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As nurses spend the majority of their days interacting with patients, employers are looking for candidates who can demonstrate strong interpersonal, teamwork, and conflict-management skills. Come ready to discuss a time you handled a tense patient or excelled under pressure. Employers will also expect candidates to have a robust knowledge of nursing practices, so expect to be quizzed on proper medical procedure and patient handling.

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What would you do if you entered a patient room and found them unconscious.

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Yell for help and get assistance, check for breathing, pulse, initiate appropriate emergency response.

omg.. i hope u didnt say it like that.. didnt u take BLS? Circulation Airway Breathing.. for those of us who are hoping to learn some right answers on here.. C.A.B. jeez!

Following standard bedside emergnecy practice, first I would call a code immediately, then begin checking the patient’s breathing and circulation. When help arrives make sure to have adequate IV access and then follow directions from the physician.

How would you handle a very upset family member?

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If you are completely overwhelmed during the day with multiple discharges and admissions, tell me how you would prioritize your day.

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From Leader: We are in need of someone with a good eye for detail yet have the vision to take on unit based quality projects and see them through. How do you think your experience and skill set fits our need?

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Can you use a hoyer lift? Do you enjoy working with the elderly? Do you have reliable transportation?

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You may be asked to be on call for any shift. Are you willing to do that?

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How do deal with a uncooperative family memeber/patient?

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When busy on the phone are you going to give the quick answer to move on or the right one?

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The ICU environment can be very stressful. How do you think you will handle that stress?

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How to deal with staff out of control

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