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50 Most Repeated EMT Interview Questions 2022 Updates

Filed in Interviews by on February 14, 2022



– EMT Interview Questions –

EMTs or Emergency Medical Technicians are the health care professionals who initially assess the condition of the patients and determine the course of action. These workers provide medical support to the patients while we carry them to the hospitals.

50 Most Repeated EMT Interview Questions 2022 Updates

They respond to the emergencies arising out of causalities like criminal violence, natural disasters, fires, air and land accidents, etc. Most of them render their services on a land ambulance, but may also work on an air ambulance plane or helicopter.

EMT Job Responsibilities

Keep these key responsibilities stated below in mind:

1. Drive to the scene and provide basic life support to the victims before I transported them to the hospital.

2. Determine the right course of action after evaluating the patient’s condition.

3. Provide medical aid such as AED, CPR, prevent spinal damage, ventilation, control severe bleeding, prevent shock, bandaging wounds, etc., to stabilise their condition.

4. Clean the equipment. Check and replace the used and damaged supplies.

5. Transfer patients to the emergency units of the hospital.

6. Administration of activated charcoal, oral glucose, and oxygen.

7. Prepare a patient care report and take notes of the medical treatment given to them.

8. Sterilise the ambulance’s interior if it is used to carry a patient suffering from infectious disease.

9. Restock all supplies in the ambulance and replace used blankets, linens, and other supplies.


EMT Job Requirements

You will be required to possess these skills in:

1. Excellent communication skills

2. Problem-solving skills

3. Physical strength

4. Listening skills

5. Interpersonal skills

6. Compassion

50 FAQS EMT Interview Questions

Keep these questions in mind:

1. Tell us about yourself.

2. Tell us about your weaknesses.

3. Brief about your career goals.

4. Why do you think you will fit into this position?

5. What have you done to improve your knowledge in the past year?

6. What have you learned from your past mistakes on the job?

7. Why are you leaving this position? (refers to your last job)

8. What are your salary expectations?

9. Tell us about your leadership qualities.

10. Are you a good team player?

11. Could you give me examples from experience where you showed the ability to control a crowd during an emergency?

12. How would you respond if you were to arrive on an emergency scene too late to be of help, and bystanders hold you accountable?

13. How did you display the ability to maintain equipment proficiently in your previous position?

14. Do you can remain calm at all times, and why would you say so?

15. How do you prevent your personal problems from affecting your performance at work?

16. A patient enters the hospital emergency room complaining about a high fever and sore stomach. You don’t have immediate access to their medical history. What do you do?

17. Can you tell us about a time you quickly analysed patient information and evaluated results to choose the best solution?

18. Can you describe your method for remaining organised?

19. How would you handle a scared patient?

20. What key elements do you evaluate before developing a patient care plan?

21. Describe an experience in managing an emergency. How did you manage it?

22. Describe a situation where a patient was not responding to standard treatment. What action did you take?

23. Tell us about a mistake you made in dealing with a crisis. How did you overcome it?

24. Describe an experience where you had to deal with a difficult patient. What did you do?

25. How do you preserve the dignity of patients when assisting them to change into hospital clothes?

26. How do you reassure distressed patients?

27. Could you recall instances from experience where you served as an effective point of contact?

28. Could you give me examples from previous positions where you prioritised your duties prudently?

29. How would you handle a multi-agency call?

30. What have you recently done to improve or update your skills as a paramedic?

31. What kinds of environments have you worked in as a paramedic?

32. How would you remove a heavy patient from a difficult or dangerous situation?

33. In as much detail as possible, describe administering morphine through an IV. What would you do differently if the patient was a child?

34. In as much detail as possible, describe the process for treating broken bones.

35. What are some ways to treat drug overdose?

36. What are some ways to treat burns?

37. How would you treat a hypothermic patient?

38. How would you handle an epileptic seizure?

39. As a paramedic, what kinds of life support medication do you usually have with you?

40. Have you ever responded to a crime scene as a paramedic? What did you do?

41. Describe a time you had to act professionally, despite your personal feelings.

42. Describe a time you did the right thing, even though it was more difficult for you.

43. This job can be stressful. What do you do to stay calm?

44. Share an experience in which you effectively assisted emergency medical technicians on a call.

45. Share an experience with which your diligence in inspecting equipment, structures, or materials helped you identify a problem or the cause of a problem.

46. Share your experience driving ambulances and/or assisting ambulance drivers.

47. Provide an experience in which you placed a patient on a stretcher and loaded the stretcher into an ambulance.

48. What did you like best about the program

49. What does a typical day on the job as an EMT-Basics look like

50. What do you like best about your job

Above are some EMT Interview Questions to expect.

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