An ideal resume template for Home Health Aide (HHA) must consist of a performance summary followed by core competencies, an achievement focused experience section and a short education system in general.

It is very important to keep a target in mind as you build your resume. Think: what is your aim and where should this resume take you. Now put yourself in the employer’s shoes after reading the advertisement you are responding to carefully and think: what skills would I like to see in the perfect resume if I was hiring an HHA? If you gear your resume towards a specific position and highlight the information the employer is looking for chances are that you’ll be shortlisted for an interview.

Here is a home health aide resume template for guidance.


Home Health Aide Resume Template



Joanna Nelson, CNA

499 Olympus Lane
Irvine, CA 92602
joanna . nelson @ email . com(006) 333-2222 – Cellular
(000) 666-9999 – Home



Compassionate and devoted CNA certified home health aide offering extensive in assisting clients with activities of daily living. Highly skilled in preparing clinical notes, administering prescribed medication and providing personal care. Well versed in reporting changes in the patient’s condition and regularly documenting patient progress and dietary intake.

• Valid driver’s license with a reliable vehicle
• Federally certified HHA
• Ability to lift up till 60 lbs
• Multilingual: English, French and Spanish


Patient’s needs assessmentEmergency protocolsMeal preparation
Patient Privacy and DignityVital Signs MonitoringPersonal Care
Infection control measuresUrinary catheter careAmbulatory care
Patient Hygiene and GroomingMedical AdministrationFeeding and Nutrition


Home Health Aide, 6/2010 – Present

• Provide bedside care and assist in personal hygiene, feeding and daily living tasks
• Communicate with the client’s doctor and family regularly regarding client condition
• Administer daily prescribed medication and maintain records

Key Accomplishments:
• Handled a client in an emergency situation, applying effective and life saving first aid while the ambulance reached
• Educated many clients regarding their health condition and relevance of hygiene and selective nutrition based on research

VITAS, Irvine, CA
Caregiver, 4/ 2005 – 5/2010

• Assisted the client in walking, feeding, dressing and grooming
• Provided high quality companionship
• Conducted light housekeeping tasks

Key Accomplishments:
• Built rapport with a highly depressed an immobile client with mood disorder and revived 30% of the client’s physical activity successfully

ST PATRICK’S HIGH, Irvine, CA, 2005


Joanna is very compassionate with a natural ability to handle clients of different backgrounds …

– Michael Andrew, Manager, COMFORT KEEPERS, Irvine, CA