Pediatric nurses care for kids in hospitals, doctor's offices, and other health care settings. They administer medication, conduct tests, and give many types of treatments. In a pediatric nurse interview, employers often ask questions about your medical experience and skills. They may also ask about the shifts you want to work and how you handle stress.
Here are three top pediatric nurse interview questions and how to answer them:
How to answer: This question helps employers learn more about your personality as well as your motivations. Answer with a personal story that explains more about you. For example, you could talk about caring for a sick sibling or having a great experience with a pediatric nurse when you were a child.
How to answer: Many kids are afraid of medical procedures, and they can become violent and uncooperative. This question lets you show that you can reassure patients and get them to cooperate for procedures like vaccinations or X-rays.
How to answer: This question gives you a chance to discuss your experience. Tell the interviewer about the tasks you helped with most and the ages of the patients you treated. If you don't have previous experience, talk about your education and any other jobs where you worked with kids.
I told them about a bleeding GI patient and the interventions we performed. Such as giving the patient IV fluids, checking their lab levels and eventually we even gave the patient blood because their hemoglobin was low. Less
Being junior gives you the unique ability to be a naive inquirer, I would politely ask my colleague if something had changed with the status of the PT for them to not need PPE. I would use this as a prompt to encourage them to think about their actions. If this does not work i would then polite remind them of the PPE they should be wearing and if they still continue i would then escalate to the in charge or NUM Less