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Clinical Project Manager was asked...October 31, 2014

How would you handle a PI who could or would not recruit patients

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There could be obstacles to patient recruitment so it's about identifying those factors and mitigation them. It could be that the PI is too busy or lacks the logistical support from a study coordinator Less

I would set up a meeting with PI to understand the factors which are affecting patient recruitment and see if mechanisms can be put in place to improve patient recruitment. I would also discuss with the PI that they projected to recruit x amount of patients at the pre study visit and site initiation visit and would like to know what has changed since those projections. If an effective solution could not be found then I would close the site down Less


Please give me an example of a HEDIS measure with a complete verbal calculation of how you arrive at the score!

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I gave a general answer for how to calculate the measures. The interviewer then asked for a specific measure and how to calculate it. The expectation was to immediately pick a measure and do math in your head! I wrote and asked that they provide a test for competency for HEDIS calculation and scoring. Less

The GEO Group

What would you do if staff called you in the middle of the night and a patient returned possibly intoxicated and disruptive?

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Issue a conduct report


The interview is to review my background and skills, and to let me know more about the position they want to fill.

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Haven't been interviewed yet, more to updates to follow.


How much notice would you give if you were to leave the position?

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I answered 2 weeks(as is customary), was told that I would need to give as least a one month notice. Less

UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals

Tell us about a time you had to make a difficult decision.

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Tell us about a difficult co-worker you had - what did you do about it?

Cleveland Clinic

Mixture of situational, behavioral, and nonsense (purpose is to get you past your pre-programmed answers to find out if you are capable of an original thought; used to see how you think on your feet) questions. Questions: 1.) If you went on a vacation or conference and you had no access to your workstation, how do you handle the backlog and catch up on work missed? 2.) What is the key to ensure your institution is compliant with laws, regulations, and standard SOPs? 3.) Provide an example of when you set an expectation of others and how did they rise or fall to those expectations? 4.) What is the key to have a program run on budget? 5.) Where do you see yourself in 4-5 years? 6.) What is your favorite Disney fairytale and why? (Nonsense question)

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5.) Where do you see yourself in 4-5 years Answer this based on what you actually see yourself doing. If the next position is just to have employment then keep it open and say grow within the company in whatever way that is possible. Less

UT Health San Antonio

What was my experience

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30 years EHS, With a MS in Occupational Safety and Health and Environmental Mgt


How would you define chaos?

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Many factors with unknown valence, making it difficult to assess the current situation or how things will evolve. Less

Aspen Dental

How many patients I usually see per day at my current or former practice.

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Upto 4 to 6 patients per day

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