Nurse Case Manager Interview Questions and Answers

Updated on: January 26, 2018

Going through the Nurse Case Manager interview process often feels like a rollercoaster ride – one that we are never fully equipped for.

But there is no need to worry, if you have a set of interview questions and answers (like the following one) to help you along.




Nurse Case Manager Interview Questions and Answers


What does nursing mean to you?
As a professional, I find nursing to be the noblest of professions. To me personally, it means the world, because I have spent the last 10 years in a constant state of training, so that I can do justice to this work.

As a nurse case manager, what were your duties in a previous position?
At the place where I am presently working as a nurse case manager, I am responsible for a huge array of duties, including creating, developing, and implementing individualized patient care plans, making modifications to existing plans, overseeing the work of nursing staff to ensure delivery of excellent nursing services, assessing new and existing patients, and educating patients and their families.

What set of skills do you think an individual need to be successful in working as a nurse case manager?
As a nurse case manager, it is first and foremost important to possess the necessary knowledge of handling nursing duties. Apart from this, it is important for people working at this position to possess exceptional skills in handling patients’ cases, making changes and modifications to health care plans, in accordance with the dynamics of each patient, and providing emotional support to patients and their families. In addition to this, it is very important to be able to review test results, and provide intervention as needed.

What has been your most difficult case so far?
Since I have started working as a nurse case manager, I have come across many challenging cases, the most difficult one being one in which an entire medical team could not figure out what a patient was suffering from. Through much research, I managed to diagnose the patient as having a rare form of Myasthenia Gravis, which was then confirmed and treated.

What does patient education mean to you?
I believe that it is very important for patients to be educated about their health conditions, and the ways in which they can manage them while in the hospital, and once discharged.

Where do you see yourself, professionally speaking, 5 years from now?
Nursing is such a vast field, and I have yet to explore it. For now, I am interested in working as a nursing specialist in the area of chronic diseases.