Registered Nurse Interview Questions 

Empathy, care, and dedication to serving patients should be the prime characteristics of a nurse. Along with a deep knowledge of the medical field, they need to have patience, resilience, a thick skin. a sense of humor, and attention to detail. Ask questions that direct their hands-on experience and high-quality service provision and care to patients.

Here are the questions to help you find the best candidate for the role. 

  • Why do you want to work for us? 
  • What according to you are the qualities a registered nurse should possess? 
  • How do you define yourself? 
  • What do you think is the rewarding part of the job? 
  • How do you think the healthcare centre will be affected positively by hiring you? 
  • What do you think are the major challenges of this job? 
  • How do you think your past experience has helped you for your present role? 
  • How do you prioritize work? 
  • What do you think are your prime duties? 
  • What is the first thing you’ll focus on if you’re hired? 
  • Do you consider yourself a team player? 
  • The job of a nurse is incredibly challenging and stressful. How will you handle it? 
  • How comfortable are you working with other doctors and nurses? 
  • Tell us about a time when a patient was unsatisfied with your service. How did you deal with it? 
  • Tell us about a time when you faced a difficult patient.  
  • What is your experience with caring for specially-abled people? 
  • How do you stay updated and knowledgeable about this field, given that there is no end to seeking medical knowledge and with advancements, newer treatments are coming up but so diseases? 
  • Your colleagues do not agree with your management plan of a patient. What would you do? 
  • Tell us about a time when you had to give bad news to the patient or their family. 
  • Have you experienced harassment or verbal abuse by patients or their relatives? What did you do? 
  • Describe a time you had to make a time-sensitive decision. What happened? 
  • Describe a busy workday. 
  • How do you handle a crisis of an outbreak? 
  • Have you worked as a frontline worker due to the covid-19 pandemic? Share your experiences.  
  • What experience do you have of this specialty?  
  • Would you want to change your specialty or learn something new? 
  • Tell us about a time when you felt fulfilled with your job? 
  • Defend the remuneration package that you want.