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A Sample Resume

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Now that we have discussed how to write a resume and provided you with resume formatting tips, it's time to provide a sample resume. This example of a resume will illustrate the type of content that should be included and the general format that should be used when constructing a standard resume. Remember, having spelling or grammatical errors in your resume is embarrassing and could prevent you from landing your ideal gig. Be sure to send over your resume or cover letter to our resume editors so they can eliminate any errors and ensure clarity.

A sample resume

Anita Job

Anytown, MI



To obtain a challenging pediatric nursing position, specializing in intensive care.



Anytown General Hospital, Anytown, MI

Pediatric Care Nurse, January 2005–Present

  • Provide comprehensive care to children and their families
  • Assess the appropriate level of patient care
  • Order additional testing as required
  • Assist in pediatric surgeries

Anytown Nursing Home, Anytown, MI

Practical Nurse, June 2000–December 2004

  • Provided bedside care
  • Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, and personal hygiene
  • Monitored residents and reported any adverse reactions to medication

Medical Orderly, June 2000

  • Supported nursing staff in day to day duties
  • Assisted residents with routine personal care



Bachelor of Science in Nursing, May 2004
Anytown University, Anytown, MI

Practical Nursing Diploma, May 2000
Anytown Technical College, Anytown, MI

High School Diploma, June 1998
Anytown High School, Anytown, MI



  • Both acute and chronic patient care experience
  • Catheter, I.V., and suction training
  • Charting and documentation of patient care
  • C.P.R. and First Aid Certified, 2011
  • R.N. – State of MI Medical Association


References available upon request



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