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Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland Interview Questions

Updated Nov 2, 2014
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    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person – interviewed at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland.

    Interview

    Got interview through school recruitment process. Interviews were very nice and friendly. Typical questions of 5-year plan and what my strengths and weaknesses are. Main pro was that they noticed I wanted to learn from different branches of CHORI and would personally set these shadowing opportunities up for me should I sign on.

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    • Job experience, techniques on working with children with ASB, showing them my therapy knowledge   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    I moved to a different area to pursue a job in a different state.

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    Dietetic Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    No Offer

    Interview

    After applying on the Children's Hospital website, they contact you by phone to schedule an in person appointment. The interview is with two people and they ask you to first describe yourself and your background related to the job. Both interviewers had a paper with a bunch of questions that they can draw from to ask you. They asked questions like what was a goal you made and what you have done to achieve it and your availability if you are hired. There were a lot of scenario questions where they ask you what you would do when talking to a parent or patient who has called down from the patient room requesting certain menu items such as a parent requesting grapes for their child, but grapes are considered a choking hazard and not offered for the child. Another scenario was asking what you would do if lactose intolerant patient called down for scrambled eggs but the system showed that the eggs from the kitchen contain dairy. After these scenario question, they ask if you have further questions for them.

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    • Scenario question: Patient underwent surgery and has been on a clear liquid diet but the nurse insists to send regular food to the patient before they are discharged. What would you do?   Answer Question
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    Declined Offer
    Declined Offer

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland.

    Interview

    The interview was very relaxed and comfortable. The series of interviews were scheduled some what far apart, due to communication issues at the facility. There were specific people that they wanted references from. They were given several references, letters of recommendation, it was a different process.

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    • The request for specific types of references from individuals in certain positions.   1 Answer

    Reasons for Declining

    Inability to comply with the request for specific people or people in specific positions who no longer work at the prior place of employment.

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    Interpreter Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Oakland, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland (Oakland, CA).

    Interview

    1 interview with manager and 2 other full time interpreters with 3 scenarios and interpretation in consecutive mode.

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