Create an APN resume

Creating a Professional APN Resume

Instructions:

  • Creating a Professional APN Resume
  • Create a resume related to your desired area of expertise and advanced practice role.(desired Area would be URGENT CARE/ Retail Health?
  • Follow professional guidelines in creating the resume
  • May include Herzing Career Services as a reference for formatting the resume

Additional details:

  • Students will be graded in DISUCSSION BOARD on feedback to minimally 2 peers
  • Attach a professional cover letter to resume
  • Resume can be no longer than 3 pages including cover letter
  • Resume is for an APN seeking an APN position

Below is the Rubric for the APN resume

ame: NU 626 Herzing Resume

Cover Letter: Format and Content (60 points)

Levels of Achievement:

60 (33.33%) points

•The opening paragraph arouses the interest of the employer by stating why you are interested in the organization, names the specific job applied for and states where you heard of the job. •The middle paragraph is neatly written and creates a desire for an employer to know more about you. It emphasizes the resume pointing out achievements and qualifications that meet the job description. •The closing paragraph paves the way for an interview by offering to call in the future. •States how candidate will follow up with employer •Thanks employer for time and consideration •The letter is organized. •It includes all of the required components in the correct order with the correct spacing between elements.

50 (27.78%) points

•The opening paragraph arouses the interest of the employer by stating why you are interested in the organization, •The middle paragraph is neatly written and creates a desire for an employer to know more about you. It emphasizes the resume pointing out achievements and qualifications that meet the job description. •The closing paragraph paves the way for an interview by offering to call in the future. •Thanks employer for time and consideration •The letter is organized. •It includes all of the required components in the correct order with the correct spacing between elements.

40 (22.22%) points

•The opening paragraph is adequately written or is missing one of the required elements: why you are interested, specific job, where you heard of the job. •The middle paragraph is adequately written and does not create a desire for the employer to know more about the student or does not emphasize the resume •The closing paragraph leaves the employer unsure if the applicant would like an interview or does not offer to call in the future. •The letter is missing 1 of the required elements or the components are not in the correct order

30 (16.67%) points

•The opening paragraph is poorly written or is missing one of the required elements: why you are interested, specific job, where you heard of the job. •The middle paragraph is poorly written and does not create a desire for the employer to know more about the student or does not emphasize the resume •The closing paragraph leaves the employer unsure if the applicant would like an interview or does not offer to call in the future.

20 (11.11%) points

•The opening paragraph is poorly written and is missing more than one of the required elements •The middle paragraph is poorly written and does not make the employer want to meet the individual, emphasize the resume and does not refer to the job description. •There is no closing paragraph. •There is no apparent organization to the letter. It is missing multiple components

0 (0%) points

Student did not complete this portion of the assignment.

Resume: Format and Content (60 points)

Levels of Achievement:

60 (33.33%) points

•Contains personal information (Includes name, address, telephone, email, mailing address •Objective is focused, targeted, and concise •Education section emphasizes relevant coursework, GPA if better than average, what position student expects to attain. •Education is put before employment unless student has extensive career-related job experience. •Education is listed chronologically and all institution/degree info is listed. •Work experience includes job titles, locations, list of duties or accomplishments •Work experience included is most relevant to job target •Professional organizations •Research grant awards

50 (27.78%) points

Contains personal information (Includes name, address, telephone, email, mailing address •Objective is semi-focused, semi-targeted, and concise •Education section emphasizes relevant coursework, GPA if better than average, what position student expects to attain. •Education is listed chronologically and all institution/degree info is listed. •Work experience includes job titles, locations, list of duties or accomplishments •Work experience included is most relevant to job target •Professional organizations •Research grant awards

40 (22.22%) points

Contains most personal information •Objective is semi-focused, semi-targeted, and concise •Education section emphasizes relevant coursework, GPA if better than average, what position student expects to attain. •Education is listed, but there are gaps chronologically and in institution/degree info listed.

30 (16.67%) points

•Missing data in personal information •Objective is non-focused or non-listed •Missing position student expects to attain. •Education is listed, but there are gaps chronologically and in institution/degree info listed.

20 (11.11%) points

•Missing data in personal information •Objective is non-focused or non-listed •Missing position student expects to attain. •Education not listed

0 (0%) points

Student did not complete this portion of the assignment.

Overall Cover Letter and Resume: Appearance, Spelling, and Grammar (60 points)

Levels of Achievement:

60 (33.33%) points

•Does not exceed 2 pages (Cover letter and resume) •Uses 10-12-point font •Uses Ariel or Times New Roman •Cover letter fits the page and is not overcrowded •Cover letter can be easily scanned and read •Excellent and consistent sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, and spelling is consistently evident. Less than 0- 2 errors in paper. •Excellent continuity in presentation of ideas, smoothness, and economy of expression, •Excellent demonstration of precision and clarity. •Resume is focused and unified. Words are chosen effectively. •Excellent transitions between points. •Consistently anticipates reader’s need for information, explanation, and context.

50 (27.78%) points

Does not exceed 2 pages (cover letter and resume) page •Incorrect use of font •Cover letter fits the page and is not overcrowded •Cover letter can be easily scanned and read •Mostly consistent sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, and spelling are strong despite occasional lapses. 3-4 errors in paper. •General continuity in presentation of ideas, smoothness, and economy of expression •Consistent demonstration of precision and clarity. • Paper is generally clear and focused. • May have some unclear transitions or lack of coherence. • Often anticipates reader’s need for information, explanation, and context

40 (22.22%) points

Exceeds 2 pages (cover letter and resume) but no longer than 2 1/2 pages •Incorrect use of font •Cover letter fits the page and is not overcrowded •Cover letter can be easily scanned and read •Correct sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, and spelling evident. 5-6 errors in paper. •Continuity in presentation of ideas, smoothness, and economy of expression, •Consistent demonstration of precision and clarity. •Paper is generally focused but has occasional wander of topic, unclear transitions, lack of coherence. •Occasionally addresses reader’s need for information, explanation, and context.

30 (16.67%) points

Exceeds 2 pages (cover letter and resume) but no longer than 3 pages •Incorrect use of font and size of font •Non-consistent sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, and spelling. 7-8 errors in paper. •Intermittent continuity in presentation of ideas, smoothness, and economy of expression •Some consistency in demonstration of precision and clarity. •Does not fully appreciate reader’s need for information, explanation, and context.

20 (11.11%) points

•Exceeds 3 pages (cover letter and resume) •Incorrect use of font and size of font •Several problems with sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Greater than 8 errors in paper. •Lacks continuity in presentation of ideas, smoothness, and economy of expression, •Minimal consistency in demonstration of precision and clarity. •Lacks appreciation for reader’s need for information, explanation, and context.

0 (0%) points

Student did not complete this portion of the assignment.