3 Home Health Aide (HHA) Resume Samples [2021]

Updated on: January 10, 2021
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A Home Health Aide provides medical and non-medical support to clients under the supervision doctor or RN. They assist clients and families with physical and emotional comfort.

A resume, along with a cover letter for HHA, is a very important part of the job application set. In your resume, you should focus on your skills and experiences in personal care, rehabilitative and support services, and patient observation.

The following 2+ resume examples will guide you on how to write an effective resume for a home health aide job.

Resume for Home Health Aide Position
(Example 1)

 Gina Stevens, CNA
455 Maple Ave, Bristol, TN 65211
(000) 693-5907
[Email]


HOME HEALTH AIDE
Helping clients to bring quality to their lives.

SUMMARY
Highly dependable Home Health Aide with 12+ years of successful track record in bedside care, nutritional assistance, and medicine administration. Provided continuous attention to clients’ non-medical needs while maintaining a safe, clean, and orderly environment. Compassionate and dignified, with exceptional companionship skills and familiarity with infection control procedures. Knowledge of necessary home health care protocols. Bilingual: English and Spanish.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
– Bedside Care – Feeding Assistance
– Need Assessment – Grooming and Dressing
– Personal Care Protocols – Infection Control
– Personal Hygiene – Medicine Administration
– Client Transportation – Exercise Assistance
– Catheter Care – Care Documentation

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Home Health Aide
People First, Bristol, TN
5/2012 – Present
• Provide compassionate care to 30+ clients, increasing their comfort level by 50%
• Offer companionship and exercise assistance while motivating clients to resume basic physical activities
• Assist clients with bathing, toileting, walking, and personal hygiene
• Monitor vital signs on a daily basis
• Coordinate with families and physicians regarding progress and communicate any changes in health
• Ensure the medicines are being administered as prescribed

Personal Care Assistant
Centura Health, Bristol, TN 
 3/2009 – 4/2012
• Delivered life-saving first aid to a client who faced an asthma attack and called an ambulance timely to transport the patient to ICU
• Assisted clients in activities of daily living such as personal grooming, feeding assistance, bathing, and toileting
• Prepared and served nutritious meals as per the instructions of the supervisor
• Accompanied clients to hospital visits and social activities
• Performed light housekeeping tasks, laundry, and grocery shopping

CERTIFICATION
Current TN State Certified Nursing Assistant

EDUCATION
Diploma in Nursing Assisting
Community College, Bristol, TN – 2009

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS
MS Word and Excel to generate and compare reports

ADDITIONAL STRENGTHS
• Load lifting ability: 40 lbs
• Flexible Schedule
• Current driver’s license and a reliable vehicle

Home Health Aide Resume Sample 2

Joanna Nelson, CNA
[email protected]
(000) 854-9565


HOME HEALTH AIDE

SUMMARY
Compassionate and devoted Home Health Aide with 8+ years’ experience in assisting clients in the activities of daily living. Highly skilled in preparing clinical notes, administering prescribed medication, and providing personal care. Recognized as a friendly individual who is able to relate to clients from diverse backgrounds and age groups.

HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS
• Current driver’s license with a reliable vehicle
• Federally certified HHA
• Ability to lift heavy weights
• Multilingual: English, French, and Spanish

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Home Health Aide
Comfort Keepers, Irvine, CA 
2017 – Present
• Handle a client in an emergency situation, applying first aid and CPR before the ambulance reached.
• Educate patients and families regarding their health, hygiene, and nutrition-based needs.
• Provide companionship, bedside care, and ambulatory assistance.
• Helped clients with personal hygiene, feeding, and daily living tasks.
• Communicate with the doctor and family regularly regarding the client’s condition.
• Administer daily prescribed medication and maintain records.

Caregiver
VITAS, Irvine, CA 
2012 – 2017
• Built rapport with a highly depressed client who had a mood disorder. Revived 30% of the client’s physical activities successfully.
• Assisted the client in walking, feeding, dressing, and grooming.
• Provided high-quality companionship.
• Reported changes in the patient’s condition
• Recorded patients’ progress and dietary intake.
• Conducted light housekeeping tasks.

CERTIFICATION
California State Certified Nursing Assistant

EDUCATION
Graduated in 2004
St. Patrick High School, Irvine, CA

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
• Needs assessment
• Privacy maintenance
• Infection control
• Hygiene and Grooming
• Ambulatory care
• Nutrition
• Emergency response
• Vital Signs Monitoring
• Catheter care
• Medication
• Meal preparation
• Transportation

“I am a compassionate nursing professional who has a natural ability to handle clients of different backgrounds.”

Home Health Aide Resume Example 3

MARIA JOHNSON
65 Brampton Avenue, Albany, KY 65987
☏ (000) 232-9699
[Email]


OBJECTIVE
Seeking a Home Health Aide position with Albany Care utilizing skills and knowledge of providing quality healthcare service to clients.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
• Over six months’ experience working as a Nursing Aide
• Highly skilled in assisting clients with activities of daily living
• Demonstrated ability to run errands, prepare meals, transport patients, and do laundry and light housekeeping
• Compassionate nature and loving disposition
• Good communication and customer service skills
• Exceptional attention to detail

CORE SKILLS
• Dressing 
• Personal Hygiene
• Shaving
• Ambulation
• Eating Assistance

ACHIEVEMENTS
• Appreciation letter from the client – Sep 2018
• [List your achievements here]

WORK EXPERIENCE

Home Health Aide
Amedisys, Inc. – Albany, KY
May 2020 – Jan 2021
• Assisted clients with personal hygiene
• Provided nutritional support to the older adults
• Performed errands and assisted in the laundry
• Reported changes to RN in the patient’s condition
• Helped clients with ambulation and exercise

EDUCATION
High School Diploma
Lawrence Public School, Albany, KY – 2020

TRAINING & CERTIFICATION
CNA certification
Home Health Aide Training
Current CPR Card

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
• Reliable vehicle with insurance
• Current driver’s license

Superior professional references available

Related: Sample Objectives for HHA Resume





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