Geriatric Nurse Cover Letter Sample

Updated on: November 10, 2019

Many of us are not advocates of writing cover letters that we deem both unnecessary and a waste of time. They are neither.

Cover letters are necessary for the job application process because they highlight who we are.


We almost never get a chance to meet recruiters in person and tell them verbally how talented we are. Geriatric Nurse cover letters can do this for us without us having to be in their presence physically.

Working at any position requires responsibility, but some positions require it more than others.

Such as those in which human life and wellbeing are of the utmost importance. Like that of a nurse. So it is only reasonable to believe that cover letters written for these positions must be rich in content and possess insightful information.

For instance, a geriatric nurse will need to be very vocal (in print) about her knowledge of dealing with elderly patients and associated diseases, if s/he wants to be a successful applicant for a job.


See also: Geriatric Nurse Resume Sample


Geriatric Nurse Cover Letter Sample


Rhonda Capri
652 West Hollywood Street, Chesterland, OH 22369
(000) 254-8575
rhonda @ email . com

November 10, 2019

Sam Rockwell
Manager of Human Resources
Erickson Living
836 Avon Lane
Chesterland, OH 28300


Dear Mr. Rockwell:

While looking for a unique opportunity in nursing, I came across the vacant position for a geriatric nurse at Erickson Living. With the elderly population of our country soaring in recent years and your facility’s innovative endeavors in keeping up with this number to provide them with state-of-the-art geriatric care, I believe that Erickson Living is a complete winner. A success that I want to be part of.

My goal is simple – to assist your organization in handling the medical needs of your geriatric population. I offer 15 years of nursing experience, 10 of which have been spent in providing effective nursing care to elderly patients.

The list of my career successes is extensive but here are a few that will highlight my achievements:

• Singlehandedly set up and kick-started the geriatric ward of St. Peter’s Medical Center.
• Led Project Life, a dementia progression study that focused on stopping non-aggressive Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s in responsive patients.
• Created a series of generic geriatric care plans that can be tweaked to specific patient’s needs in accordance with physical and mental assessments.

The value that I can bring to your facility can only be explained in person, which is why I will call your office to set a meeting next Monday. I can be contacted at (000) 254-8575 if you need further information.

Thank you for your time and consideration.




Rhonda Capri