A cover letter for a ward clerk resume is the vital part of your job application package. In your letter, emphasize on your skills in performing clerical and communication functions for the best functioning of the facility. Also, Draw attention towards your abilities to greet and assist those entering the ward, and coordinate 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.
#17 Example Street
New York City, NY 65287
March 30, 2015
Ms. Jane Anderson
St. Elizabeth Medical Center
Utica, NY 65287
Dear Ms. Anderson:
I am writing in response to your advertisement posted in the New York Times for the position of Ward Clerk at St. Elizabeth Medical Center. Due to your excellent standing in healthcare facilities, I am excited about the opportunity to utilize e relevant skills to contribute to your prestigious team.
As you can note from the enclosed resume, 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
• 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 contains additional details regarding my qualifications, skills and accomplishments.
I’d be pleased to discuss my potential contribution to your team and look forward to meeting with you in a personal interview. I will call you next week to follow-up. In the interim, you may contact me at (000) 888-0987.
Thank you for your time and consideration.