You’ve successfully completed your LPN program from a great nursing school, received your LPN diploma, and even cleared the NCLEX-PN exam.
Now, what lies ahead of you is getting your first job as an LPN. It surely is exciting, to finally begin your career as a licensed practical nurse. If you’re aiming for a coveted LPN job position, then you should be ready to face some tough questions in the job interview.
Did you always want to becom e a Licensed Practical Nurse?
Talk about the factor that truly motivated you to pursue the path of LPN.
Don’t simply state the perks of
LPN profession which the interviewer would already know.
Why do you think you’ll be gr eat at your job as an LPN?
Show that you genuinely care about the health and welfare of the patients.
Don’t just talk about your academic achievements in your nursing school.
Why should we offer you the job at our healthcare institution?
Share how inspired and impressed you are by the important work that the institution does.
Don’t give a generic answer that most other job candidates would probably be giving.
Can you deal with circumstances that are stressful and demanding?
Demonstrate your ability to handle tough situations using your relevant experiences as examples.
Don’t come off as arrogant in trying to portray yourself as strong.
What future do you see for your self in nursing and healthcare?
Whether you plan on becoming an RN or continue working as an
LPN, show that you have a plan.
Don’t be vague or clueless in explaining your future ambitions.
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