Graduate Nurse Cover Letter Tips

A cover letter is the most important part of a new graduate nurse job application set or portfolio.

In your letter, highlight the key parts of your resume that will help you contribute to the prospective facility. In addition, mention your most relevant skills and show your enthusiasm to work for a specific employer.

As resumes for Graduate Nurse position often follow a standard format, therefore a cover letter is a opportunity for you to highlight your enthusiasm and relate your interests and skills to the employer’s needs.



Sample Cover Letter for Graduate Nurse Resume



Alvina Anderson
51 Example Street
Syracuse, NY 65287
(210) 000-6666
alvina.a @ email . com

October 27, 2017

Ms. Jane Anderson
Senior Manager Human Resources
St. Joseph’s Hospital
254 South Street
Syracuse, NY 02122


Dear Ms. Anderson:

With my brilliant educational background, exceptional patient care skills, and hands-on nursing internship experience, I am eager to contribute to St. Joseph’s Hospital in the role of a Graduate Nurse.

Through my education and internship, I have gained strong knowledge and skills in:

• Assessing the patient’s state of health
• Developing nursing diagnosis
• Implementing nursing actions and evaluating patient response
• Formulating holistic plan of nursing care
• Coordinating services of all health care team members

I have demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service to both patients and families. I am also well versed with nature and quality of all nursing care that a patient receives as well as highly skilled in providing patient and family with health education and emotional support. My enclosed resume details my qualifications and nursing skills.

As a diligent and enthusiastic nurse, I am eager to discuss your graduate nurse position and learn more about your expectations from Student Nurse position. I will call you after few days to follow-up and set-up suitable date and time to arrange an interview.

Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to hearing from you soon.



Alvina Anderson

(000) 201-3621

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