Cover Letter Examples for Nursing

COVER LETTER EXAMPLE FOR NURSING - EXAMPLE 1

[Name of Hiring Organization]

[Address]

 

Dear [Hiring Manager's Name],

Dear Ms. Brown:

I am writing in response to an announcement recently posted [job source] for new nursing graduates. As you can see from my resume, I will graduate in [graduation month, year] from [nursing school].

Through my clinical rotations, I have had the opportunity to work in several settings, including [medical area], [medical area], and [medical area]. My experiences have enabled me to develop strong skills in [skill area] and [skill area] that have prepared me well for the challenges of nursing. I plan to complete my [rotation type] in the [unit area] at [medical facility name] in the [season or year], and am confident that I will continue to develop as a nurse; particularly as I provide care to a diverse patient population.

In addition to my nursing skills, I have developed my leadership skills as well. As the [position] of the [organization/club, etc.], I have planned several community service activities, including [activity] and [activity].

I am very interested in beginning my nursing career at [medical facility] and believe that my skills and experience have prepared me well. I will contact you during the week of [date] to discuss career opportunities. I look forward to meeting you, and please do not hesitate to contact me at 555-555-5555.

Sincerely,

 

[signature]

 

FirstName LastName

 

COVER LETTER EXAMPLE FOR NURSING - EXAMPLE 2

 

[Name of Hiring Organization]

 

[Address]

 

Dear [Hiring Manager's Name],

 

I’m writing to you today regarding the [nursing position] you posted on [job source]. I was thrilled to see that the role perfectly suits my education and skill-set, and I am confident that I can rise to the challenge.

I have a [nursing degree] and [number] years of extensive work experience. During that time, I developed the skills to deliver impeccable health care and service towards patients. I have been trained in [skill area], [skill area], and [skill area]. While working at [medical facility] as a [nursing role], I was tasked with [job description]. I firmly believe that I will bring the energy and dedication necessary to thrive in your [hospital’s/clinic’s] environment.

As noted on my resume, my competencies and capabilities are strongly in line with the requirements stated in your job description. For instance, while working at [medical facility] as a [role and specialty], I have gained a deep understanding of how to perform [actions or interventions]. I have become skilled at [action] and [action]. Additionally, I possess excellent communication skills, which help me to effectively interact with patients, families, physicians and other health team members. In total, I believe my background will allow me to be of great service to your hospital.

I would welcome the opportunity to meet and interview with you. Please accept the enclosed resume.

Sincerely,

 

[signature]

 

FirstName LastName

 

COVER LETTER EXAMPLE FOR NURSING - EXAMPLE 3

 

[Name of Hiring Organization]

 

[Address]

 

Dear [Hiring Manager's Name],

 

With [years] years of experience as a [nurse role] at [medical facility], I offer the proven clinical skills, healthcare knowledge and record of patient-care excellence that you are seeking for your [nursing position].

In [year], I completed a [rotation type] at [medical facility] under the supervision of [supervisor name]. The program’s exceptional [specialty program] and [specialty area] stood out to me. I would like to be part of this caring team.

Please consider my credentials:

  • [Qualifications, certifications and degrees]

  • [specific experience]

  • Proficiencies in [area of proficiency]

  • [Specific skills]

  • [Specific skills]

I share [medical facility’s] commitment to quality care and would welcome the chance for an interview. You can reach me at (555) 555-5555 or at name@example.com. I look forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely,

 

[signature]

 

FirstName LastName

 

Enclosures: Resume, reference letters, proof of licensure and college transcripts

 

COVER LETTER EXAMPLE FOR NURSING - EXAMPLE 4

 

[Date]

[Name of Hiring Organization]

 

[Address]

 

Dear [Hiring Manager's Name],

 

I am excited to express my interest in the registered nurse position available at [hospital name]. I earned my [degree] in Nursing at [university name], and during my internship at [medical center/hospital name] I had the opportunity to become acquainted with the fast pace and distinct challenges of working in a large medical facility. I have long been impressed by [medical center/hospital name] outstanding reputation as one of the premier [areas of specialty] facilities in the city. I believe that my [character trait] and [character trait] would make me a strong addition to your team.

I have learned in a variety of nursing environments, including the [environment], [environment], and [medical center/hospital name’s] [specialty] department. I have strong [skill] and strive to [action] and [action]. I aim to facilitate an effective long-term care plan that will send patients home with the knowledge and tools necessary to maintain their health at home.

I believe that I could be a strong candidate for the [nursing position] position at your hospital, with my nursing degree and experience working with the challenges of [specialty] patients. I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss the requirements of the position with you further at your convenience. I look forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely,

 

[signature]

 

FirstName LastName

 

COVER LETTER EXAMPLE FOR NURSING - EXAMPLE 5

 

[Date]

[Name of Hiring Organization]

 

[Address]

 

Dear [Hiring Manager's Name],

 

This letter is to express my interest in the [position type] position at [medical center/hospital name]. I am an enthusiastic candidate with the skills and attributes necessary to contribute to the patient care at your healthcare facility.

As you can see from the attached resume, my experience as a [nursing position], along with my variety of clinical experiences, have allowed me to attain a foundation of skills necessary to ease into my career as a [type of nurse]. I feel my knowledge of medical terminology, customer service and medical computer software would be a valuable asset. With this experience, I have developed strengths in [area], [area], and [area]. I feel I would be a strong candidate and would appreciate being considered for this position.

During my clinical experiences at [medical center/hospital name], [medical center/hospital name], and [medical center/hospital name], I obtained a wide range of nursing skills on the job, while developing critical thinking skills. I was praised by clinical instructors for my eagerness to learn and ability to multitask. Furthermore, my honors status and a [number] GPA upon graduation illustrate my deep understanding of nursing content.

In addition to the skills learned in school and during clinical experiences, I am extremely knowledgeable in customer service. My [nursing type] experience has given me ample opportunity to work with the patient population. I have also learned the importance of prioritizing and managing time efficiently. I believe that the skills I’ve obtained are the basic foundation to being a safe and effective nurse.

I welcome the opportunity to discuss with you how I might best fulfill the present needs for the [position] position at your health care facility. Until then, thank you for your consideration and I look forward to meeting with you.

Sincerely,

[signature]

 

FirstName LastName