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New Nursing Assistants: Get Your Resume Started Here

nursing assistant resume sample, how to write a nursing assistant resumeTry a skills-based resume for getting started in the field

When you are starting out in a brand new field, it can be challenging to land your first job, since you don’t have any previous work experience. That’s where a “skills-based” resume comes in handy. If you have recently completed nursing assistant training, you will have the skills you need—even if you don’t yet have the experience. Putting your skills at the top of your resume will show the hiring manager that you have what it takes for the job. Use this sample resume to create your own skills-based resume.

Nursing Assistant Sample Resume

Maria García
123 Lake Avenue – Melbourne, Florida 32901
Mobile: 222-222-2222 – Email:
Your LinkedIn URL here


Skilled nursing assistant seeking to bring compassionate, humanistic care to the residents of Jackson Senior Living.

Vital signs
Patient monitoring
Medical terminology
Privacy, confidentiality, HIPAA
Electronic Health Records/Electronic Medical Records (EHR/EMR)
Patient care, safety
Patient advocacy
HIV/AIDS training
CPR/First Aid
Alzheimer’s care

- MS Office, Outlook, EHR/EMR systems



Nursing Assistant External Clinical Lab (40 hours)
Life Health Care, Melbourne, FL – November 2016 to January 2017
- Shadowed and observed Certified Nursing Assistant preceptor
- Recorded residents’ vital signs
- Changed linens and bedpans
- Helped residents with personal hygiene
- Assisted in resident transport
- Followed residents’ plan of care

Customer Service Associate
Big Lots, Melbourne, FL – October 2011 to September 2016

- Handled check-out for over 100 customers per day
- Administered customer returns and complaints
- Worked as a team member wherever needed to handle rush periods
- Restocked products and assisted in product reorganizations

Harris Casel Institute, Melbourne, FL (accredited)
Nursing assistant diploma, February 2017
165-hour program; 40-hour external clinical lab; 3.8 GPA

Melbourne High School, Melbourne, FL
Diploma, 2011

- Elisa Perez, Instructor, Harris Casel Institute, Phone: XXX-XXX-XXXX
- Janice White, Nursing Assistant Preceptor, Life Health Care, Phone: XXX-XXX-XXXX


For more information about the Nursing Assistant training program at the Harris Casel Institute, contact us online. Your new career path could be just around the corner!