Position Overview

Private duty nurses are either an RN or LPN. They are responsible for giving one-on-one direct patient care to children or adults  in their private homes. Besides nursing tasks, they must be able to compile documentation regarding care provided  to patients in a timely manner. They need to contacted with the agency to provide them with the up-to-date status of client/patient.

In the following covering letter for Private Duty Nurse, the job hunter shows the recruiter that she knows the fundamentals of this profession i.e. to watch out of a residents during revival from a sickness, mishap, or injury – focusing wholly on that patient.


Private Nurse Cover Letter Sample


Sara Smith, RN
74 Example Street
Houston, TX 36999
(999) 999-9999

January 15, 2016

Mr. John Doe
Hiring Manager
Houston Nursing Inc.
4 Vine Street
Houston, TX 32587


Dear Mr. Doe:

In response to your job posting for a private duty nurse on your website, I want to submit my resume because I am fully equipped to fill this position. I am a registered nurse in good status and possess 5 years’ general duty nursing experience at Texas Community Hospital.

As indicated in my resume, I am a committed and dynamic nursing professional with a demonstrated expertise in implementing nursing care plans according to professional nursing standards. In addition, I am well versed in assessing client condition continuously, and reporting and documenting any changes in the client’s condition.

Besides nursing care duties, I am also able to clean and maintain medical equipment to ensure a safe and healthy environment. Over and above, I am willing to perform additional task based on the client’s medical condition and plan of care.

It will be a great pleasure to meet with you at your earliest to discuss this in detail. I can be reached at (999) 999-9999 so we can arrange a meeting date that is suitable for you.

I am grateful for you reading my cover letter and considering me for Private Nurse job at Houston Nursing Inc.



Sara Smith, RN

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