Writing a Fantastic Cover Letter

A good cover letter should enable your potential employer, in a few paragraphs, to know who you are. It should be enthusiastic and highlight all the points that make you unique and a perfect fit for the role. Your distinctive voice is what will make your cover letter stand out from the other candidates, which more often than not, will choose to follow a generic and formulated template. You don’t want to make the same mistake. Take a look at the following sample. Remember that each professional career is unique and your letter should reflect that.

Dear Hiring Manager,

I found your posting of Clinic Supervisor on Indeed.com and it is with great enthusiasm that I submit my application. As an administrative professional with over ten years’ experience, I have a diverse skill set and qualifications that will make me an asset to your patient care team.

As my attached resume shows, I’ve built my career in a variety of roles in the healthcare industry where I not only supported the agency in which I worked for, but I have undertaken roles which helped grow, expand, and pushed the agency to new heights.

- I have piloted telemedicine programs, enabling patients to have appointments with their doctors from home. This program has reduced patient no-show rates by 25%.

- I developed patient care initiatives and headed a leadership team which improved our clinic efficiency by 40%.

- My contribution has not only grown our patient population, but various surveys have demonstrated an overall improvement in patient satisfaction.

I am a healthcare administrator. But above all else, I am a patient advocate. I have extensive experience in making a healthcare facility more efficient. But most importantly, I put the patient first and am committed to providing the best care possible.

In closing, I am thrilled at the possibility of being a part of the neurology team at Memorial Medical Center. I am particularly excited at the prospects of contributing to your new telemedicine program. I would love the opportunity to meet with you and discuss the value I can bring to your organization. I appreciate your consideration and look forward to hearing from you soon.

Warmest regards,

Bruce Lee

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