An effective Cover Letter for CNA Resume or job application is a key of your success. It will work as a primary marketing tool of your skills and abilities so it must be written with a reader’s exact requirements in mind. In addition, it must be concise and standardized.

CNA Job Description

CNAs give direct care (medical and non-medical) to patients . They are normally supervised by registered nurses and frequently by LPNs within a healthcare setting. CNAs work in various healthcare facilities including hospitals, outpatient departments, long term care facilities, clinics and in personal homes.

The following cover letter sample for CNA job is designed in line with the current trends of the market. Feel free to modify it as per your requirements.


Certified Nursing Assistant Cover Letter Example


91 Example Street
Medford, MA 90239

November 19, 2014

Ms. Anna L. Smith,
Registered Nurse
ABC Healthcare
66 Example Avenue
Boston, MA 98888


Dear Ms. Smith:

Your Certified Nursing Assistant position demands the skills, abilities and ethics that I have developed during my professional work with different healthcare settings. An dedicated CNA with extensive experience in basic patient care, I am eager to leverage my skills and expertise to contribute to the well being of patients at ABC Healthcare.

I am a strong candidate for this job because I am highly skilled in performing all types of patient care activities such as dressing, bathing, toileting, feeding, moving patients to and from bed and wheelchairs, and assisting them in rehabilitative exercises. I am also able to take and document vital signs, weights, intake and output as delegated per facility protocols. In addition, I have a demonstrated ability to prepare and serve meals, assist patients with eating and accompany patients on appointments and visits. My enclosed resume will provide you with a complete snapshot of my skills which will be beneficial for your facility.

As you seek a CNA who can get a feel for patients and contribute to your different departments, I hope you will consider my credentials. I can be contacted at (000) 888-8888 or via email at [Email Address Here]. Moreover, I will call you next week to follow-up on my job application.

Thank you for your time and consideration.



Sara Smith, CNA

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