Medical Assistant Cover Letter and Resume Sample

Updated on March 2, 2018

Position Overview

A Medical Assistant performs clerical and medical assisting tasks to run the office efficiently.

Specific responsibilities include answering phones, scheduling appointments, filling forms, handling mail, organizing hospital admissions, providing laboratory services, and managing billing and secretarial tasks.

Below is a great cover letter and resume sample for a medical assistant job.

This combination will assist you with building an effective job application set.

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Medical Assistant Cover Letter Sample



Sara Chris

555 Richmond Hill Street, Vaughan, ON D9V 6V9
(000) 236-8512
sara.chris @ email . com

March 2, 2018

Ms. Claire Smith
Clinic Administrator
St. Louis Community Clinic
333 Ada Boulevard
London, ON 7P2 H7W


Dear Ms. Smith:

I am responding to your job posting for a Medical Assistant located on your website. My associate’s degree in medical assisting and strong clerical skills coupled with hands-on experiences makes me a perfect contender. If hired, I will add value to your clinic’s operations owing to my dedication and commitment to achieve the patient care targets.

Through my extensive experiences, I developed expertise in taking and recording vital signs, keeping care of the treatment rooms, maintaining records of the office and patients, preparing patients for treatment and performing preliminary physical tests.

I am known to maintain a secure and organized work environment by establishing and following predefined standards and procedures. Also, I possess outstanding verbal/written communication and organization skills, aptitude to maintain privacy and have a patient-focused approach.

I look forward to meeting with you to discuss how my knowledge will be helpful for your Clinic. I will be contented to come to your office on any weekday morning to meet you. In case you have any questions about my credentials, you can reach me at (000) 129-9009.

Thank you for your time and consideration.




Sara Chris

Enc. Resume



Medical Assistant Resume Sample



Sara Chris

555 Richmond Hill Street, Vaughan, ON D9V 6V9
(000) 236-8512
sara.chris @ email . com

Medical Assistant

Bringing a high level of energy, great attention to detail, and exceptional problem-solving skills.

Patient-focused and compassionate Medical Assistant with more than 9 years’ progressive experience with busy healthcare settings. Well-versed in providing basic medical support, taking medical histories and performing clerical tasks. A friendly and active individual who is Known for providing excellent customer service to visitors, patients, and families. Bilingual: English/French.


✓ Scheduling appointments✓ Drawing blood✓ Administering injections
✓ Taking vitals✓ Medical terminology✓ Communication
✓ Exam room preparation✓ Ordering supplies✓ Customer service


Medical Assistant | ABC Hospital, Toronto, ON | 2009 – present
• Take patients’ medical histories and record vitals
• Prepare patients for examinations,
• Assist physicians throughout examinations
• Dispose of used supplies
•  Sterilize medical instruments
• Instruct patients regarding medications and special diets
• Give details of medical procedures to patients
• Collect and arrange laboratory specimens
• Perform basic laboratory tests

Medical Assistant | St. Paul Clinic, Windsor, ON | 2006 – 2009
• Organized examination room instruments and apparatus
• Took electrocardiograms, eliminate sutures, and change dressings of patients
• Kept waiting and examining rooms orderly and clean
• Obtained and maintained supplies and equipment
• Prepared and administered medications
• Approved drug refills and telephone prescriptions to a pharmacy
• Drew blood and prepare patients for x-rays

City College, Windsor, ON – 2005
Associate of Science in Medical Assisting

Current BLS and CPR

• MS Windows, Word, Excel and Outlook

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