Functional Resume for Nursing Assistant

Updated on: August 19, 2018

Nursing assistants work with patients within or outside a healthcare facility to assist them with day-to-day tasks and activities of daily living such as grooming, clothing, and feeding. They also need to perform medical tasks like taking vitals and administering medication.

Following is a sample of functional or skills resume for Nursing Assistant position that will provide us with an insight into how such kind of a resume is written. This format is very suitable for entry level candidates with no or little experience and perfect for career changers.

See also: Nursing Assistant Cover Letter Sample


Nursing Assistant Resume (Functional / Skills Format)


Kate Oliver
(002) 999-9999 9 NW St., Rochester, NH 66777 kate @ email . com

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• Over six months of hands-on experience in providing personal care
• Current Nursing Assistant Certification – New Hampshire
• Highly skilled in managing activities of daily living for residents
• Ability to ensure that residents receive personalized care at all times
• Bilingual (English and Spanish)

• Feeding and grooming • Bathing and toileting • Patient’s hygiene
• Vital signs • Denture care • Medical terminology
• Linens changing • Documentation • Emotional support

• Designed and implemented a set of interactive activities for the residents to encourage them to mingle effectively
• Managed an online documentation system of patient records to assist with filing and record keeping


Nursing Assistant Extern
GRETHON MEDICAL – Rochester, NH | Jun 2017 – Dec 2017
• Assisted patients with eating, dressing, and grooming
• Motivated residents to participate in activities
• Took vitals, weight, and measurements and recorded them
• Documented all personal care services provided
• Assisted residents with rehabilitation procedures
• Observed and reported changes in patient condition

CITY SCHOOL, Rochester, NH  | 2007

• Know-how of safe disposal of bio-hazardous materials
• Demonstrated ability to work with a diversity of patients
• Excellent communication skills
• Detail oriented and well organized
• Good Computer Skills (MS Word and Excel)

Category: CNA