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Maimonides Medical Center
Registered Nurse, Emergency Room was asked...18 March 2016

why Emergency RN?

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Because it is the most critical time of providing care for patients. Your job is re stabilize their vitals in order for them to receive more specialized care. Less

Medical University of South Carolina

What event has prepared me to work in the emergency department?

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I've never worked in a hospital but I have had a broad experience in other nursing fields where emergencies occur and I am the only one there to initiate CPR or give emergent care with what ever interventions I had available until EMS arrives. I have to keep calm and remember my training without many resources at my finger tips. The only difference now, if I work in the ED those patients are coming to me and I will have all these resources needed to save them that I didn't have before. I am excited to learn what to do once they reach the hospital. Less

Paradise Valley Hospital

How do you deal with difficult patients? What are your weaknesses? Name a time you did not meet your patient's expectations? Scenario questions with a patient diagnosis, what would you do first type of questions.

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Be firm, calm and oriented.


What are your strengths?

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open-minded, flexible, eager to learn


patient scenarios about prioritization and appropriate interventions

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Applied nursing judgment and demonstrated critical thinking

types of patients and equipment I worked with.

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explained experience and skills.

Bronson Healthcare

I was asked to describe my last job responsibilities and asked why I chose BBC as a career choice.

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I answered as honestly as I could, excluding the fact that I just wanted a job quickly. Less


Why do you want to work the ED What are your goals

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Previous clinical experience in this ed Nurse practitioner

Methodist Health System

How do you handle a difficult or demanding patient when you are faced with multiple projects?

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I stop a moment to really listen, patients want to be acknowledged! Assess their needs, ask yourself 'can I delegate this task to someone else or does it require my own knowledge?'...always be honest, patients easily pick up on things even if on the exterior they may seem indifferent to your actions. Mind your body language, it says a lot! Set realistic expectations and tell them what they can expect of you in a gentle and respectful manner (again, honesty, they can read you)! Its okay to ask a colleague for help (if appropriate), always use your resources when they are available. Less

US Department of Veterans Affairs

strengths/weaknesses, a time when I didn't get along with a coworker, many situation based questions (mostly ACLS)

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leadership, teamwork, diligent, QSEN focus

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