Essentia Health Interview Questions & Reviews
Getting an Interview
RN-Med/Surg Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Essentia Health.
Interview Details – Online application, resume, HR interview, 1:1 interview
Interview Question – Tell me a time when you went above and beyond in a work situation? Answer Question
Applications Analyst I Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Essentia Health in April 2011.
Interview Details – There was a long time lag before the interview and the job offer, however I was in no hurry to start and I was even allowed to further delay my start date by a month.
Interview Question – No real surprises Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Salary negotiation was not a possibility, however the initial offer appeared appropriate
Pharmacy Technician Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Essentia Health in January 2010.
Interview Details – Pharmacy Director, Pharmacist, and a Pharmacy Technician present in the interview. Took turns asking the questions with lots of quiet moments while replies were written. Most of the questions asked are standard interview questions like - why do you want to work here, what got you interested in Pharmacy, where would you like to be in 5 years, why should we hire you etc
Interview Question – Tell us about a time when you went above and beyond your responsibilities in a previous employment or school setting Answer Question
Negotiation Details – no negotiating - offer made and that is it - take it or leave it kinda thing
Senior Research Scientist Interview (Neutral Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied online - interviewed at Essentia Health in June 2012.
Interview Details – First contact with recruiter, second with executive director. After passing both of those, interview with entire cphiring committee. Questions provided in advance. All three interviews conducted by phone. Fourth and final interview onsite and includes a one hour presentation to all staff regarding research interests and goals for next 5 years.
Interview Question – Would I be bringing any grants, committee memberships, or contracts with me. View Answer