A cover letter for a ward clerk resume is the vital part of your job application package. In your ward clerk cover letter, emphasize on your skills in performing clerical and communication functions for the best functioning of the facility. Also, Draw attention towards your abilities as a receptionist to greeting and assisting those entering the ward, and coordinating activities of nursing unit with other departments of the facility.

The following example will give you a better start in your cover letter writing process. The bulleted points in the second paragraph might be changed as per job description.


Ward Clerk Cover Letter Sample

#17-115th Example Street
New York City, NY 65287

March 16, 2012

Ms. Jane Anderson
Ward Manager
St. Elizabeth Medical Center
Utica, NY 65287


Dear Ms. Anderson:

I am writing in response to your advertisement posted in the New York Star of 11 March for the position of Ward Clerk at St. Elizabeth Medical Center Utica. Due to your excellent standing in healthcare facilities, I am excited about the opportunity to contribute my skills and work as a part of your prestigious team.

I can bring a huge difference to your facility utilizing my skills in:
• Organizing and maintaining patients’ medical records
• Reviewing doctor’s order sheets at regular breaks
• Communicating with admitting office about admissions and discharges
• Ensuring correct patient recognition
• Communicating efficiently with employees, patients and visitors
• Initiating and updating dietary sheets
• Following up on maintenance requests

My personal qualities include; strong written and verbal communication as well as interpersonal skills, detail oriented, demonstrated ability to work independently and strong knowledge of medical terminology. The enclosed resume provides additional details regarding my qualifications, skills and accomplishments.

I’d be pleased to discuss my potential contribution to your ward team and look forward to meet with you for a personal interview. I will call you next week to follow-up. In the interim, you may contact me on [Contact #].

Thank you for your time and consideration.



Sara Smith

Enc. Resume