RWJBarnabas Health
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Interviews at RWJBarnabas Health

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at RWJBarnabas Health.
Interview experience
Based on 32 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 32 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 30 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at RWJBarnabas Health

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About two weeks
40%
About a week
27%
About a day or two
13%
About a month
13%
More than one month
7%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
79%
Background check
59%
Drug test
52%
Phone call/screening
41%
Group interview
38%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
0%
Presentation
0%
They have no interview
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at RWJBarnabas Health

  • I had 2 interviews and never was called back
    Shared on December 25, 2018
  • Takes about 3 months maybe for EMS. Once a quarter interviews are done. End of July or so is orientation and around December. Not sure when winter/spring orientation is held. Your resume goes to HR in…
    Shared on May 27, 2018
  • Interview for mental health technician. 10 min interview with HR. Then she sent me to meet with the director and that lasted 30 min. It was friendly and open. Discussed the duties of the job and gave …
    Shared on March 7, 2018

Interview questions at RWJBarnabas Health

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Director wanted me to elaborate everything on the resume (work experience)
    Shared on January 23, 2019
  • What were my goals?
    Shared on January 21, 2017 - Patient Care Associate - Lakewood, NJ
  • They wanted to know why I wanted to work in the field. What my strengths and weaknesses were
    Shared on December 27, 2016 - Na - Na
Interview tips at RWJBarnabas Health
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)50%
  • Formal (business suit)38%
  • They didn’t have a dress code12%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)0%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at RWJBarnabas Health
  • Start as a float because as a float you will bounce around to different facilities and you will get to pick up on the attitude and the professionalism of the managers then you are able to pick which s…
    Shared on September 28, 2018 - Medical Assistant - ACC 200 South Orange Avenue Livingston nj
  • Be cordial and don't let your emotions get the best of you.
    Shared on February 10, 2018 - Security Guard - Jersey City, NJ
The first interview at RWJBarnabas Health
How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral37%
  • Other online application20%
  • Nothing is applicable20%
  • Through Indeed.com10%
  • Paper application7%
How candidates received their first interview at RWJBarnabas Health
  • I answered an advertisement in the newspaper. This was before the Internet.
    Shared on April 16, 2019 - Director of Training - Belleville, NJ
  • Applied online and I got a call 2 weeks after to come in for an interview
    Shared on January 4, 2019
  • Employee Referral
    Shared on September 15, 2018 - Registered Professional Nurse - Somerville, NJ
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