Physician Assistant Cover Letter Writing Tips

Develop your Physician Assistant Cover Letter as if you are presenting a solution to the employer. Present your skill set, experience and abilities in way to show yourself a perfect candidate for their position.

With the intention of making it easier for the employer to see that you are a good match for the Physician Assistant position, your letter must answer these four questions for the reader:

➜ Why are you writing? To convey interest regarding the position and to submit your resume for their consideration

➜ What would you bring to organization as a Physician Assistant? Make sure you reaffirm the position description in a few words before you state how you fit the position

➜ Why are you particularly in the position and the specific organization? Employers like candidates who appear to be truly interested in their work and who seems to be concerned in making a noteworthy time commitment to the employer

➜ How you plan to follow up? This is the last and possibly the easiest part of the letter. This will show your pledge to your work and your proactive sptitude

Following is a great cover letter sample for the position of Physician Assistant. This sample is also suitable for entry level candidates having no prior experience in this field. Fresh graduates have to draw attention towards their strengths in the bullet statements of second paragraph.


Cover Letter for Physician Assistant Resume


59 Example 4th Street
Annapolis, MD 65998

October 6, 2013

Dr. Arnold Jones
Medical Superintendent
Arundel Medical Center
21 West Street
Annapolis, MD 62998


Dear Dr. Jones:

I am writing to express a keen interest in the Physician Assistant position at Arundel Medical Center, and to submit my resume for your consideration. Along with my Bachelor’s degree, certification by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), and 2 years of hands-on experience in this field, I have the capability to efficiently serve the patients in your facility.

According to the requirements stated in your job description, you need a highly skilled individual to fill this Physician Assistant position. Following are some highlights of my strengths which uniquely qualifies me for this position:

• In-depth knowledge of reviewing patients’ medical histories
• Highly skilled in performing physical exams to check patients’ health
• Track record of making initial diagnoses relating to a patient’s injury or illness
• Comprehensive knowledge of ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, including x-rays or blood tests
• Proven record of setting broken bones and giving immunizations
• Demonstrated ability to counsel patients and their families

Furthermore, I have good communication and interpersonal skills in addition to a high attention to detail. My enclosed resume contains complete details about my qualifications and skills complementing to your requirements.

As an resourceful and talented Physician Assistant, I am eager to discuss your position and to learn more about the Arundel Medical Center. I will call you next week to follow-up and see if it is appropriate to arrange an interview. In the meantime, I can be reached at (999) 555-5555.

Thank you for your time and consideration.



Abbie Anderson

Enc. Resume