Kindred Healthcare Registered Nurse Interview Questions

Updated Aug 20, 2015
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Registered Nurse Interview

Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Kindred Healthcare (Philadelphia, PA) in July 2015.

Interview

Interview was seamless. I interviewed with both the nurse manager and nurse supervisor. They each told me about themselves and the facility. I asked questions regarding nurse to patient ratio and orientation on the floor. I was also given a tour of the facility. Everyone was welcoming and friendly.

Interview Questions

Negotiation

I was happy with what they offered after researching starting rate for new RN grad with ASN degree.

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    Registered Nurse Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Kindred Healthcare (Dallas, TX) in June 2015.

    Interview

    I applied on a Sunday, received a call 2 days later from a recruiter. I was offered the job the same day of my interview. The interview was straight forward and the manager was vey pleasant

    Interview Questions

    • Why did you choose nursing for a career? How would you handle a difficult patient/family member? Where do you see yourself in 5 years? Tell me about yourself...   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    New nurse no negotiation

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    Registered Nurse Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Kindred Healthcare (San Francisco, CA) in December 2014.

    Interview

    Filled out an online application. Called by DON. Met the next day. He was very friendly and already aware of my limited experience as a new grad nurse. I was offered the job at the end of the interview. The background check took just over 2 weeks. Orientation and training is offered for a minimum of 4 shifts.

    Interview Questions

    • What would you do of you discovered a patient unconscious and determined there is no pulse?   1 Answer
    • What would you do if you seen that a CNA was not keeping up with his/her workload?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Offered an above market rate for a new grad in this type of facility and location.

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    Registered Nurse Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Cleveland, OH
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Kindred Healthcare (Cleveland, OH) in June 2014.

    Interview

    I applied online and received a phone call to set up an in person interview shortly after I applied. I played phone tag with the HR lady. It was very hard to get a hold of her, but after I did, I got a job offer. It took a while for them to get back to me after the interview.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    There was no negotiating at all. They did not accept my counter offer.

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    Registered Nurse Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Town and Country, MO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Kindred Healthcare (Town and Country, MO) in December 2013.

    Interview

    There was a RN Open House. There was one at the end on 2013, 3 in 2014 and 3 so far in 2015. It's a hard job. So they are always hiring.

    Interview Questions

    • What experience do you have in nursing.   1 Answer
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    Registered Nurse Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Kindred Healthcare in June 2013.

    Interview

    They called me the day after I submitted my online application to set up an interview. I interviewed the following day. I hadn't taken my NCLEX-RN exam yet, but they extended me a conditional job offer that was contigent on me passing the NCLEX. I took the NCLEX the next Thursday and began orientation the next Monday.

    Interview Questions

    • None - they only asked me three questions. I also did a pre-employment drug test at the end of the interview and background test.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    There is no negotiation. The salary is the salary.

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    Registered Nurse Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Aurora, CO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Kindred Healthcare (Aurora, CO) in September 2012.

    Interview

    Applied on a Monday, had a phone interview Tuesday, met the hiring manager and a supervisor on Thursday, was offered the job Friday afternoon.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    None-Kindred has a strict policy based on experience.

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    Registered Nurse Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Alameda, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Kindred Healthcare (Alameda, CA) in January 2011.

    Interview

    It was more on of a personality interview. What are my strengths and weaknesses, name a situation where it was difficult for you and how I handled it., what is the most challenging situation I have encounter, why did you choose this company..

    Interview Questions

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    Registered Nurse Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Springfield, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Kindred Healthcare (Springfield, IL) in September 2010.

    Interview

    i interviewed, no tour of building, was told i would be notified within 24 hours, it was 3 weeks. Was hired for full time, but we were sent home early every day without pay for those hours.

    Interview Questions

    • she really didnt ask questions she just had a social conversation with me.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    no the offer was very good

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    Registered Nurse Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Greenfield, IN
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Kindred Healthcare (Greenfield, IN) in April 2009.

    Interview

    Will usually present you with scenarios that you may encounter to see how you would respond

    Interview Questions

    • If you have more than one emergent situation at one time what would you do ?Answer they want is you will call another nurse for help.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Well they offered me more than my previous job so not much negotiating

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