Resume Templates: Private Duty Caregiver


Your love of people is evident in your chosen profession. Whether you’re looking for a new client or just starting out as a private duty caregiver, having a well-written and relevant resume can help you get the position you want.

Private duty caregiving requires both professional and interpersonal skills. To catch the attention of the employer, showcase your best attributes at the top of the page in either the summary statement or bulleted highlights section. Be sure to mention any specialized skills like CPR certifications, and try to use a few of the same terms used in the job listing.

For more great tips for creating a compelling resume, check out the private duty resume sample below.

Resume Templates: Private Duty Caregiver

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Lily Staffords

100 Broadway Lane New Parkland, CA 91010 Cell: (555) 987-1234



Caring and patient Private Duty Caregiver with over eight years’ experience in private home care and professional nursing institution environments. Efficient and organized companion knowledgeable in sign language and proper use of assistive devices for limited-ability or aging clients. Available for full-time home care for one elderly, disabled, hospice or special needs individual in the New Parkland area.


  • Relatable personality of attentive care
  • Empowering companion for maximum client independence
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid
  • Current and valid driver’s license
  • Grocery shopping services included
  • Cook, clean and provide personal care
  • Assist in medication scheduling
  • Prompt, kind and compassionate

Work Experience

May 2014 to April 2015 Gerald Smith Family-Sacramento, CA In-Home Private Duty Caregiver
  • Housecleaning and companionship for elderly cancer patient undergoing palliative treatment in his home following terminal prognosis of twelve months.
  • Initially provided companionship, house cleaning and errand services only, then integrated other care services as client’s needs and disease progressed.
  • Cooked all meals, ensured medication schedule adhered to and interacted with client to ensure quality of life in the final year of his illness.
  • Saved the client and family over $225,000 typically billed by out-of-home care institutions, enabling the family to afford more time and travel to visit their terminal father in the privacy and comfort of his home.
  • Assisted family with emotional post-funeral duties such as home organization, personal property donations and preparation of the house for sale.
January 2007 to May 2014 Everleaf Care Center-Sacramento, CA On-Call Assisted Living Caregiver
  • Provided a total of 13 elderly living center residents with household assistance and personal care over the course of seven years.
  • Ensured residents enjoyed daily opportunities for recreation, socialization and day trip outings for life balance and wellness.
  • Cleaned four assigned apartments for and with residents while also ensuring their personal needs were being properly managed with dignity.
  • Resolved assigned residents’ complaints and developed ways of engaging them in their own wellness and care.
  • Reminded residents of medical appointments and medication times and helped them get to doctors’ offices on time as scheduled.


2006 Sacramento Central High School, Sacramento, CA High School Diploma