Your Patient Care Assistant Resume is the most valuable tool that introduces you to a prospective employer. It must be written in a way which is attractive, informative, professional, and well organized.
In fact, 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 when building or updating your resume.
The sample below can help you create an attractive resume that represents you to your full benefit.
See also: PCA Resume Objectives
Mary Smith, CNA
69 Example Street | Newburyport, MA 65921 | Contact # | Email
PATIENT CARE ASSISTANT
Delivering safe, appropriate and quality patient care.
SUMMARY: Results-driven professional with 5+ years successful experience in administering care to patients and providing effective support to the healthcare professionals. Demonstrated ability to perform simple treatments, check-in and check-out tasks, and obtain patient information. Working knowledge of procedures related to patient care activities. A dedicated individual who is able to follow the facility’s standard operating procedures. Known for assisting patients in activities of daily living.
|● Vital Signs||● EKG||● Intake/Output|
|● Glucometry||● Specimen Collection||● Supply Management|
|● Phlebotomy||● Documentation||● HIPPA Compliance|
|● Sterilization||● Patient Transportation||● Neat Appearance|
[Mention your achievements here]
Anna Jaques Hospital – Newburyport, MA
Patient Care Assistant, Dec 2010 – Present
• Take vital signs and collect specimen
• Observe and report any changes in patient condition
• Assist with personal cleanliness, oral hygiene, making beds and straightening rooms
• Setup apparatus and monitor intake/output of patients
• Transport patients to other departments and operation unit of the hospital
• Distribute patient education materials
• Maintain current patient information on tracking system
Columbia St. Mary’s – Milwaukee, WI
Orderly, May 2010 – Dec 2010
• Provided basic supportive care to patients
• Kept patient room sanitized and orderly
• Setup patients room, oriented patient to room and recorded basic patient information
• Collected specimen and sent the same to laboratory
• Changed dressing
• Performed department maintenance activities such as stocking, cleaning, ordering and procuring supplies
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
CPR and Basic Life Support Certification – 2011
Nursing Assistant Certification – 2010
Diploma: CITY SCHOOL, Milwaukee, WI – 2009
• Excellent customer service skills
• Basic computer and math skills
• Great attention to detail
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Knowledge of aseptic and sterile techniques
• Strong awareness of infection control practices