When applying for a Home Health Aide job, your resume should be accompanied by a well-written cover letter. A cover letter will act as an introduction to your resume and emphasize on the relevant aspects of your credentials and background. It will also state your knowledge of the HHA position, the prospective company and articulate an understanding of the areas where your skills and qualifications could be utilized to their best.
The purpose of a cover letter for Home Health Aide Resume is to relate how your qualifications match the exact requirements of the employer. Before writing a cover letter, research the organization and the job description provided by employer in the advertisement. Your familiarity about the organization and HHA position will increase the chances of an interview call.
Tip: Keep your letter concise and to the point. It must not exceed one page. See the following example which will give you a clear idea.
63 Example Street
Hermitage, PA 36987
January 2, 2015
Ms. Aleena Smith
Director of Human Resources
Cambridge Home Health Care
352 Some South Street
Hermitage, PA 20258
Dear Ms. Smith:
With current CPR/First Aid certifications and 2 years of hands-on experience in personal care, I am eager to leverage my expertise to contribute to Cambridge Home Health Care in the role of a Home Health Aide. Cambridge Home Health Care’s dedication to provide exceptional home health services creates an ideal work environment for a passionate health care professionals like me.
I have a strong desire to work with elderly and individuals with disabilities. My experiences at my previous jobs have prepared me to perform HHA tasks efficiently. For instance, I am highly skilled in providing personal care to clients including oral hygiene, nail care, dressing, feeding, bathing and skin care. Furthermore, I am very expert in cooking nutritious meals, taking vital signs accurately, and assisting clients in the activities of daily living using different techniques.
Moreover, my superb communication skills and ability to work without supervision will make me a real asset to your organization. My enclosed resume contains more details about my skills and qualifications.
I’m excited about putting my talent to work for the clients of Cambridge Home Health Care and would welcome the opportunity to meet with you in person to discuss my qualifications in detail. I’ll call your office during the week of January 10 to set up a time of interview. In the mean time, I can be contacted at (012) 362-9874 or via email at maria @ email . com.
Thank you for your time and consideration.