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548 Montgomery Street
Lewes, DE 74412
December 21, 2016
Mr. Gary Oldman
45 Inlet Breeze Road
Lewes, DE 55285
Dear Mr. Oldman:
I am especially interested in working as a Hospital Clerk at Limestone Hospital because I feel that I have the capacity and experience to provide credence in this role, owing to extensive exposure to working in a large medical facility. With some background in medicine and a penchant for administrative and clerical work, I am positive that my addition to your team will be a sizeable one.
If you look through the broad range of my qualifications, I am sure you will be as convinced as I am that hiring me will be a great decision:
• Exceptionally well-qualified to handle patient admitting activities, with special focus on accurate intake and verification work.
• Highly experienced in preparing and compiling records of assigned units, focusing especially on the integrity and confidentiality of information.
• Well-versed in scheduling patient flow for both procedures and admissions, based on predetermined appointments systems.
If you have time to meet with me, I will be happy to provide you with a more insightful view of my abilities. I will call you next week to possibly set up an interview date and time. Until then, you may reach me at (000) 999-9999.
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