In a cover letter for licensed practical nurse resume, you should mention that you possess the required skills and a license from the state, province or country where you desire to work.

In addition, you may write about your knowledge and aptitude to carry out simple as well as complex nursing tasks under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or a physician.

Following is an effective cover letter template for LPN or Licensed Practical Nurse.


LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) Cover Letter Template


565 South Street
Vaughan, ON D9F 3C9

January 11, 2016

Mr. John K. Smith
Hiring Manager
St Mary Hospital
223 Ada Boulevard
Oshawa, ON S1A 3C7


Dear Mr. Smith:

Due to my passion of caring for people who are sick, injured, convalescent and disabled, I am submitting my resume as a job application for the position of Licensed Practical Nurse at St Mary Hospital. Along with my Ontario’s approved training program in practical nursing and five years’ practical work experience, I am confident in my ability to become an important member of St Mary Hospital’s nursing staff.

As indicated on my resume, I have a track record of providing basic bedside care, and measuring and recording patients’ vitals such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration.  Specifically, I am well versed in:

● Keeping patients and families informed while maintaining confidentially

● Managing electronic medical records

● Preparing and giving injections and enemas, and dressing wounds

All of these skills would be extremely beneficial to St Mary Hospital. Obtaining a licensed practical nurse position at your hospital will enable me to pursue my commitment to get excellence in the field of nursing.

I am eager to utilize my patient care acumen, enthusiasm and expertise, and look forward the opportunity to meet with you in order to discuss this position in detail. I will contact you after few days to follow up. If there is any other information you would like me to provide, please feel free to contact me at (210) 210-9999 or via email at (email).

Thank you for your time and consideration.


Sincerely yours,

Sara Chris, L.P.N.

Enc: Resume