Are you unsure of what to write in your resume for personal care attendant position?

The best way to find out what employers want to see in a resume is to think like an employer.

An employer would want you to provide information about yourself and how you could become the right candidate.

Following is a resume example along and this Personal Care Attendant Cover Letter to help you in your job application process.



Personal Care Attendant Resume Example




1234 Langston Road | Timmonsville – SC 22333 | Cell: (212) 000-9876 | Email:


Providing compassionate care to people who have trouble looking after their needs.

Over 6 years’ practical experience providing personal care services to clients of different ages. Exceptional skills in assisting clients in the activities of daily living and providing 24/7 compassionate care. Special ability to provide services to residents with spinal cord injuries, transverse myelitis and ventilator dependents.

• Demonstrated ability to record vitals and administer medicines
• Prepares nutritious meals as per diet plan and performs basic housekeeping duties

• Companionship• Personal hygiene• Supportive care
• Activity engagement• Homemaking• Comfort measures
• Medication reminders• Safety assurance• Transportation/Ambulation



Personal Care Attendant | Timmonsville Healthcare, Timmonsville, SC | 2010 – Present

• Provide residents and patients will healthcare assistance such as monitoring vitals, blood sugar and medication
• Prepare meals and perform light housekeeping tasks
• Accompany patients to appointments
• Assist residents and patients with simple self use equipment
• Report any discrepancy in patient behavior or state to the nurse or doctor

Key Accomplishments
• Implemented a series of activities for residents in order to promote socializing amongst them and with outside parties
• Supervised a team of six casual employees

Health Care Aide | Silverado Senior Living – San Diego, CA | 2009 – 2010

• Provided respite services to the clients at home
• Supported in independent living and community integration
• Administered medication, health, safety and routine living skills
• Provided companionship in socialization
• Assisted clients in community integration


California State Certified Nursing Assistant | Current

San Diego Community College, San Diego, CA | 2008
Associate’s Degree in Personal Care

• Good written and oral communication skills
• Well versed in using tracheotomies and ventilators
• Able to maintain confidentiality of information