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In the sample medical cover letter below, Jane Alexander applies for a senior Registered Nurse position and structures a professional letter using three short paragraphs. In writing your own medical cover letters, use three or four paragraphs (maximum of five). The rules which Jane Alexander uses in writing her letter applies to all medical professions including: Medical Sales, Nurse, Receptionist, Secretary, Coding, Billing, Transcriptions, Medical Assistant, Technologist and Medical Engineering positions. Here are the guidelines to follow.

Start your letter as Jane Alexander does in this sample medical cover letter, in a confident manner by affirming your interest in the job and briefly state the reasons you feel you should be considered for the position.

Use the middle section of the letter to explain to the employer your current/previous remit and demonstrate how you use relevant medical skills on a daily basis. In the example, Jane Alexander goes on to highlight skills that she has developed over the course of her career.

In the final paragraph of your letter, you should end by again confirming your interest in the post and your enthusiasm at the prospect of working for the employer. So, re-affirm your interest and once again confidently assert your suitability for the medical job on offer, as Jane Alexander does in a persuasive and professional manner. Aim to incorporate these rules when structuring your letters and use the example cover letter as a template. To use as a template, copy the opening and closing paragraphs and customize the middle section to suit your needs.

Jane Alexander's medical cover letter example

Jane Alexander
680 Hubbard Avenue
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[ Enter date here ]

Ms Layla Gordon
Personnel Manager
ABCD Nursing Trust
100 Medical Boulevard
Any Town
Post/zip code

Dear Ms Gordon,

Re: (Enter Position / Ref here)

I am seeking the opportunity to apply myself to the Registered Nurse position to enable me to advance my educational and medical experience and progress in my career within nursing in general. The position seems an ideal opportunity because of my relevant experience, training and career interests.

I have US and UK registrations and earlier this year undertook a short-term contract at the XYZ Healing Hospital as a Registered Nurse. I was responsible for delivering professional patient care for up to 20 patients per shift. Prior to that, I was attached as a Registered Nurse at the ABC Hospital where I undertook varied responsibilities delivering quality patient care within the Dialysis Centre and Oncology Ward. My varied 10 years' experience as a nurse has given me the opportunity to work proactively within multi-disciplinary teams, developing my clinical experience and increasing my communications, organizational and time-management capabilities. My experience has also increased my stamina.

I am a conscientious and dedicated nursing professional totally committed to delivering professional patient care and I believe I am a suitable candidate for the position in view of my education, experience and long term commitment towards patient care. I hope therefore, that on consideration of my CV, you will be persuaded of my potential to perform well and make a real contribution as a valuable member of your medical team. I am available for interview any time and look forward to hearing from you at your earliest convenience.

Yours sincerely,

Jane Alexander

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