The Ottawa Hospital
Happiness score is 76 out of 100
4.1 out of 5 stars.
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Interviews at The Ottawa Hospital

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at The Ottawa Hospital.

Interview experience

Based on 203 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 199 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 170 interviews
About a week

Interview process at The Ottawa Hospital

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 5.

Interview process length
About a week
29%
About two weeks
28%
About a month
19%
About a day or two
18%
More than one month
6%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
69%
Background check
46%
Phone call/screening
43%
Group interview
30%
Written test
22%
Least reported steps
Other
3%
Drug test
2%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at The Ottawa Hospital

  • Initial screening by Employment Centre & unit specific interview by unit team.
    Shared on 30 July 2022 - ER RN, ER Educator, Geriatric ER RN, ER Liaison RN. IPAC. - Civic & Genera
  • Fair, but competitive.
    Shared on 24 December 2021 - Social Worker - The Ottawa Hospital
  • The interview process was very simple. The interview was held over Skype with a panel. The questions were straightforward and relevant to the position.
    Shared on 8 May 2021 - DIRECT CARE PROFESSIONAL - Ottawa, ON
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Interview questions at The Ottawa Hospital

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Not much, if they are hiring, it's probably because they just need the numbers. You are guaranteed the job if you get an interview. Don't sweat it. May seem formal, but just for show.
    Shared on 20 June 2020 - Dietary Aide - Ottawa, ON
  • What were my skills, languages spoken, experence with dealing with the public.
    Shared on 19 July 2019 - Cashier / Collections / A/R / Receptionist - Riverside Dr. Ottawa Ont

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Interview tips at The Ottawa Hospital

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)59%
  • Formal (business suit)20%
  • They didn’t have a dress code11%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)6%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)4%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at The Ottawa Hospital

  • Many positions available for daytime hours. Good benefits and pension.
    Shared on 26 July 2022 - Clerk - Booking clerk
  • Assure the interviewer of your dedication to a lucrative career in the healthcare services industry. The hiring manager would like to know that this position fits into your long-term plan and that, if…
    Shared on 8 May 2021 - DIRECT CARE PROFESSIONAL - Ottawa, ON
  • Just show up
    Shared on 10 November 2018 - Technician - Ottawa, ON

The first interview at The Ottawa Hospital

How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral23%
  • Through Indeed17%
  • Campus placement14%
  • Other13%
  • Other online job site10%

How candidates received their first interview at The Ottawa Hospital

  • Applied online.
    Shared on 14 February 2022 - RN ICU - Ottawa, ON
  • I applied on The Ottawa Hospital website
    Shared on 24 October 2019 - Hemodialysis Clerk - Ottawa, ON
  • Through an email. I was asked to come in for an in person interview.
    Shared on 17 March 2019 - Supply Distribution Attendant (Casual) - Ottawa, ON
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