Nurse Midwife Interview Questions

1 Please share with me an example of how you helped coach or mentor someone. What improvements did you see in the person's knowledge or skills?
2 How long have your been providing prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum, or newborn care to patients?
3 What kind of experience do you have providing primary health care, including pregnancy and childbirth, to women?
4 Describe an experience when you educated patients and family members regarding prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum, newborn, or interconceptional care.
5 What is the key to success when communicating with the public.
6 Share an experience you had in dealing with a difficult person and how you handled the situation.
7 Tell me how you organize, plan, and prioritize your work.
8 Tell me about an experience in which you analyzed information and evaluated results to choose the best solution to a problem.
9 Provide an example when you were able to prevent a problem because you foresaw the reaction of another person.
10 Name a time when you identified strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions to problems. What was the impact?
11 Provide an example of a time when you were able to demonstrate excellent listening skills. What was the situation and outcome?
12 Share an example of when you went above and beyond the "call of duty". (Look for answers that show the candidate is dependable.)
13 Provide an example when your ethics were tested.
14 How important is it to write information in medical records or provide narrative summaries to communicate patient information to other health care providers?
15 Share your approach to performing physical examinations by taking vital signs, checking neurological reflexes, examining breasts, or performing pelvic examinations.