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Hi Everyone! I am in the process of applying for new graduate nursing positions in the NYC area. It's a two page resume. The format may be a bit off (I have copied and pasted it here). Any critique good or bad is greatly appreciated! Thank you for taking the time to read my resume and provide feedback. 



Bachelor of Science in Nursing | Magna Cum Laude                                            December 2019

School Name (New York, NY)

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology | Magna Cum Laude                                           December 2017

School Name (Brooklyn, New York)



Registered Nurse, New York State Board of Nursing (License Number: )                                 Expires January 2023          

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certification (ACLS😞 American Heart Association    Active through January 2022

Basic Life Support Certification (BLS😞 American Heart Association  

Active through May 2020

Smoking Cessation Certification                                                                                        May 2019

Pressure Injury Training Certification                                                                          October 2018



Labor and Delivery/Postpartum Unit (60 hours): Fall 2019                          

Pediatrics Unit (30 hours): Summer 2019

Postpartum Unit (30 hours): Summer 2019                                                         

Gastrointestinal (GI) Unit (60 hours): Summer 2019

General Surgery Unit (60 hours): Spring 2019                                                     

Mental Health Inpatient Unit (45 hours): Spring 2019

à       Developed clinical competence in providing safe, quality, and competent patient assessments

à       Provided nursing interventions including medication administration and performed unit specific procedures under preceptor supervision

à       Gained experience in nursing care plan development and execution to reflect identified patient needs and expected clinical outcomes

à       Collaborated with nursing staff in providing direct patient care on an acute med/surg unit  

à       Gained experience with time management, organization, patient teaching, discharge planning, and therapeutic communication skills

à       Learned prioritization of multiple patients; became familiar with multi-disciplinary approach to patient care.



Personal Care Aide                                                                                        March 2019 – Present

Home Care Agency Name                                                                          

à       Diligently monitor vital signs and promptly report any abnormalities to Case Manager

à       Assist with medication administration and activities of daily living to maximize individual patient quality of life


Office Manager                                                                                     July 2014 – February 2019

Organization Name                                                                      

à       Acted as surgical first assist in performing 3-5 surgeries daily

à       Increased patient satisfaction rate by 20%; earned reputation for high-quality work

à       Coordinated with NYP Brooklyn Methodist Hospital to schedule surgeries and pre-operative testing

à       Selected by Surgery group to train, supervise, and evaluate new staff members in recognition of excellent customer service, teamwork, and work ethic



National Student Nurses’ Association, Member                                         August 2018 – Present

American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Member                            August 2018 – Present

The National Society of Leadership and Success, Member                     May 2014 – Present

Student Government Budget and Finance Committee, Member          August 2016 – May 2017

University Student Senate, Delegate: City University of New York (CUNY)                             January 2015 –December 2015

Helping Hands Club, President                                                     January 2014 – December 2015



Teich Scholarship: The Sidney and Loretta Teich Foundation       September 2018 – May 2019

UHF Scholarship: Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund          May 2015 – May 2018

Jewish Foundation for Education of Women Scholarship                                  September 2016

Excellence in Leadership in Student Government Association Award                        June 2015



Nursing Student Volunteer                                                                September 2019; June 2019

Ephesus Seventh-day Adventist Church Fair; Hudson Guild Senior Center; Callen Lorde Community Center (New York, NY)

à       Prepared and presented an educational poster about Sexually Transmitted Infections

à       Assessed vital signs and educated members about disease awareness, prevention, and management

Emergency Department Volunteer                                                        June 2016 – January 2017

Kings County Hospital Center (Brooklyn, New York)                                                          

à       Utilized critical thinking skills to prioritize taking vital signs under ED triage nurse supervision

à        Communicated with patients to offer assistance and updates as appropriate

Medical Outreach Volunteer                                                                  May 2016 – June 2016

Volunteers Around the World (Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic)                                         

à       Provided assistance to physicians caring for 60-80 patients a day

à       Measured vital signs, blood glucose levels, and recorded patient medical histories

à       Assisted in filling prescriptions and provided patients with administration instructions

à       Prepared education day to teach local children hygiene, dental health, and nutritional information



Fluent in English, Hindi, Bangla, Urdu

Proficient in Microsoft Office and Electronic Health Records (Epic, Cerner, Practice Fusion)




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