Emergency Room Technician Interviews

Emergency Room Technician Interview Questions

Emergency Room Technician Interview Questions

"Working as an emergency room technician demands the quick and critical thinking skills to make sound decisions in the middle of a fast-paced environment. During an interview, expect to talk about how you view good customer service, follow standard protocol, and handle irate patients. Employers may provide an example of an emergency conflict where you must use your judgment to decide which trauma requires more immediate attention. Be sure to display your passion for helping others to prove that you are the right fit."

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Mercy Health System
Emergency Room Technician was asked...May 22, 2015

Describe a time when you came across an irate patient and how did you handle it.

Northwest Hospital Center

How do you prioritize your work? Example if you had a patient come into the ER with a laceration with minor bleeding but you also had a patient come in with chest pain what would you handle first?

Athens Regional Medical Center

Since working in the healthcare industry requires you to follow HIPPA protocol, there are times when a hospital worker may have to conceal the truth from someone in order to protect patient info, e.g. if a family member calls asking if his/her loved one is ok, you legally must withold any information about the status of their health to avoid lawsuits. With this context, the interview asked me "How comfortable are you with lying?"

Northwest Hospital Center

What is your idea of good customer service?


Please describe to us a time when you have a bad or good interaction with a coworker. How did you handle this interaction with coworker. Was the outcome good or bad and tell us why..

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All answers should be in the form of a story or situation that you were part of in a previous job. Less

UW Health

What is one thing your experience on the ambulance service brings to the ER that you think is very important for an ER tech to be able to do?

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I basically said my patient relations skills are a skill I have that is very hard to just be learned. A lot of the technical skills can be taught. Less

Hendrick Health

Why do you want to work in the emergency setting?

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The fast paced and ever changing atmosphere and cases is exciting and always having new patients and ways to learn is why I want the emergency setting. Less

Mercy Hospital and Medical Center

Where do you see yourself in 5, 10, 20 years?

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Think about this one and have an idea so when the question is asked, you don't have to put to much thought into it and you look prepared. Less

Neighbors Emergency Center

Strengths, weaknesses, availability and previous jobs.

North Memorial Health

How have you dealt with difficult patients in the past? How do you ensure care is provided while ensuring your safety?

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