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Healthcare professionals play a very important role in society and one such professional is that of a nurse. Nurses are responsible for treating and assisting in the recovery of acutely or chronically ill patients. In addition, they help to keep these patients safe and comfortable at a time when they need it most. Follow the helpful hints in the CV sample for nursing below to gain a healthy advantage during your next employment search.

Melanie Stenson
123 Castle St., Apt. 18D, Quincy, MA 02169 (123) 456 7891 mstenson@bca.org


Confidentially focused professional with a proven record for dependability and responsibility. Strong analytical skills with the capability of assessing conditions and implementing appropriate intervention. Is a resourceful thinker who can discover solutions for complicated problem scenarios. Has special empathy for meeting a wide range of needs found in varying situations. Initiates continued and effective avenues of communication with patients, their family members, facility staff and consulting physicians. Can relate extremely well with people from a variety of cultures.

Professional Experience

Quincy Medical Center, Quincy, MA 2004 Present
Staff Nurse

Execute care for 15 patients per work section.
Coordinate patient admissions and discharges.
Determine patient status and communicate to physicians about clinical changes.
Consult with varying departments about patient care.
Educate patients and families about care needs, conditions, options available and more.
Assist nursing supervisor with mentoring of staff nurses.
Assess personnel requirements including shift assignments.
Maintain patient records including all confidential documents.

All Saints Hospital, Quincy, MA 2002-2004
Staff Nurse

Assigned to provide care for 12 patients.
Assisted with patient admission and discharge.
Performed clinical tasks following stated policies.
Assisted in new staff member orientation.
Evaluate patient conditions advising status changes.
Involved with patient chart monitoring and modifying.
Advised patients and family member about specific health care treatments.

Brookline Retirement Home, Brookline, MA 1996 - 2002
Certified Nursing Assistant

Assisted nursing staff with patient care including bathing, clothing changing and individual feeding.
Administered local anesthetics and insulin shots.
Provided consistent high-quality patient care.
Managed patient records including confidential files.

Saint Patrick's Manor, Framingham, MA 1994
Certified Nursing Assistant

Assisted with daily care of facility patients including bathing, bed linen changes, feeding, exercising and more.
Maintained daily patient care records.
Assisted in patient-oriented recreational activities.


Boston College, Boston, MA 2004
MSc in Health Care Management

Boston University, Boston, MA 2002
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Saint Patrick's Manor, Framingham, MA 1994
CNA Certification Course

Participated in a 12-week Massachusetts Department of Education Certified Nursing Assistant Training Course that included segments of on-the-job training.


Massachusetts Registered Nurse (RN)
Massachusetts Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Massachusetts Certified Home Healthcare Assistant (HHA)

Professional Organizations

Massachusetts Nurses Association
The American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM)
Healthcare Management Association of Massachusetts
Helping Hands/Caring Hearts

Community Involvement

American Cancer Society Relay for Life
Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism
St, Vincent DePaul Society

Technical Skills

MS Office Suite
Peachtree Database Manager
Various Internet-based healthcare management software

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