Position Overview

The main duty of a CNA in a healthcare facility is to provide personal care and assist residents in activities of daily living in the best possible way. The occupation of a certified nursing assistant is quite calm and satisfying. Entry level candidates for CNA position are required to have some formal education and a nursing assistance certification to obtain this position.

How to write a cover letter for an entry level certified nursing assistant?

In order to write a cover letter for an entry level CNA resume, with no prior experience in hand, you need to focus on your transferable skills gained through education and internships/externships. In addition, you should also mention your personal traits, compassionate nature and enthusiasm to work as a certified nursing assistant.

The following sample cover letter for CNA will help you make an effective job application package as an entry level job seeker.

CNA Cover Letter with No Experience


Sara Chris
43 Example Street
Houston, TX 98888
Cell: (999) 000-0003
Email: sara @ email . com

January 30, 2016

Mr. John Doe
Hospital Administrator
St Joseph’s Hospital
98 Park View
Houston, TX 69999


Dear Mr. Doe:

I am eager to become a part of St Joseph’s Hospital’s nursing staff in the role of a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). My Texas State CNA certification and six months’ internship makes me the right contender for this position.

Through my certification and internship, I have developed strong skills and expertise in:

• Assisting patients in daily activities such as grooming, bathing, eating and exercising
• Helping doctors and RNs during operations and treatments
• Taking vital signs such as temperature and blood pressure
• Performing administrative work such as filling insurance forms
• Answering telephone calls and clearing any doubts of patients and families

Furthermore, I have a natural talent to remain peaceful in emergency situations. My enclosed resume contains details about my specific skills in nursing assistance arena.

As a compassionate certified nursing assistant, I would welcome the opportunity to meet with you to talk about how my education, experience and skills would be valuable for St Joseph’s Hospital. I will contact you next week to confirm the receipt of my application and to see if an interview date can be arranged. In the mean time, I can be reached on my cell phone at (0000) 000-0003.

Thank you for your time and consideration.


Truly yours,

Sara Chris

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