A nursing assistant’s job is interesting and rewarding, but you do have to be prepared for hard work. You’ll be working under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, and helping her to take care of the patient’s needs.

When you are writing a cover letter for this position (with no prior experience), you need to mention your skills, knowledge and certification (if any) in nursing assistance.

The sample below will provide you with a good start in your cover letter writing process.

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Nursing Assistant Cover Letter With No Experience


Madison James
6110 Ilion Road
Hudson Falls, NY 62791
(222) 000-3333
Madison.james @ email .c om

June 5, 2014

Mr. Jayden Hall
Manager Human Resources
Hudson Falls Medical Hospital
301 Corona Road
Hudson Falls, NY 63990


Dear Mr. Hall:

I was referred to you by Mr. Clayton Bell who is the shift in-charge at Amult Hospital. He informed me that Hudson Falls Medical Center is actively seeking the services of nursing assistants for its health care programs. As I possess NY State approved nursing assistant course and well versed in assisting patients’ in activities of daily living, I can make an immediate contribution to your hospital.

During my training, I was taught extensively about direct and indirect patient care functions. Some of my key attributes include:

✔ Committed to assist multicultural residents with personal care; bathing, grooming, bed mobility, dressing, oral hygiene, eating and toileting
✔ Hands-on experience in taking vital signs and weights accurately
✔ Thorough understanding of Resident Bill of Rights
✔ Strong knowledge of recording accurate food and fluid intake
✔ Proficient in answering call lights promptly and determining residents’ needs

Monitoring the well-being of patients under my care is a priority for me and with the nursing education that I have been provided, I am optimistic of my ability to be a positive addition to your hospital.

As a capable and dependable nursing assistant, I would like to meet with you to further elaborate on my eligibility for this position. My references will attest my reliability and knowledge as a nursing assistant.I will call you after one week to check the status of my application.

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


Sincerely yours,

Madison James

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