Sample Resume for a Nursing Assistant
14 E. Fourth St.
Brooklyn, NY 22222
Dedicated, service-focused professional seeking to transition into healthcare as
a nursing assistant.
Highly motivated to launch nursing career; future goals include education
leading to NA certification and, ultimately, an RN license.
Reliable worker with the ability to learn new concepts and skills quickly.
Backed by a solid work history, reputation as a team player and passion for
Background includes experience caring for terminally ill cancer patient.
Current on all immunizations (including tuberculosis and hepatitis B).
8/2004 – Present, The Olive Garden, Brooklyn, New York
Received “exemplary” and “exceeds expectations” ratings on all performance
reviews. Cited for excellence in interpersonal communications, teamwork,
customer service, flexibility and reliability.
Demonstrated ability to interact with customers from diverse cultures and
Transformed “difficult” customers into loyal, repeat guests by leveraging strengths
in premium service delivery and ability to find win-win resolutions.
Commended for multitasking abilities; frequently assigned the largest section of
restaurant during peak dining hours.
Recognized for superior performance and dedicated service commitment
through four-time awards as “Employee of the Month.”
Primary Care Provider
6/2002 – 3/2003, Brooklyn, New York
Shared joint responsibility (along with mother) for the care of terminally ill
grandparent suffering from cancer.
Learned the basics of assessing patient vital signs under the tutelage of home
Assisted home nurse and hospice staff with all aspects of daily care, including
bathing, feeding and dressing.
Helped to ensure grandparent’s last year was as comfortable, dignified and
enriching as possible.
Humane Society, Volunteer
Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Brooklyn and Queens
5/2004, Brooklyn High School, Brooklyn, NY
Customer Service Expert Currently used/5 years
Expert Currently used/5 years
MS Outlook Intermediate Currently used/3 years
MS Word Intermediate Currently used/3 years
MS Excel Beginner 3 years ago/1 year
Activities of Daily Living
Beginner +6 years ago/1 year
Quality Patient Care Beginner +6 years ago/1 year
Available for all shifts, extended hours and weekend assignments.