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LPN Pre-Employment Interview GS7

(LPN’s with MORE than 4 year experience)
Date of Interview:________________ Nursing Area:_____________________________
Name:________________________________ Telephone:_________________________
Date Available for Work:__________________________
Shift Preference:_____________________Educational Preparation:_________________
National/professional certification (s):_________________________________________
Do you have an unrestricted license/certification?________________________________
BCLS current: YES_________ NO_________
1. Give examples of your independent technical judgment in initiating, performing and
completing assigned duties and providing care to variable patient populations.
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2. Describe your knowledge and ability to appropriately carry out specialized patient care
based on the patient’s condition. Give an example of how you would use judgment in
selecting the appropriate order and sequence of procedures and treatments.
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Tell me about a time you recognized, reported and recorded (documented) relevant
patient information.
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3. Tell me how you have incorporated current patient care data in actively contributing to
the development of the patient's overall health plan and in carrying out assigned nursing
interventions.
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4. Tell me about a time you had to observe, identify and respond to a patient’s need for
immediate care.
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Give an example of a time you used your knowledge and understanding of human behavior. patient motivations and reactions. _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ 7. Give me an example of a time you had to recognize and consider emotional. cultural. _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ 6. safe and therapeutic patient care delivery. _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ .5. spiritual. How do you use this knowledge to work effectively with patients. to promote more positive patient outcomes. socio-economic and age-related factors. and promptly report a patient’s changes or responses to medications/treatments. family members and other staff? Give examples. _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ 8. accurately describe. Give example of your interventions to support continuation of optimal. _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ Tell me how you sought assistance of the RN or MD/DO in the situation above. _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ Tell me about a time you had to observe for. and how you initiated appropriate emergency interventions as directed. Give me an example of a time you had to prepare and administer prescribed medications or perform a treatment according to established policies and procedures. Give me an example of a time in which you recognized an urgent or emergency patientcare situation.

How have you exhibited skill. instruments or equipment. _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ 12. _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ Explain how you have been a resource to other staff members in organizing and implementing more complex/specialized patient care.9.g. _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ How have you demonstrated and understanding of established customer service standards in all interactions with patients and their family members and/or other internal/external customers? _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ 10. Explain how you performed support duties for complex diagnostic tests and/or specialized practices or procedures (e. Give an example of a time you influenced and communicated with an usually difficult patients and /or family member who exhibit problems with lack of self-control. or impediments in their ability to understand or follow instructions. _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ 11. How did you report malfunction of equipment or supply deficiencies? _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ . research projects of in developing educational material/media. How did this fostered an environment of respect for the individuals rights to privacy and dignity. creativity and initiative in contributing to the improvement of overall care delivery in active participation in committees/task forces. resistant or abusive behavior. monitoring patient’s condition before. during and following procedures).

Have you ever served a preceptor in orienting.e. Foley Catheter Insertion__________ IV Insertion_________________ Date of IV Certification________ Medication Administration (all routes)___________ Patient Assessment___________ Critical Thinking (i. educating or training less experienced LPN/LVN’s and NA/HT’s related to support duties for complex technology. 2012 . specialized procedures? _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ 14.13. Give examples how you support RN or MD/DO in monitoring the practice of unlicensed nursing or non-medical staff in patient care delivery? _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ 15. What educational opportunities have you actively sought out to enhance your nursing knowledge and skills? How do you share new knowledge gained with other staff to improve and advance nursing practice? _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ Please rate your skills on a 1-10 scale: 1= No experience with skill to 10= Very experienced and comfortable with skill. problem solving)___________ Prioritization________________ Computer Skills___________ June 11.