What to Expect
- Applicants of those who meet the criteria for the position will be forwarded to the hiring manager from our Ministry Service Center.
- Top candidates selected by the hiring manager are scheduled for an interview with the department director or manager.
- The hiring manager chooses the best candidate. That person will then be offered a position via phone call from one of the Providence Healthcare Network recruiters.
- Once the job is offered and accepted, the candidate will be scheduled to complete a pre-employment physical and New Associate Experience. Candidates will also be required to fill out the necessary pre-employment paperwork via email link. For more information on the New Associate Experience please refer to Your First Day.
- If our Ministry Service Center needs any additional information from you, they will contact you either through email or by phone. Please be aware that our Ministry Service Center is located in Indianapolis, IN with a telephone area code of (317).
- Plan ahead. Confirm the time, date and location of the interview and name of interviewer. Plan to arrive no earlier than ½ hour and no later than 15 minutes before the interview time. When you arrive, let the receptionist know that you are there.
- Dress for success. Be well groomed and clean and, above all, try to look confident. Dress professionally; avoid gum, cigarette smoke and heavy scents. Remove piercings other than earrings. Low-cut shirts, shirts showing midriffs, see-through tops, sleeveless shirts, capri pants, sandals or flip-flops are some examples of inappropriate interview attire.
- Be prepared. If you are asked to bring certificates, references, etc., get them ready before the day of your interview.
- Practice possible questions. There are a variety of resources on the internet that provide sample interview questions. Practice makes perfect.
- Listen. Listen to the question completely before answering.
- Think before you speak. It is okay to pause and gather your thoughts for a few seconds before you answer a question.
- Be positive. Be ready to tell how this job is right for you. Avoid saying negative things about your current or past employers/coworkers.
- Make eye contact. Eye contact is one of the most important aspects of nonverbal communication and can make a significant difference in how you present yourself.
- It’s okay to be nervous. Most people are nervous during an interview. Being prepared by knowing what you have to offer and why this job is right for you will help you relax.
- Define Expectations. Think about what you are looking for in a job and work environment. We are happy to answer questions about the position and our healthcare network. Also, be honest with yourself and Providence about the hours you are able to work along with your future goals.
- Personalize your application. If there is a reason you think you would be great for the position, provide a comment in the comments section of the application. This helps to distinguish your application from the many others.
- Be honest about the hours you are able to work and your future goals.
- Physicals are scheduled for all external candidates who have been offered and accepted a position.
- Physicals are only scheduled on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
- Please report to Human Resources 10-15 minutes prior to your appointment time in order to complete pre-physical paperwork before your appointment begins. (Human Resources is located in the main hospital on the first floor in the Pavilion which is facing HWY 6). For more information on how to find Human Resources please refer to Directions and Parking.
- You must bring two forms of identification with you to the appointment. The most common forms would be your driver’s license and your social security card. The purpose is to properly identify you and establish your eligibility to work in the United States.
- Your photo will be taken at the time of your physical for your badge. There is no cost for your first badge. There is a $10 fee for a new one if yours is lost or damaged.
- Plan on the physical appointment lasting anywhere from 1 to 1 ½ hours.
- If you wear corrective lenses, please wear them or bring them to the appointment with you.
- Please bring any available vaccine records with you.