Private Duty Nurse Resume Example

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private duty nurse resume sample

Resume Text

Sam Merrielle

123 Fake Street
City, State, Zip Code
Cell: 000-000-0000


Compassionate Private Duty Nurse evaluating and observing patient conditions in a home setting while administering medications and carrying out physician instructions. Interact with patients to provide optimal support. Highly adaptive when it comes to personalizing care needs.


  • Medication administration
  • First aid certification
  • CPR trained
  • Emergency response skills
  • Excellent communicator
  • Great people skills

Work Experience

March 2014 to Present Company Name
–City, State Private Duty Nurse

  • Provide essential information to family members and courteously answer any questions.
  • Implement all medical instructions as per physician instructions.
  • Assess care needs of each patient.
  • Coordinate with community agencies to secure medical devices and arrange for additional care support.

January 2008 to February 2014 Company Name
–City, State Private Duty Nurse

  • Supervised diets of each patient.
  • Took vital signs and reported any changes in medical condition to the patient’s primary care physician.
  • Administered medications, gave annual vaccinations for the flu and ensured that patients took their oral medications as prescribed.
  • Maintained equipment and supplies used to provide patient care within the home, including wheelchairs, walkers, bathing seats and specialized equipment for feeding.

October 2003 to November 2007 Company Name
–City, State Private Duty Nurse

  • Observed, recorded and reported symptoms.
  • Changed dressings.
  • Prepared patient-related documentation.
  • Ensured that a proper hygienic environment was maintained in the area of the home where the patient spent most of their time.
  • Transported patients to medical appointments.
  • Participated in regular treatment meetings with medical staff and family members to assess patient needs and determine the best possible care options.
  • Quickly responded to emergency situations.


2005 University of California, City, State Associate’s Degree, Wellness Management
2003 University of California, City, State Bachelor of Science, Nursing