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CNA Resume Sample-Professional Resume Template

October 19, 2010 by  
Filed under CNA Resume

This is a free Nurse Resume example that covers objectives and tips to gets you the best job. This professional resume template with action words will help you in writing perfect CV for the desired Nurse Job.

Nurse Job Description

  • Preparing patient care plans;
  • Implementing plans through tasks such as preparing patients for operations, wound treatment and monitoring pulse, blood pressure and temperature;
  • Observing and recording the condition of patients;
  • Checking and administering drugs and injections;
  • Setting up drips and blood transfusions;
  • Assisting with tests and evaluations;
  • Carrying out routine investigations;
  • Responding quickly to emergencies;
  • Organizing staff and workloads;
  • Teaching skills to student and junior nurses;
  • Maintaining patient records;
  • Making ethical decisions related to consent and confidentiality.

Sample Nurse Resume Template

Contact information

In this section you have to include your Name, current home address, Mobile telephone number, Landline telephone number and your personal email address which is currently used.

  • Full name
  • Present and permanent addresses
  • Telephone numbers
  • Email address

Professional or career objective

Your objective is the one that clearly underlines your aims and aspirations in that profession. For example a Nursing Graduate will have to write an objective which is concise and precisely speaks about his role that he wants to play in the Organization.

Sample Objective for Nurse

To pursue a career as a Licensed Vocational Nurse with an organization where motivation and ambition are encouraged and rewarded.

Career Achievements

If you have any major Career Achievements or any Appreciation then this is the section where they should be listed. For Example a Nurse can add his/her career achievements like,

  • Recognized by Central Parking company management in 2005 awarded most improved Manager.
  • Worked with International team on development of exports/imports of materials for Salt lake city winter Olympic games 2002
  • Trained company personnel and clients on computer specific system, along with installing and troubleshooting all software issues for Midwest region
  • Received numerous letters of recommendation, and appreciation from customers, and management.


Previous work experience plays an important role while applying for a Job and hence it should be well presented in the resume. Most of the questions during your resume will be related to the previous job that you had and hence you should be well prepared for it. You should begin with putting the name of the organization that you worked for, the duration of your work and the post or the designation at which you were working. After this, you can effectively place points in a bulleted format that talk about the responsibilities and the achievements that you may have achieved during your stay at the previous organization. The work experience of an experienced Nurse applying for a job would look like,


Monrey Park Hospital, Banglore, 2005-Present

  • Assisted nursing staff in Med-Surge, DOU, and L&D units.
  • Administered injections, delivered and coordinated daily doses of oral medications for patients.
  • Responsible for upgrading chart information, including vital signs.
  • Demonstrated active listening skills and assessed patients comfort needs.
  • Provided total patient care including range of motion, tube feeding, I&O, and cauterization.
  • Performed wound care using aseptic technique.

Ultrasound Technician

Gap Advantage, Banglore, 2001-2004

  • Trained and supervised new employees.
  • Worked in different medical offices examining patients.
  • Recorded the exam on the films and video tapes.
  • Documented the results in the medical files and worked with doctors.

Education and Certification

The academic details need to be mentioned in a tabulated format with respect to the degrees or the courses that the candidate would have undertaken in the past. The latest degree or course comes first followed by the last completed course and hence forth going backwards. For example a Nurse who has completed post graduation or graduation course is applying for a Job or to a company or an organization then his/her details would be like,

  • B.S.(Nursing)

Govt. College of Nursing, Jaipur

  • Certification In Nursing Aide

Govt. College of Nursing, Jaipur


If you have won any competitions national or international then they could also be highlighted here. For example a Nurse could lay stress on any exams that he may have given or any seminars or conferences attended. If you are a part of any honorary society or any nonprofit organization then that could also be added here.

The honors and the activities section of a Nurse would look like,

  • Basic Skills for Autism Certification
  • Certification in Home Health Aide
  • Diabetes Mastery Certification


The References are generally required so that your present employer can gauge you through the eyes of the people who you were associated with or have worked for. So your teachers or college professors’ details could be placed here. Or your past employer who you would have worked under can also be used as a reference. Ensure that the people whose names you enter know you well and do inform them that you are placing their names as reference because many companies call to confirm. For example the references section of a Nurse could also look like,

Mr. Def


Monrey Park Hospital


Salary Range of a Nurse

Nurse Aide

  • The average salary received is approximately Rs. 7000 per month. This works out to an annual pay package of 84000 per annum CTC.
  • The salary from an American perspective works out to be $2500 per Month.


  • The average salary received is approximately Rs. 8000 per month. This works out to an annual pay package of 96000 per annum CTC.
  • The salary from an American perspective works out to be $2900 per Month.

Note: This salary may be variable and it may change from organization to organization.

Frequently asked Nurse Interview Question

  • What about your character would help you do this job day in and day out?
  • What does endurance mean to you?
  • Why do you want to work in our hospital and/or community?
  • Why did you leave your last job?
  • Describe a time when your supervisor or a co-worker asked you to help out and doing so required extra work outside your established responsibilities or staying later than you anticipated. What did you do, and how did you feel?
  • Tell me about a time in which you had to handle an irate physician, co-worker, or patient. How did you handle it and what were the results?