Occupational Therapist (OT) Interview Questions

1 Provide an example of a time when you were able to demonstrate excellent listening skills. What was the situation and outcome?
2 Share an effective method you have used to determine realistic rehabilitation goals for patients.
3 Tell me about an effective occupational therapy program which you planned, organize, and/or conducted.
4 Name a time when your advice to management led to an improvement in your company or otherwise helped your employer.
5 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?
6 Describe an experience in which you identified the educational needs of your students and successfully developed a way to teach/train them.
7 What is the key to success when communicating with the public.
8 Describe a time when you successfully provided personal assistance to a coworker or patron.
9 Share an experience you had in dealing with a difficult person and how you handled the situation.
10 Share an experience in which you successfully shared a difficult piece of information. (Make sure that the candidate has open lines of communication.)
11 Tell me about a recent experience you've had working with your hands.
12 Tell me how you organize, plan, and prioritize your work.
13 What are some long-range objectives that you developed in your last job? What did you do to achieve them?
14 Share an experience when you applied new technology or information in your job. How did it help your company?
15 Give me an example of when you thought outside of the box. How did it help your employer?