Enrolled nurse sample resume

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Michelle Lee

32 Gardenia Drive
Oakleaf NSW 2888
Mobile: 0400 000 000
Email: [email protected]

Professional Profile

Dedicated and energetic enrolled nurse seeking an opportunity to contribute to positive patient outcomes in a supportive and caring aged care environment. Strong clinical skills, a caring and patient nature, excellent communication and organisation, and a desire to continue learning and developing. Able to confidently relate to patients of different cultures and backgrounds, and fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.


Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 Nursing)
Completed: 2011


Certificate III in Aged Care
Open Colleges
Completed: 2010

Employment History

January 2012 – Present
Enrolled Nurse, Meadowlands Carers
Sydney, NSW


  • Provide patient care to the elderly at various homes and residences throughout the Sydney region, on temporary assignments of various lengths from a few days to six months
  • Assist registered nurses and help patients as required; perform procedures such as administering medication, taking measurements, calibrating medical equipment, cannulation, cleaning wounds and changing dressings, and assisting residents to eat, bathe, walk and conduct daily activities
  • Perform all duties following professional aged care standards and the organisational protocols at each facility
  • Record stats and patients’ conditions in electronic files and update database
  • Monitor the condition of patients and alert registered nurses to any concerns or negative changes
  • Maintain a positive, caring, patient and friendly demeanour at all times


  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation and consistently receive positive feedback from patients and staff
  • Have had numerous temporary assignments extended due to my excellent performance and popularity with residents
  • Have learned to adapt quickly to each new environment and new patients, and gained a diversity of experience
June – December 2011
Clinical Placement, Eucalypt Health Services
Acacia, NSW


  • Worked within the high care aged unit, providing support to registered nurses
  • Cared for older persons with long-term nursing needs and dementia
  • Helped patients with daily activities and wound management, facilitated communication and helped to boost morale


  • Received high commendation from my nursing supervisor
  • Maintained professionalism and calmness at all times in situations where patients were suffering high levels of anxiety, and upheld the highest standards of patient care

Skills and Strengths

  • Clinical skills, including wound management, suture removal, cannulation, cardiac monitoring, catheter insertion and catheter care
  • Teamwork skills, with demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Excellent communication skills developed from working with a wide range of people in numerous residences, with ability to quickly establish rapport; able to communicate well with those from different socio-cultural and NES backgrounds, and fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese
  • Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office, and able to quickly learn new programs and internal databases/systems


  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Medication Administration for Enrolled Nurses (Holmesglen, 2012)
  • Current CPR training and national police clearance check
  • Understanding of aged care standards and ACFI documentation
  • During enrolled nursing training, completed courses in basic life support, medical emergencies management, fire and evacuation, manual handling and infection control


Melody Taylor
Nursing Supervisor
Eucalypt Health Services
T: (02) 9999 8888
E: [email protected]
Fiona Cranbrook
Meadowlands Carers
T: (02) 9999 1111
E: [email protected]
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