Our editors provide a sample of a functional resume

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Now that you know how to write a functional
resume, use this example to guide you in
creating your own.

There are many different kinds of resumes out there; in this economy, your resume needs to stand out. One of the newest types of resumes, the functional resume, can be tricky to write, particularly if you have never seen a functional resume before. Our resume editors have put together a functional resume example to help you land that dream job. Good luck!

Anita Job

123 Spruce Avenue

Anytown, MI 12345





Healthcare professional, experienced in work across the lifespan and in environments that necessitate strong medical knowledge and patience; trustworthy, ethical, and discreet; committed to providing superior care for all ages; confident and poised during stressful circumstances; detail-oriented and able to manage multiple patients effectively.



General Nursing

•Performed routine personal care

•Assisted nursing staff with day-to-day duties

Pediatric Care

•Provided comprehensive care to children and their families

•Assessed necessary patient care

•Ordered additional testing as required

•Assisted with pediatric surgeries


Long-Term Care

•Provided basic bedside care

•Assisted patients with bathing, dressing, and personal hygiene

•Monitored patients and reported any adverse reactions to medication



Pediatric Care Nurse, Anytown General Hospital, Anytown, MI               

Practical Nurse, Anytown Nursing Home, Anytown, MI

Medical Orderly, Anytown Nursing Home, Anytown, MI



Anytown University, Anytown, MI (2004)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Anytown Technical College, Anytown, MI (2000)

Practical Nursing Diploma



Available upon request


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