Will med error keep me from NT position? - page 2
I had an interview for a nurse tech position a week ago. I was told that 4 positions were opened and over 70 nursing students applied. During the interview, I revealed that the biggest mistake I... Read More
Nov 11, '12 by Sadala, RNthere's honesty, and then there's self-sabotage...
p.s. congrats on the job!
Nov 11, '12 by BrandonLPN, LPNIf I were the hiring manager I'd be more alarmed by the fact that the applicant is bringing up a past med error during an interview than by the med error itself.
Nov 11, '12 by BrandonLPN, LPNQuote from GrnTeaWell, you have to say *something* when asked this question in an interview. No sane person would expect a truly honest answer to this question."Interview Question and Answer: What's the worst mistake you've made at work and how did you deal with it?"Newsflash: HR people read those websites too.
Nov 11, '12 by blt99Thanks for bringing this topic up. It is something that I wouldn't have thought of and I'm glad I am since I'll be interviewing this spring. I agree with everyone else about the situation and Congrats on the job!!!
Thinking about what I would say: definitely no med errors or HIPPA violations or serious patient endangering errors or practicing outside your scope.