Cover Letters for Medical Jobs (Nursing)
To apply for any job, you are expected to send a resume and a cover letter. Your cover letter should complement your resume. It should tempt the recruiter to read your resume. Most candidates do not understand the importance of cover letter and send a resume alone for job application. Your candidature may get cancelled, if you do not send a cover letter with your resume. Hence, spend some time to draft an effective cover letter that grabs the employer's attention. We have provided some samples below that you can use for reference, when you are drafting your cover letter.
Medical Receptionist Cover Letter
Sandra M. Madrid,
3591 Mapleview Drive,
Clearwater, FL 34621,
Date: October 7, 2011.
Mr. Darrell E. Collazo,
Russell Medical Center,
325 Eagle Street,
Clearwater, FL 34621.
Dear Mr. Collazo,
This is with reference to your advertisement in the Florida Times dated October 4, 2011 regarding the opening for the post of receptionist in Russell Medical Center. I would like to apply for the post of medical receptionist in your organization. I am elated that you provided a change to entry level candidates to apply for the post of receptionist in your company.
I have completed my graduation in Bachelors of Arts from Florida University. During my graduation I have worked at St. Peters Clinic as part time receptionist. My previous job helped me to gain knowledge about receptionist job responsibilities and duties. I have good communication and interpersonal skills to deal with customers. I have good typing speed and proficient at data entry work.
I would like to request you for an opportunity of an interview, so that I can meet you personally to discuss my suitability for the job, how my skills and professional proficiency can benefit your organization. I thank you for your invaluable time. I expect to hear from you soon.
Sandra M. Madrid
Photocopies of relevant certificates.
Medical Receptionist Sampel Cover Letter
Angel J. Mattingly,
4836 Meadow View Drive,
West Hartford, CT 06107,
Date: October 13, 2011.
Mr. Leon T. Robert,
Pope John XXIII Hospital,
1509 Brownton Road,
West Hartford, CT 06107.
Dear Mr. Robert,
I found out about the vacancy for the post of medical receptionist in Pope John XXIII Hospital from job post on the jobs4u.com job portal. I have total work experience of 7 years as receptionist. Currently, I am working as receptionist with CRD Clinic. I understand all the job requirements stated in the job post and I fulfill all the criteria's mentioned.
I am elated to apply for job in one of the most prestigious hospital in our city known for their best medical service and treatment. I thoroughly understand the clerical work and interaction with customers in a medical center. I would like to work for your hospital as it will provide me an opportunity to work in a large medical organization with more responsibility and customers to attend. I understand the challenge and stress to deal with in case of any emergencies.
Thank you for taking time from your busy schedule to go through this letter. I have enclosed my resume with this letter and it will provide you further details about my work experience and expertise. Please consider my request for an interview, so that I can discuss my suitability for the post of receptionist.
Angel J. Mattingly
The samples provided above can be used as guideline, when you are creating your cover letter. The document should be error-free, so that it does not create a bad impression on the employer. The cover letter should have professional and positive approach. Do not mention any fake information in your letter as it can be easily verified by the recruiter.