Resumes for Certified Nursing Assistant position may be written in a number of formats including CNA skills resume, general or chronological, functional, federal, and targeted. In spite of the format/layout or template you prefer, it is important to keep in mind that the major aim of your resume is to obtain an interview.

CNA Resume Tips

➜ Your CNA resume represent your overall personality and professionalism. It should contain your qualifications, expertise, skills and relevant experiences that have prepared you for the Certified Nursing Assistant job.

➜ Keep it simple, to-the-point and reader-friendly so that the hiring manager locate the required information easily.

➜ Include relevant keywords to become successful in computerized shortlisting.

The following resume sample for Certified Nursing Assistant position will assist you to make an effective job application package. Also use this CNA Cover Letter to strengthen your job application set.


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Certified Nursing Assistant Resume Template


Sharlene Peter, CNA

(000) 999-987614 Jeff Ave, Detroit, MI 65221sharlene @ email . com

Compassionate…. Caring…. Dignified

Personable and highly-energetic nursing professional with 5+ years’ extensive experience in ER, sub-acute, shock/trauma and triage units.  Demonstrated ability to communicate patient’s needs to the respective team. Eager to work in high-load environment and achieve the highest level of patients’ satisfaction. Proven success in dealing with patients and families from different backgrounds. Able to work in rotating shifts. Bilingual: English/Spanish.

☑ Compassionate Care☑ Feeding☑ Grooming
☑ Bathing/Dressing Help☑ Toileting☑ Vital Signs
☑ Hygiene Standards☑ Testing Assistance☑ Medication Support
☑ Safety and Monitoring☑ HIPAA Regulations☑ EMR
☑ Medication Risks☑ Healthcare Software☑ Medical Terminology


Certified Nursing Assistant – WE CARE, Detroit, MI                     3/2010 – Present

• Take patients’ vital signs
• Provide residents with personal-care services including medication and toileting support
• Maintain patients’ records and files as per the facility’s standard operating procedures
• Turn and change beds
• Insert and empty catheter bags
• Feed and bath residents

Key Accomplishments:
✔ Achieved 100% targets of resident care plans in 2012
✔ Designed new strategies and timetable of duties which resulted a 40% increase in overall efficiency of facility
✔ Reorganized OB/GYN department which improved patient’s positive feedback by 50%

Nursing Aide – UNITED HEALTH, Schaumburg, IL                         1/2009 – 3/2010

• Assisted licensed nursing staff in providing direct patient care
• Helped in the environmental preservation of the nursing unit
• Cleaned and bathed patients

Key Accomplishments:
✔ Highly praised for effective teamwork and constant delivery of exceptional care to residents
✔ Trained 10 new nursing aides


Nurse’s Aide Program | CITY NURSING COLLEGE, Detroit, MI, 2006
✔ Completed 80 hours of extensive clinical training

Certified Nursing Assistant, Miami, 2010

First Aid and CPR, 2011

ABCX and BLS (American Heart Association), 2012


Member: National Association of Health Care Assistants