have in the past used innovation or technology to solve a problem, they asked that over and over in different ways so have lots of examples.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Delivery Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kansas City, MO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kansas City, MO
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Cerner in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    I heard about the job from a friend from college and decided to apply to the Velocity delivery consultant position. My friend wrote me a referral, and within a week of sending in the online application I heard back from HR to set up a phone interview. It was very basic with simple background questions. Later that week, I was invited to campus for a Welcome to Cerner day. I could not make this recruiting day, and they were very friendly about scheduling around my set schedule. I went for the interview and had 2 interviews. Mainly behavior based situational questions, nothing big. I then ate lunch with a recently hired person of the same position. He was very honest about some of the "behind the scenes" info of the company. Within a week I was offered a position and given two weeks to respond.

    Interview Questions
    • What is a situation in which you had to solve an unexpected problem?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Delivery Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kansas City, MO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kansas City, MO
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ weeksinterviewed at Cerner.

    Interview Details

    Had one phone interview of general/behavioral questions. Then had one on-campus interview that was 2 30-minute interviews of behavioral questions. Heard back about 2 weeks later.

    Interview Questions
    • Talk about a time that you delivered news about failing at a goal   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    They call the position "consultant," but if you are trying to get into consulting this is not the place for you. All this position includes is IT support for clients that buy Cerner systems. Also, bare minimal starting salary for work that demands overtime to meet client needs.

    Declined Offer
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    Delivery Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kansas City, MO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kansas City, MO
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Cerner in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    Had a first round phone interview before being invited out to the campus for the second round. The phone interview was low stress, started by asking me to describe some of my previous experiences (skills they required, what I learned from them, etc). The hr rep went on to ask two behavioral questions, after which he invited me out for a second round interview and started taking information for travel accommodations. I haven't made it out for the Cerner experience interview yet, but I'm told it involves a tour of KC and dinner the day I fly in and 3 interviews the next day (about an hour and a half) with a tour of the Cerner headquarters and a few information sessions. The day is over by 2pm and you're on your way home by the early evening.

    Interview Questions
    • Give me an example of a situation where you had to deliver bad news to a superior.   Answer Question
    • Describe the approach you took in a situation where you were required to teach something to one of your peers.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Delivery Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kansas City, MO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kansas City, MO
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Cerner in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    Consisted of one detailed telephone interview and 2 one on one interviews. One was a behavioral interview, and the other was a traditional resume-driven interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a situation where the requirements of a project changed, but the deadline did not. How did resolve this?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Salaries are not very negotiable starting out because they are standardized
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Delivery Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kansas City, MO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kansas City, MO
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Cerner in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    I received a phone call from a recruiter at the beginning of the interview. The recruiter asked me basic questions pertaining to my resume and she seemed impressed with me so she offered to fly me to their headquarters for a face-to-face interview two weeks later. I flew in on a Thursday night from Orlando and stayed at the Hyatt, which was a nice hotel. I was picked up by a driver who took myself and another individual to Cerner. Once I arrived, I was taken to a room to be interviewed by three different people. The questions were behavioral questions. Each person interviewed me one by one. After the interview we were taken on a tour and then to another room in a group for a presentation about the job position. It was a good experience.

    Interview Questions
    • What was your greatest achievement?   Answer Question
    • Name a time when a coworker didn't follow through with a task and how did you overcome that?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Delivery Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Cerner in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    2 formal interviews, both situational (how would you handle this situation...)

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Delivery Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kansas City, MO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kansas City, MO
    Application Details

    The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Cerner in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    I applied to the website and was contacted by a recruiter about a week later. She set up a phone interview via e-mail, and it went well. She told me that she'd be in contact with me soon to set up an in-person interview. About 2 weeks later, she sent me another e-mail to set up the interview. This process was very organized. The day before I was sent directions, was told to dress in business attire, and was given directions of what to do when I got there, and the names of the people I would be interviewing with. I was to interview with 3 people. Once I arrived, I was greeted by the support specialist who was extremely nice. She took me to the room I was going to interview in, and i interviewed with the 1st manager, and the 2nd manager thereafter. Each interview was about 25-30 minutes of hypothetical questions. I was then informed that the 3rd manager couldn't make it, and I would here a decision by the end of the week. I never heard back from the recruiter. All in all, it was a pretty neutral experience.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you get someone resistant to change to adapt to new technology?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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