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Resume Tips to Help Nursing Assistants Get Noticed

Resume Tips to Help Nursing Assistants Get Noticed

Jennifer LeClaire / Monster Contributing Writer

Be Specific — Very Specific

Detail all your work experience and be specific about any that’s healthcare-related, recruiters say.

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For example, instead of merely stating that you worked at ABC Nursing Home, list your daily responsibilities to paint a clearer picture of your skill set, says Josh Sturgill, vice president of client services with the medical division of @Work Personnel Services, a full-service staffing agency based in Knoxville.

“You can use more specific terms that would highlight the areas of specialty, like dealing with long-term-care patients,” he says. “Describe the medical conditions and ages of patients you’ve cared for.”

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