Step 1: Writing Your Summary Statement
Summary Statement Example 1:
Registered nurse with more than eight years’ experience in a clinical and hospital environment ready to deliver compassionate patient care. A candidate with a long history developing excellent communication skills and building caring relationships with patients and physicians alike.
Summary Statement Example 2:
Professional medical assistant holding extensive organizational and managerial abilities. Excited to apply 10-year history in medicine to new position. Master of collaboration in the medical environment and providing support to all physicians and patients.
Summary Statement Example 3:
• Dedicated and compassionate nurse
• Strong attention to detail and communication skills
• Fully certified, completed nursing degree program
Summary Statement Example 4:
• Results-driven medical assistant
• Two years’ experience aiding in physical therapy
• Excellent bedside manner
Step 2: Writing Your Skills Section
• Your skills section should include at least five bullet points, but not more than eight or nine. It should be readable at a glance.
• Referencing some of the skills that are listed on the job description is a good way to appeal to specific employers.
• Only include skills that you would feel comfortable explaining. If called for an interview, you will have to provide examples of how you have utilized these abilities.
This example skills section includes some common skills that are relevant to the medical assistant field.
• Clinical experience
• Drawing blood and wrapping dressings
• Organization and management
• Fully certified
• Excellent interpersonal communication
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Step 3: Writing Your Work History Section
• Include at least three bullet points for each position you mention. Every bullet point should begin with a strong action verb to emphasize what actions you have been taking.
• The more important positions should be longer. Your current job should include as many as 10 or 11 bullet points.
• Your current position should be in present tense, while all others should be in past tense.
• Reference the job description to get an idea of what readers will be looking for. You can use specific words from the posting to strengthen your resume.
Use this medical assistant resume template for Word and the following examples to write your own work history section.
• Administer patient medicine and treatment
• Relate information to patients
• Provide support to physicians
• Complete administrative tasks
• Interact with guests and fill prescriptions
• Organize store room
• Aid nurses and physicians with all tasks
Step 4: Writing Your Education Section
Nurse Certification Ð 2012
School of Nursing Programs, University of Phoenix
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Ð 2010
Phoenix Community College
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