Top 50 Interview Questions for a Radiology Interview
1. Priorities often change suddenly throughout the day. If you are asked to quickly do another task, how does that affect your mood? What if it’s the third time before noon?
3. You have already begun your assignment and have then been asked by your supervisor to work in another unit. How would you handle this?
4. Describe a time that you have read a piece of research then implemented the findings into your workplace.
5. What are three of your weakest skills?
7. How do you fill downtime?
8. How do you go about securing buy-in from administration? …physicians? …other department heads? …your own staff?
9. Describe how you demonstrate professionalism in your activities. What behaviors and characteristics contribute to that image?
10. What situations kept you from fulfilling your job duties or from coming to work on time at your last job?
11. What do you bring to radiology?
12. What made you want to help people?”
13. How would you handle a situation with tight deadlines, low employee morale, and inadequate resources?
14. During the last year, when your replacement hasn’t shown up and your manager asked you to stay late, what percentage of the time have you stayed late?
15. Describe a recent problem you had with one of your manager’s decisions. How did you handle it?
16. Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
17. What about your character would help you do this job day in and day out?
18. What are some of the long term physical effects of radiation exposure?
19. What type of work schedule are you looking for?
20. Tell me about your education.
21. What type of colleague do you least like to work with?
22. What about your character makes you a good candidate for this job?
23. Deadlines, frustrations, difficult people, and silly rules can make a job difficult. How do you handle these types of situations?
24. Should there be 24 hours, 7 days a week radiology?
25. How would you respond if, in a rude and haughty tone, a doctor questioned your work, which you knew to be top-notch and absolutely accurate?
26. Do you have any fears about exposure to radiation?
27. Are you willing to work in an environment that may lead to cancer?
28. What was your least favorite patient? What was the situation?
30. What are some of the short term effects of radiation exposure?
31. Tell me of a time that you solved a problem without direct supervision.
32. Describe a difficult decision you’ve made and the process you went through to reach that decision.
33. Why did you choose a career in radiology?
34. What type of cells or organs are most affected by radiation?
35. How do you build and maintain morale with your staff in a non-monetary way?
36. Are you planning on pursuing higher education?
37. Tell me about your last performance review. What was mentioned about how you could improve? Any re-occurring themes?
38. How many scheduled days did you miss during the last three months you worked?
39. Can you state some of the risks involved in Nuclear Medicine?
40. If we were to ask your previous supervisor, what would they say about your attendance and job performance?
41. How do you respond to crabby people in pain?
42. Would those who know you best say that you endure to the end or move on to other things?
43. It is your lunch break and you are short staffed and asked to miss it, what do you do?
44. How much radiation can you receive before you would die?
45. How have you responded in the past when you found another employee was stealing?
46. You just discovered it’s a snow day and your kids have no school. You are scheduled to work 3-11, how would you handle this dilemma?
47. What would you do if your car doesn’t start?
48. What are your salary expectations?
49. How have you responded in the past when your replacement calls in sick and a substitute will take over an hour to come in?
50. Approximately how old were you when you decided to become a radiologist? Where there any defining moments that help you decide to become a radiologist?