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Octapharma Plasma Interview Questions

Updated Jun 11, 2018
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    Physician Substitute Interview

    Anonymous Employee in South Bend, IN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Octapharma Plasma (South Bend, IN) in April 2018.

    Interview

    Nothing was said about needing an Indiana Paramedic license for working at the South Bend, IN location (518). Then 1.5 months after already working there, placed me on suspension for not having one. I have been a licensed Paramedic in Michigan for 40 years, and getting an Indiana license, is impossible being that Octapharma is not anE.M.S. agency, nor do I have any intention on working for an Indiana agency. So now, I am doing the logical thing, which is to transfer to the Kalamazoo OPI so I can practice as a Physician Substitute on my Michigan license. It is a farther drive, but hey, it would be a job!

    Interview Questions

    • If I would be comfortable doing immunizations.   1 Answer

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    Plasma Processor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Octapharma Plasma (Houston, TX).

    Interview

    The interview was very lengthy (2 hours) asking most questions more than once and in different ways, I suppose to see if I would answer differently. Asked a lot of personal questions but gave some advice along the way. They take you on a tour first, then in the office for the interview. Oh, and there was a phone interview before, I believe from the corporate office or somewhere out of town.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time you screwed up on the job and what did you do to fix it?   Answer Question
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    Phlebotomist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Newport News, VA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Octapharma Plasma (Newport News, VA) in February 2018.

    Interview

    It was quick, just asked a couple questions then said I would be given a tour of facility from a nurse as if I had the position. I was given the managers card on my way out after the interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Am i available to work an open schedule   1 Answer

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    Phlebotomist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Octapharma Plasma in October 2017.

    Interview

    Called for a phone interview after applying online. Scheduled in-person interview for the following day. Interview was typical until the interviewer, who wasn't "the deciding factor" informed me that I didn't have the experience she thought necessary for the position I was interviewing for. She then suggested I start at a lower position and work my way up, but couldn't give me an exact time frame. I was interviewing for the phlebotomist position and she suggested starting as a Donor Floor Tech, the only difference being that phlebotomists do sticks and Donor Floor Techs do not. But if I didn't have the experience necessary, why call me in to interview for the position in the first place. And why would I start in a position that wouldn't get me the experience they were looking for?

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you think you'd be a good fit for our company?   Answer Question
    • Name a time at work when you made a mistake and how you handled it.   Answer Question

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    Medical Screener Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Octapharma Plasma (Columbus, OH) in October 2017.

    Interview

    The interview was easy and it was informational. The Manager That interviewed me explained everything about the job from A to Z. I actually enjoyed the interview. I applied at the south high street location. I was hired on the spot I just had to wait for the drug test. Which came back negative so i was good as usual. I just wish I started the job but I had some discrepancies with a family member and there getting to work. So I didn't get to start my job. I just wish they could have used me for part time until I got the situation fixed. With me having 16 yrs of medical experience under my belt this would have been great as well.

    Interview Questions

    • How would I handle a donor that is upset because they wont get to donate that day? Or when a donor that has waited for a long period of time?   Answer Question

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    Medical Screener Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Octapharma Plasma (Fort Worth, TX) in August 2017.

    Interview

    Very easy questions Just a few questions about my previous experience.Mostly just conversation about the position and what I've done before.Real layed back interview ..probably easiest interview I've been on in a while

    Interview Questions

    • I see you worked at _____ what did you like and dislike about that job   Answer Question

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    Processing Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Forestville, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Octapharma Plasma (Forestville, MD) in May 2017.

    Interview

    I applied online and four months later received an invitation from the manager by phone. The onsite interview questions were about your character. Received a job offer three business days after the interview.

    Interview Questions

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    Medical Screener Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chesapeake, VA
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Octapharma Plasma (Chesapeake, VA).

    Interview

    Pre-made typical interview questions asking about your experience and character. I did read some of the questions that were posted on this site, but overall I think that if you are able to just talk on the spot about yourself you will be fine. Interview was very informal and relaxed and was offered the position following the interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me a time when you went above and beyond what was expected of you.   Answer Question

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    Medical Screener Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Omaha, NE
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Octapharma Plasma (Omaha, NE) in February 2017.

    Interview

    I applied online and called that day, had an interview the next day, took a drug test and it took a couple of days for that to come back.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me why you chose to work for this company?   1 Answer

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    Processing Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Octapharma Plasma (New York, NY).

    Interview

    I was interviewed during a new center hiring blitz. First I was interviewed by the center Assistant Manager and an HR rep from corporate, then I was interviewed by a senior HR rep from corporate. Everyone was very friendly, questions were relatively easy, mostly yes/no questions, a few behavioral questions (Describe a time when...).

    Interview Questions

    • What is your style of management?   1 Answer

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