Respiratory therapist Interview Questions
312Respiratory Therapist interview questions shared by candidates
Give me an example of when you had to handle a difficult patient not responding to care.3 Answers
I explained the pros and cons to the prognosis with and without the compliance of treatment and then try to encourage my patient to make their health a priority because they are loved and deserve the best quality of life. Less
Honestly my job is not respond to a difficult patient, my job is to try to understand why the patient is difficult, communicate with my team members and develops a plan to best suit the patient. Less
I answered with a specific situation that I had encounterd in my career.
If there was a sick newborn in the nursery, an adult patient in the ER in distress, and a patient on one of the general floors who needed respiratory care all at the same time, who would you see first.2 Answers
I told him that you have to consider the acuity of the patient. So, I would see the baby, then the ER patient, and then the floor patient. Less
You'd see the person in distress first
The questions were simple questions and had nothing to do with the actual care. The people who asked questions were tattered and worn out looking. They acted like they had to many other things to do than to be in a meeting.1 Answers
Should have walked out when I saw the hospital and the employees.