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Radiology Interview Questions

1. If you encountered a resident that was characteristically difficult what would you do?
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Radiology is the branch or specialty of medicine that utilizes imaging technologies like x-rays, CT scans, and MRIs to diagnose and treat diseases.
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Radiology Interview Questions

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How do you go about securing buy-in from administration? ...physicians? ...other department heads? ...your own staff?

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By utilizing all of them in the decision making process.
 
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Team-work and division of labour is the key to success.
 

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#3 of 25

Tell me about your favorite patient. What was the situation?

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Child who did not want to be x-rayed by me but made the best of the situation and stepped back and let someone else take over. Not everyone is going to like me. People who come to us are unwell.
 
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Drunk combative patient that was incoherent.
 

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#4 of 25

How do you fill downtime?

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I clean cassettes, organize sponges,
 
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Keeping the exam rooms clean, helping others, prepare for upcoming exams.
 

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#5 of 25

What personality types do you best work with?

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One that is not hard working and does not share the same work ethic as I do, one that does not want to be part of the team. They are a challenge to work with but I still do my best to work with them.
 
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One thats not a team worker.
 

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#6 of 25

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?

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My mood will remain calm and get the task done as quickly as possible.
 
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I know ih health care priority is a must I will not be upset knowing this is the best thing to do at the moment
 

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#7 of 25

What are the 3 biggest assets you would bring to this unit?

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I have goood skills and knowledge bring different thing army training which makes me very disciplined, conform to authority, rank and hierachy aware.
 
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I would use the best of my skills and ablities and training from school to help achieve goals to help the company.
 

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#8 of 25

What is your relationship like with the other physicians you currently work with?

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Physicians doing the order and I'm the good follower to o the task.
 
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The doctor I work for now I have been with for 5 years and I know what she wants before she asks and I make sure I communicate everything I feel needs her prompt attention.
 

Radiology Pros

1. Meet a variety of people and handle a variation of problems. October 30th, 2012

2. I see pros to this position is the growth in everyday challenges, meeting new people, and being an asset to the company. April 2nd, 2014

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#9 of 25

Tell me about your most rewarding experience as a Radiologist.

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Working in the different specialised imaging departments. Gaining knowledge about the different methods of imaging the body and the differences each imaging modality can do.
 
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Handing im my dissertation and knowing that I was nearing the end of my course.
 

Questions to Ask

1. What qualities do you posses to excell in this program?

2. Why did you choose to go into radiology?

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#10 of 25

What character trait are you most proud of? How does this trait help you to be successful on a daily basis?

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Good personality, team player, love for people science and high technology machines.
 
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Perserverance and robust personality.
 

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Radiology interview questions, voted as the ten best by our users. Created on February 24th, 2016

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#11 of 25

How do you feel about working in an environment that may expose you to negative effects in the long term?

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I believe in following radiation safety guidelines by wearing shielding, standing behind barriers and asking for equipment to be tested if there is any reason to believe there is a problem. This and attempting to live a health life style are strong way to protect both myself, co-workers and patients.
 
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Radiology doesn't lead to cancer.
 

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#12 of 25

How would you handle a situation with tight deadlines, low employee morale, and inadequate resources?

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The key to this is good organizational skills. The first thing is to prioritize work and then assign staff to these tasks. In order to raise morale, one must speak to staff and see what the issues are and try to address these issues.
 
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Make the best adapt, ask for more resources, find out reasons for lpw morale and look for ways to improve them.
 

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#13 of 25

How much radiation can the human body handle?

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Unknown.... stochastic/deterministic.
 
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U will ned to be expose dto direct radiation over a long period of time but will not die directly from it but illness linked to it.
 

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#14 of 25

Tell me about your education. Which courses were you most interested in? Which ones were the most difficult?

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I have done access to science and gnvq intermediate in science.
 
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Degree in radiography I have done a few other course which all can be linked up to add to my professional value.
 

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#15 of 25

The schedule shows 8 patients are due however only 5 showed up. How does that make you feel? What would you do?

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I feel confident that the five of us employees can get the job done. I would go on about my day and remain calm.
 
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â¢Explain the procedure to the patient and demonstrate his role.â¢Use good body mechanics during the transfer to prevent injury.â¢Place the wheelchair parallel to the bed, facing the foot of the bed, and lock its wheels. Raise the wheelchair footrests to avoid interfering with the transfer. Make sure the bed wheels are also locked and the bed is in the lowest position in relation to the floor to prevent an accident.
 

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#16 of 25

What do you think initiative is and how have you applied it to your job in the past?

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I think initiative is taking the first step towards what you are doing or want to do. I have applied it in my past job by completeing the task i have started.
 
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Creating action to resolve a problem. The MRI images were showing signs of RF leakage. Went looking to find the cause was some inappropriate placed wires.Had management resolve the issue.
 

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#17 of 25

Describe a recent problem you had with one of your manager's decisions. How did you handle it?

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#18 of 25

In your opinion, should radiology services be available 24/7?

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Yes, this is a must for all emergency situations.
 
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Yes. Radiology is a very critical part in health care. Radiology is eyes, and mostly the first step to diagnosing patients illnesses.
 

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#19 of 25

What are some of the short term effects of radiation exposure?

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I have been exposed to radionation through Dental xrays, a ct scan and an Mri that I once had.
 
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Skin erythema, nausea, vomiting.
 

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#20 of 25

How flexible is your schedule? Do you mind being asked to stay late or cover for a colleague?

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50%
 
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All except for one where I was committed and could not stay on.
 

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#21 of 25

Describe a time that you have read a piece of research then implemented the findings into your workplace.

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Use of markers in the primary field I then made sure all my images had markers in the primary field.
 

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#22 of 25

Tell me about a workplace conflict. What was the situation and how did you handle it?

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I haven't ever been in this situation, but if i were i would go to a supervisor with the supervisor and allow them to deal with further actions.
 
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Refer to companys policy and procedures give a section where it outlines about stealing companys property and its consequences then give a warning letter respect to the incident and let the person sign it with a very clear warning that any future incidents of this nature will result in termination or might result in matter given to law enforcement.ak47 sf.
 

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#23 of 25

How would you respond if a fellow doctor criticized your work?

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I would try to stay calm and polite. I would stick to my diagnosis. Would not get involved in personal feuds.
 
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ask where the dr. has a problem with the radiograph
 

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#24 of 25

Tell me about your last performance review. What was mentioned about how you could improve? Any re-occurring themes?

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which situation kept you from coming to wook on time at your last job
 
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I have not had one as a student, on jy last one I got promoted.
 

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#25 of 25

What type of work schedule are you looking for?

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Afternoons full time.
 
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