Entry Level CNA Resume Samples (No Experience)

Entry Level CNA Resume Tips

Follow these resume writing tips if you are an entry-level certified nursing assistant with no experience in hand.

• Identify your most relevant skills and competencies gained through education and real-life experiences.

• Start writing your resume with an employer-centered summary or objective statement that genuinely reflects your value.

• Write your relevant qualifications and strengths using strong but short bullet points.

• Use simple words and phrases and avoid duplication of information.

The following CNA resume samples focus on primary attributes of a job seeker. Portray your qualifications, specific skills, certifications and internship experience with the help of these samples.

See also: CNA Cover Letter (No Experience)


Entry Level CNA Resume Sample 1



Sara Smith

333 East Street
Houston, TX 36999
Cellular: (000) 529-5124
Email: sara @ email . com


Strong passion for helping others.

Fresh and enthusiastic Certified Nursing Assistant eager to work for ABC Healthcare where exceptional personal care skills and knowledge will be fully utilized to provide quality services to patients.

• Over six months’ experience working as a nursing assistant extern
• Familiar with medical terminology and disease control standards
• Competent in taking and recording vitals
• Able to maintain neat and organized patient room
• Adept at assisting residents in activities of daily living including feeding and bathing
• Proven ability to report and record patients’ condition


Texas Board of Nurse Registry – 2016
Nursing Assistant Certification

Some Community College, Austin, TX – 2015
Nurse Aide Program – 60 Hours
Coursework: Patient Care Theory • Skills Lab • Long-Term Care • CPR • Acute Clinical Care


Mount Loreto Nursing Home, Houston, TX | July 2016 – Present
Nursing Aide Extern
• Provide personal care following resident care policies and procedures under the supervision of RN.
• Create a homelike environment for the residents.
• Protect and support resident rights and assist the individuals in maintaining independence.
• Obtain samples, weights, and vital signs of patients.
• Oversee injections and medicinal intake.
• Assist residents with bathing and feeding.
• Report to the RN and doctors regarding the status of the patient.
• Maintain neat and clean ward environment.

• Demonstrated ability to learn new concepts and skills quickly
• Proven record of maintaining general precautionary protocols
• Excellent customer service and communication skills
• Able to utilize body mechanics in an efficient manner


Entry Level CNA Resume Sample 2



Gina Davis

45 Yardley Lane • Foster, RI 56220 • (008) 854-8974 • gina @ email . com

Certified Nursing Assistant

Compassionate, dependable professional eager to assist the elderly and physically challenged individuals and enable them to live dignified lives.

Professional Highlights

• Proven expertise in providing daily living assistance to patients of different ages.
• Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with clients.
• Competent at changing linens, providing personal care and assisting residents in transportation.
• Able to comply with clients’ confidentiality and privacy standards.
• A vigilant professional who has useful progress monitoring skills.
• Adept at obtaining specimens for lab testing and monitoring vital signs.
• Substantial knowledge of medical terminology and infection control procedures.
• Proficient in providing nutritional assistance to clients including serving and feeding.

Education and Certification

AA College, Foster, RI | 2015
Associate of Science in Nursing Assistance

Rhode Island Certified Nursing Assistant – Current

American Heart Association, Foster, RI | 2014
CPR and First Aid

Work Experience

City Assisted Living Center, Foster, RI | Summer 2015
Volunteer Worker

• Provided personal care to clients.
• Took and recorded vital signs, and prepared reports.
• Created a safe and healthy living environment for clients.
• Assisted in cooking, serving and feeding of meals.


Group Volunteer: Foster Cancer Center, Foster, RI
Coach: City Volleyball Club, Foster, RI

“I am determined to promote clients’ comfort and safety.”

Superior references available

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