Your Patient Care Assistant Resume is the most valuable tool for introducing yourself to a possible employer. So it must be attractive, informative, professional, and well organized.

Writing a successful resume along with an effective PCA cover letter takes care, consideration, and planning.

Keep in mind, first impressions count – so, be careful while writing your resume.

This sample can help you create an attractive resume that represents you to your full benefit.



Patient Care Assistant Resume Sample

Mary Smith (CNA)
69 Example Street, Newburyport, MA 65921
Contact #, Email

OBJECTIVE (See: PCA Objectives)
A position as a Patient Care Assistant with Newburyport Health Care where I can utilize my nursing assistant training, in addition to my interpersonal skills to provide the highest level of care.

• 1 year extensive experience as CNA
• Highly skilled in taking vital signs, intake and output measurements
• In-depth knowledge of specimen collection, and documentation for all assigned responsibilities
• Proven record of data collection, planning, and implementation of patient care and treatment plans
• Able to communicate changes in patients’ conditions
• Demonstrated knowledge of procedures and standards related to patient care activities
• Able to follow the procedures and treatments as defined for unit

[Mention your achievements here]

Dec 2010 – Present
Anna Jaques Hospital – Newburyport, MA
Patient Care Assistant
• Take vital signs and collected specimen
• Observe and report any changes in patient condition
• Assist with personal cleanliness, nutrition, elimination and activity
• Set up apparatus and ongoing monitoring of patients with equipment
• Transport patients to other departments and operation unit of the hospital
• Distribute patient education materials
Maintains current patient information on tracking system

May 2010 – Dec 2010
Columbia St. Mary’s – Milwaukee, WI
PCA Internee
• Provided basic supportive care to patients
• Kept patient room sanitized and orderly
• Provided nutrition as indicated
• Collected specimen
• Changed dressing
• Gave comfort measures such as pillow and blankets
• Performed department maintenance activities such as stocking, cleaning, ordering and procuring supplies

High School Diploma – 2009

• Nursing Assistant Certification – 2010
• Basic Life Support Certification – 2011

• Excellent customer service skills
• Basic computer and math skills
• Attention to detail
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Knowledge of patient rights, aseptic and sterile techniques
• Strong awareness of infection control practices

[Give 2 references here] (Optional)