Your resume is a key weapon for you. Get it right and you increase your chances of success. Follow our guidelines for success.
Your CV or resume is a summary of your experience to date and combines professional experience and education in one single summary.
Ensuring that your CV is accurate, well-written and clear is a key requirement for making progress with your application. Don’t hide experience, but also don’t overdo with irrelevant experiences from the distant past.
If you have already taken IELTS – the write down scores. This certainly speeds the process.
Remember: you will need to support your CV with documents – so don’t embroider or invent.
Use your CV to demonstrate your experience and your knowledge. Provide evidence of skills both in nursing and in associated areas – such as IT or courses completed.
We have provided links to some examples of effective CVs that have scored highly with clients.
The key criteria for success
- Relevant detail
- Evidence of Experience
- Evidence of Skills Training & education
A dedicated and highly educated nurse with more than two years of experience in acute care nursing facility. Currently working as bedside nurse since December 2013 and areas of expertise includes emergency that mostly dealt with trauma patients in accidents. Also, has the clinical skills developed to be in medical-surgical nursing and focus is on pediatrics with acute illness, communicable diseases and geriatrics with chronic conditions. Developed strong experience as a member of multi-disciplinary team and undertaking a variety of roles while working effectively and supporting multidisciplinary colleagues and actively contributing to team goals. Reliable, with ability to stay calm and intervene during crises and possessing a reputation for consistently going beyond what is required and has demonstrated aptitude for developing new skills. Resourceful in providing care to the patient and responsive to change.
10-December-2013 to present: Staff Nurse (Medical- Surgical/Emergency)
at Hospital X
Contact No.: Number
- Performs detailed assessments of patients’ conditions to diagnose appropriate nursing interventions.
- Measures and records patient’s vital signs such as height, weight, blood pressure, temperature, respiration, oxygen saturation, pulse pressure, input and output and accurately record it in the patient’ chart.
- Administers prescribed medications safely (via oral, intravenous, intramuscular, subcutaneous routes, and rectal route).
- Monitors, document and report patient’s conditions for potential side effects of medications and other medical interventions.
- Operates various medical instruments and equipment’s (e.g. blood pressure apparatus, portable suction apparatus, cardiac monitor, portable ECG machine, incentive spirometer etc.)
- Provides basic patient care such as assisting the patient in feeding, bathing, dressing, maintenance of proper hygiene, moving in bed, standing, walking and proper body alignment.
- Initiates, maintain and monitor IV therapy and total parenteral nutrition.
- Performs sterile procedures including nasogastric tube insertion, suctioning, urinary catheterization, rectal enemas and dressing changes.
- Maintains safe and clean working environment by implementing infection control measures such as transmission based precautions and by calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
- Provides assistance with the admission and discharge of patients by giving of health teachings on home medications, scheduled follow up check and nutritional counselling.
- Prepares the patient for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
- Monitors and maintain patient’s charts and confidential files.
- Educate patients and their families on disease processes or condition, medical-surgical procedures or health care needs, options available, and other aspects of therapeutic regimens including medication and pain management techniques.
- Promotes patient’s independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills.
- Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.
- Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
- Collaborate with physicians and other members of the multidisciplinary team through documentations of actions to promote continuity of patient care
May 2012 Unemployed/ Board Exam and Pre – Employment Preparation
to Nov 2013
- On call private duty nurse while waiting for hospital interview.
- Reviewing for the local boards post-graduation and other exams.
- Waiting for the result of the board exam and initial registration.
- Acquiring licenses required for hospital employment such as BLS and IV therapy licences.
- Volunteering in the local church.
June 2008 to April 2012 Bachelor of Science in Nursing – University of XXXXX
Dean’s List (2008-2011)
1st runner up in Nursing Academic Competition (2009- 2010)
June 2004 to March 2008 High School,
Skills and Area of Expertise:
- Computer Skills includes advanced knowledge in using Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Explorer
- Well-developed communications skills both in written and oral
Professional Qualifications, Training & Seminars:
01 Mar 2016 Basic Life Support (CPR and AED), American Safety and Health Institute Nursing Center for Clinical Lab. Experience Inc.
5-6 Aug 2013 Basic Life Support (CPR for Health Care Providers)
27-30 Sept 2012 3 – Day Basic IV Therapy Training Program
23-25 Feb 2012 Preparatory to: Advanced Cardiac Life Support Disaster and First Aide Nursing,
- Serving in the local church
- Building network of friends
- Reading books
Date of Birth: November 18, 1991
Passport Number: XXXXXX
IELTS: May 28, 2016