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Interviews at University of Pennsylvania Health System

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at University of Pennsylvania Health System.
Interview experience
Based on 32 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 32 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 29 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at University of Pennsylvania Health System

Overview experience
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Excellent
Easy
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Interview process length
About two weeks
28%
About a month
24%
More than one month
21%
About a week
17%
About a day or two
10%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
81%
Phone call/screening
56%
Background check
56%
Drug test
48%
Group interview
33%
Least reported steps
Presentation
7%
Take-home/sample work
4%
They have no interview
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at University of Pennsylvania Health System

  • I shadowed another CNA from 7am-11am, then had my first interview. That consisted of the nurse supervisor and one of her colleagues. After that you will be interviewed by your peers. That group consis…
    Shared on June 15, 2019
  • Very long
    Multiple interviews required

    Physical Required

    Tuberculosis test required

    Child Abuse Check Required

    FBI Background check required

    Drug test required

    Fingerprinting Require

    12 hrs of orienta…
    Shared on August 29, 2018 - Hospitality Associate - Chester County, PA
  • One person interviews you and reviews your resume
    Shared on October 24, 2016 - Security Officer - Philadelphia, PA

Interview questions at University of Pennsylvania Health System

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • About the job and the company policies.
    Shared on October 30, 2018 - Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist - Philadelphia, PA
  • They ask me if i can handle the work load and will i be available during work hours.
    Shared on February 16, 2018 - HOUSEKEEPING WORKER - Philadelphia, PA
  • How knowledgable are you about the position you applied for
    your team work ethics

    what made you choose to work there
    Shared on December 28, 2017 - Certified Nurse Assistant - Philadelphia, PA
Interview tips at University of Pennsylvania Health System
Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)54%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)40%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)3%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%
  • They didn’t have a dress code0%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at University of Pennsylvania Health System
  • Make sure its beneficial to you in education
    Shared on October 10, 2017 - Nursing Support Associate - Philadelphia, PA
  • Be yourself. Look for as many ways to learn - even if you don't get the first job you interview for there. Keep trying and make sure they know you are serious and want not only to work but to grow a…
    Shared on March 21, 2017 - Emergency Medicine Residency Coordinator - Philadelphia, PA
  • Be confident and professional.
    Shared on January 27, 2017 - Food Service Worker - Philadelphia, PA
The first interview at University of Pennsylvania Health System
How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral43%
  • Other online application25%
  • Recruiter contacted me14%
  • Nothing is applicable7%
  • Through Indeed.com4%
How candidates received their first interview at University of Pennsylvania Health System
  • I interned at HUP in my second clinical year
    Shared on September 20, 2018 - Medical Social Worker - Philadelphia, PA
  • Through agency
    Shared on August 24, 2018 - Interventional Radiology Technologist - Philadelphia pa
  • I responded to an internet job opening. The information about the job was interesting, and working for PENN was a perc as well. I interviewed 3 times for this position
    Shared on December 12, 2017 - LPN Care Manager - Berwyn, PA
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