Interview Tips

  • Be prepared to answer the following questions:
    • Why do you want to work here?
    • What are your strengths and weaknesses?
    • How well do you work with others?
    • What makes you the best candidate for the job?
  • Research the facility interviewing you, and memorize a few facts about them.
  • Maintain a positive attitude. Do not talk about bad experiences from past assignments/jobs.
  • Wear formal business attire for in-person interviews.
  • If interviewing by phone, find a quiet place with no distractions.
  • If you have scheduling requests or you require specific dates off, please discuss this during your initial interview.
  • Here are a list of questions you may want to ask the person interviewing you:
    • What types of patient population/caseload are primarily seen?
    • How soon are you looking to fill this position?
    • Can you tell me about the staff and the team environment?
    • What is the patient ratio?
    • How often do you send your nurses to float? To which floors?
    • What kind of scheduling do you prefer?

Resume Tips

Format:

  • One page is preferred (no more than two)
  • Font size of 10-12
  • Standard font like Times or Helvetica.
  • Include name, address, phone number, and email at the top
  • Save in PDF file format

Content:

  • Begin with a summary objective that states what skills you can offer.
  • List work history and professional experience, including the start and end date of each position, as well as the facility’s name where the position was held.
  • List any computer charting experience.
  • List your education, naming highest degree first.
  • List honors received and professional organizations joined.
  • Do not include personal information like interests, religious affiliations, or social groups.
  • Include three professional references from individuals you recently worked with.

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