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

An effective cover letter for CNA job application is the key of your success. It works as a primary marketing tool of your skills and abilities, so it must be written in keeping with the employer’s exact requirements in mind. In addition, it must be concise and standardized.

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


Certified Nursing Assistant Cover Letter Sample


91 Example Street
Medford, MA 90239

October 23, 2016

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 through my professional work with different healthcare organizations. A dedicated CNA with extensive experience in basic patient care, I am eager to leverage my skills and expertise to contribute to ABC Healthcare’s long term mission.

I am a strong candidate for this job because I have a proven track record of performing all types of personal 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 adept at taking and documenting 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 them on appointments and visits. My enclosed resume will provide you with a complete snapshot of my talents which will be beneficial for your facility.

As you seek a CNA who can communicate with patients effectively and contribute to your different departments, I am confident you will consider my qualifications. I will call you next week to follow-up on my job application. Meanwhile I can be contacted at (000) 888-8888 or via email at sara @ email . com.

Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to speaking with you soon.



Sara Smith, CNA

Enc. Resume