An ideal resume template for Home Health Aide (HHA) consists of a performance summary followed by core competencies, an achievement focused experience section and education information.

It is very important to keep one target in your mind as you build your resume i.e. to obtain interview. Think about your future goals. Now put yourself in the employer’s shoes after reading the advertisement carefully and think – “what skills would I like to see in the perfect candidate”? If you customize your resume for a specific employer and highlight only relevant information then you might be shortlisted for an interview.

The following is a home health aide resume template for your 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


Summary: Compassionate and devoted Home Health Aide with 8 years’ track record of success assisting clients in activities of daily living. Highly skilled in preparing clinical notes, administering prescribed medication and providing personal care. Efficiently reports changes in the patient’s condition and records patient progress and dietary intake. Recognized as a friendly individual who is able to relate to clients from diverse backgrounds and age groups.

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


• Patient needs assessment • Emergency protocols • Meal preparation
• Privacy/dignity maintenance • Vital Signs Monitoring • Transportation
• Infection control procedures • Catheter care • Ambulatory care
• Hygiene and Grooming • Medical Administration • Feeding and Nutrition


Comfort Keepers, Irvine, CA
Home Health Aide, 6/2010 – Present

• Handle a client in emergency situation, applying effective first aid and CPR while the ambulance reached
• Educate patients and families regarding their health condition and relevance of hygiene and selective nutrition based on research
• Provide bedside care and assist in personal hygiene, feeding and daily living tasks
• Communicate with the doctor and family regularly regarding client condition
• Administer daily prescribed medication and maintain records

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

• Built rapport with a highly depressed an immobile client with mood disorder and revived 30% of the client’s physical activity successfully
• Assisted the client in walking, feeding, dressing and grooming
• Provided high quality companionship
• Conducted light housekeeping tasks


California State Certified Nursing Assistant – Current

St Patrick High School, Irvine, CA – 2005

Joanna is a compassionate nursing professional who has a natural ability to handle clients of different backgrounds … – Michael Andrew