A resume guide for home health aides!
Have you recently finished your training in a home health aide program? If so, then it may be time to start writing your cover letter and resume. Writing a resume can be a difficult task, especially if you are unsure how to properly market your skills.
Resumes are great tools because they feature your work experience, education, and skill set in one place so that potential employers can determine if you’re a right fit for the job. If you’re not sure where to start, then check out our sample home health aide resume. This sample may help as the perfect guide to the correct formatting and style for a professional HHA resume. Using this sample resume below can help kick start your job search:
718 Sydenham Street, Melbourne, FL 32901
Cell: 123-456-7890 – Email: Michelle.Jackson@example.com
Home Health Aide professional with strong work ethic and good communication skills. Seeks to provide exceptional home health care to support patients with a wide variety of disabilities and illnesses in the Melbourne Home Healthcare Network.
TECHNICAL SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
Certified Home Health Aide – Medical terminology –Daily living assistance–Record medical and behavioral patient data – Patient and family education – Evaluation of patient vitals– Patient education – Excellent communication skills – Attention to detail
Home Health Associates, Melbourne, FL – January 2016 to May 2016
Home Health Aide Intern (Unpaid internship)
-Attended to patients with multiple chronic illnesses including leukemia and asthma
-Evaluated patient vital signs
-Monitored treatment routines
-Educated patients and families on independent living skills
-Maintained the safety, respect and integrity of all patients
-Used customized patient treatment tools
-Followed doctor’s orders for home treatment plans
-Cleaned home, medical instruments, ran errands, and attended doctors’ appointments with patients
-Recorded behavior patterns/changes in patients
-Bathed, fed, and groomed geriatric patients
Customer Service Representative
AT&T, Melbourne, FL – September 2013 to January 2015
-Handled returns and customer concerns
-Served over 200 customers daily
-Assisted with data entry and money handling
-Positive feedback and evaluations from supervisors
Harris Casel Institute, Melbourne, FL (accredited school)
Home Health Aide diploma, May 2016
XXX-hour program; XXX-hour internship placement
Shoreside High School, Melbourne, FL
-Jennifer Easton, Career Services, Harris Casel Institute, Phone: 111-111-1111
-Patricia Stone, Internship Supervisor, Home Health Aide Associates, Phone: 555-555-5555
This sample home health aide resume can help make your writing session easier. Remember to customize your resume to your own education, experience, and skill set. For more guidance, have a professional or a friend look over the resume before you send it to potential employers. Good luck on your job search!
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