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Sample Nursing Resume
Rodney Ram
123 Virginia Avenue, Richmond VA 23223 (804)555-1234
Summary Statement:
Experience working in healthcare and providing direct patient care. A hardworking and compassionate
pre-nursing student at VCU
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
May 2014
Major: Pre-Nursing
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Richmond, VA
GPA: 3.7/4.0
Academic Honors/Awards: Dean’s List: Fall 2010
Related Coursework: Medical Microbiology and Lab; Anatomy; Nutrition; Intro to Biology and Lab;
Physiology and Lab; Developmental Psychology
First Aid, CPR/AED Certified – American Red Cross (2010)
Life Guard Certification – American Red Cross (2009)
Skills/Laboratory Procedures:
 Knowledge of medical terminology and ability to check patient vitals
 Operated lab equipment including: microscopes; UV-VIS spectrophotometer; Bioanalyzer 2000;
gas chromatography; and graduated cylinder
 Exceptional decision making and able to prioritize effectively, responding quickly to emergencies
Work Experience:
Head Lifeguard, Place, Richmond, VA
May-September, 2008-Present (Seasonal)
 Trained staff members about the policies and procedures of pool to ensure a safe environment
for patrons, teaching appropriate skills to new staff
 Coordinated monthly in-pool rescue trainings which utilized proper life saving procedures
 Maintained current employee records efficiently
 Reported any patron or employee concerns to supervisor in a timely manner
Volunteer Experience:
Volunteer, VCU Massey Cancer Center, Richmond, VA
September 2010-Present
 Participated in the Saks Fifth Avenue Key to the Cure 4-day fundraising event, organizing
volunteers and facilitating volunteer schedule during each event on site
Certified Aerobics Instructor, Parks, Recreation & Community Facilities, Richmond, VA
 Instruct low impact, combo (high/low impact) 2 days per week
May-July 2010