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Sample Resume for an Entry-Level Nursing Assistant

Sample Resume for an Entry-Level Nursing Assistant
Even with little experience, you can parlay related skills into a powerful resume. View our sample resume for an entry-level nursing assistant below and get a downloadable Word version of the resume template here.

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14 E. Ninth St.
Brooklyn, NY 22222
(718) 555-5555



  • 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 helping others.
  • 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 backgrounds.
  • 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 healthcare nurse.
  • 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



Skill NameSkill LevelLast Used/Experience
Customer ServiceExpertCurrently used/6 years
Interpersonal CommunicationsExpertCurrently used/6 years
MS OutlookIntermediateCurrently used/3 years
MS WordIntermediateCurrently used/3 years
MS ExcelBeginner3 years ago/1 year
Activities of Daily Living (ADL)Beginner+7 years ago/1 year
Quality Patient CareBeginner+7 years ago/1 year



Available for all shifts, extended hours and weekend assignments.


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