Nurse CV

Nurses CV is a summary of a Nurse’s professional life and work experience, highlighting your personal details, work history, education, qualifications, achievements and interests.

The main purpose of a CV is to make a potential employer interested in finding more about you. Well written and structured CVs will make a potential employer decide to invite you to an interview. With the growing number of nursing jobs and the large number of responses from nurses and health care job seekers to job advertisement it is important that you make your CV stand out from the rest.

Emphasize your skills, capabilities and achievements. Use positive and decisive words such as achieved, managed, organized, supervised, performed, and excelled. Focus on information which is relevant to your own career goals. Grammar and spelling must be correct. Spell check for grammatical or spelling errors and then proof read it a final time.

Sample Nurse CV

Evelynne Smithstone

26 Mansfield Drive, Chedlee

Manchester City, M22 7DJ.

Tel: (0432) 234 1234


Current role and responsibilities

Senior Staff Nurse – General Medicine

Full time

  • General nursing duties and administrative responsibilities
  • Clinical education for junior staff
  • Link nurse on the ward for respiratory patients
  • Work within a multidisciplinary team to provide quality care for medical patients

Achievements in post

  • Developed a structured education program for staff on medical wards with protected teaching time
  • Implemented a structured care pathway for respiratory patients admitted onto the medical wards
  • Gained experience and qualifications in asthma and COPD management to gain the responsibility of being the link nurse for respiratory patients on the ward
  • Mentorship and clinical supervision of pre-registration and trained nurses on the ward

Previous posts

  • Staff Nurse (Full Time) Nov 1992 – Nov 1995
  • Women’s Health Issues, City Hospital
  • Staff Nurse (Full time) July 1992 – Nov 1992
  • Symptom Management, City Hospital

Professional/clinical activities

  • Chair of Professional Nurse Group within general medicine, 2003 – present
  • Patient Group Direction Review Group Member, City Hospital, 2002 – present


Course:  BSc Nursing Studies

University:  Happy Ville University

Year Completed: November 2000

Academic activities and interests

  • Link nurse for respiratory disorders for medicine,
  • Tutor for ward staff and mentor for general medicine and for the PHD group in developing PGDs


  • Respiratory disease,
  • Diabetes,
  • Psychology
  • Patient education
  • Publications
  • Journal of Neonatal Nursing
  • Journal of Nursing jocularity
  • Legal eagle eye newsletter for the Nursing profession


  • Becoming a Nurse Practitioner
  • Improving resident safety In long term care facilities
  • Preventing suicides: detecting the warning signs

Category: Medical CV

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