Registered Nurse Cover Letter Sample

registered nurse cover letter

Registered Nurse cover letters need to address a few key points the hiring manager is searching for. That would be the fact that you have certain certifications and state licenses to able to practice as a Registered Nurse in your state. And the ability to multi-task and manage a floor of patients.

Registered Nurses have an intense position. They are required to pay close attention to detail, coordinate with other hospital staff as well as be the primary caretaker for patients.

Here is what is important to bring up in a Registered Nurse cover letter:

Registered Nurse Cover Letter Sample

Below is a sample of what your cover letter should after using our cover letter template below. Our cover letter templates are standardized. All cover letters should be simple, impactful, well-written, proofread, and readable.

Ian Smith
ian@smith.com
639-555-9984
Registered Nurse

May 1st, 2013

Dear Mr. Johnson —

I'm applying for the position of Registered Nurse because I've always had a passion for nursing ever since I was a young child. I broke my foot during a baseball practice. And there was a nurse as part of the hospital staff that was very calming to me going through this trauma. Ever since then, I've wanted to become a nurse.

During my tenure as a previous Registered Nurse I was able to:

Treat more than 10,000 patients in Q2 of 2012.
Ensure the proper treatment of our patients and follow hospital protocol.
Ensure that all hospital staff was well informed of the patients I was treating by taking my time with note-taking and ensuring that all record-keeping was immaculate.

I look forward to interviewing with you. If there is any information that you'd like to see that I didn't include in my application, please feel free to contact me and I will return that to you as soon as possible.

Sincerely,
Ian Smith

Registered Nurse Cover Letter Template

[Your name]
[Your email]
[Your phone number]
[Job position title]

[Today’s Date]

Dear Mr/Mrs [Last Name]

I am writing this because I found your online job listing for [job title] compelling. I have at least [x years] previous experience working as a [job title]. There are many reasons why I feel I'm a good fit for the position. But before I jump into that, I'd like to tell you why I feel compelled to apply at [company name]. The ethics and values of the organization, such as [value/ethics mention] and [value/ethics mention] fit with my personal background. And I would love to share that with you when I interview.

During my previous work experience, I was able to accomplish a few milestones which are applicable to this job. Those are:

[Bullet point regarding previous accomplishments that are targeted to the company]
[Bullet point regarding previous accomplishments that are targeted to the company]
Bullet point regarding previous accomplishments that are targeted to the company]

I look forward to interviewing with you. If there is any information that you'd like to see that I didn't include in my application, please feel free to contact me and I will return that to you as soon as possible.

Sincerely,
[Your name]
[Your handwritten signature]

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