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1 Maggie Venzke, MSN, FNP-BC Shelli Mayer, MSN, ANP-BC Marymount University FNP Program ANCC Professional Career Day, Spring 2013

2  Marketing tool  Reminder to visit/revise Google, Facebook, Twitter accounts  Displays:  Achievements  Experience  Attributes (minimize weaknesses)  Brief, targeted skills  Average pages  30 seconds for first read  Marymount's Resumes & Resources Marymount's Resumes & Resources  George Mason University Career Services George Mason University Career Services

3  Easy to read; not too much data  Adequate margins; more WHITE space  Clear, professional fonts: size  Create visual impact using bullets, boldface, font sizes to emphasize key words  Electronic consider (PDF)  Bring copies to interview on high quality white/off bond paper with print letter quality

4 Advance for NPs & PAs. (May, 2012). Who or what is reading your resume. Volume 3; Issue 5, Page 15 by Renee Dahring, MSN, NP

5  Contact Information  Name, address, phone #,  Qualifications  What sets you apart  Certification & Licensure** ** may go under Education listed as separate category or directly  Education (no GPA’s)  Honors ; Awards  Graduation dates…depends???  Professional Experiences  Clinical rotations/NP internships  Professional RN work experience  Important Points: Reverse chronological order Separate heading with job title; succinct descriptions Use action verbs

6  Publications/Presentations  Community Activities  Professional Memberships  officer  Continuing Education  only if pertinent to job  OMIT  References (have on separate sheet for interview) Ask references for permission; ask for positive reference  Personal information

7 NAME, TITLE Address Phone number, _____________________________________________ QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION Degree earned Institution, City, StateYear completed Degree earned (if with honors) Institution, City, StateYear completed (MAYBE) CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE Type, State, License number CPR date HONORS/AWARDS List professional awardsDate CLINICAL ROTATIONS/NP INTERNSHIPS Name of practice, City, StateDate Provide short description of work PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Name of employer, City, StateDate to present Position titledescribe job with action verbs Name of employer, City, StateDate ( ) MAYBE Position title; describe job with action verbs PUBLICATIONS/RESEARCH (if any) PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES/MEMBERSHIP AFFLIATIONS Sigma Theta Tau, 2006-present COMMUNITY SERVICE (if appropriate)

8  Best Student Rotation Clinic, Anyplace VA January - May 2013  Pediatric Rotation: provided comprehensive well child examinations, assessment and management of common illnesses.  Performed sports history and physical exams at annual health fair  Provided lactation and nutrition education  Superb Internal Medicine, Somewhere, MD August – November 2012  Performed comprehensive physical assessments on adults ages 16 through 85, medical and pharmacological management of acute and chronic illness.  Developed competency in basic suturing, skin biopsies, incision and drainage of simple wounds.  Describe Your Own Experiences that highlight your skills.

9  Focus your search geographically  Creating limited, manageable list of organizations that you must reach  Develop list of all people you know in your target region  LinkedIn LinkedIn  Call each of your contacts, explain your situation, and ask for names of people who work in your field of interest

10  Purpose  Sales Pitch  Attracts Attention  Piques Interest  Directs Recipient to your resume  Design  Well written  Informative  Concise  Focused  Key Elements  One page length  Address to specific individual, using correct title  Target a specific job  Do not summarize your resume  High quality paper (if mailing)

11  First Paragraph  Introduce yourself  Why you are interested in the position  Include if someone referred you  Second Paragraph  Tell your story  Your qualifications for position  Connect your accomplishments, skills, knowledge  AVOID repeating facts in your resume  Third Paragraph  Final statement of interest  Thank employer for their time/consideration  Plan to follow-up with employer

12  Advance for NPs & PAs Advance for NPs & PAs  Bolles, Richard. (2013). What Color is Your Parachute. Publisher: Ten Speed Press, CA. ISBN-13:  American Association of Nurse Practitioners American Association of Nurse Practitioners  Fitzgerald Health Education Associates Fitzgerald Health Education Associates  How to Land a Top Paying NP Job: Complete Guide...by Gladys Larson How to Land a Top Paying NP Job: Complete Guide...by Gladys Larson  VCNP VCNP  Optimal Resume Optimal Resume


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