LPN Interview Questions

Lpn Interview Questions

May 16th, 2019

LPNs, or Licensed Practical Nurses, work in healthcare facilities or the homes of patients to monitor vital signs, administer medication and assist doctors or nurses.

When interviewing LPNs, the ideal candidate will be patient and compassionate while remaining professional. Be wary of candidates who show no empathy for patients and cannot work well with other healthcare professionals.

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Interview Questions for LPNs:

1. How do you handle difficult patients? How do you deal with resistance?

Tests interpersonal skills.

2. Have you ever disagreed with a doctor about a patient’s care plan? What did you do?

Tests conflict resolution skills.

3. Describe a time when you were able to console an emotional patient. How did you do it?

Shows compassion.

4. How do you balance medical needs and emotional needs?

Shows emotional intelligence.

5. You suspect a client is being neglected by family members/your coworkers. How do you handle this?

Shows integrity.

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