Cover Letter Tips for Medical
Job searches can be a bit overwhelming, but taking the right steps can help to take some of the stress out of the process. The following tips can help you approach finding jobs in Medical with confidence.
1. Informational interviews can be valuable exercises. These are meetings with people who already work in the industries and/or companies you are interested in. Remember that youre gathering information, though. Youre not trying to convince someone to hire you during an informational interview.
2. Control your online presence. The Internet has become completely integrated with daily life, and most employers now include searches of applicants online identities and exposure as part of the hiring process. Scrub your social media accounts and webpages to ensure no embarrassing or compromising information is publicly available.
3. Make full use of your networks. Reach out to everyone you know coworkers, friends and family. You may be surprised by just who in your circles has access to people or information that could greatly improve your chances of quickly landing jobs in Medical.
4. Read professional journals and other career resources to stay current on developments in your chosen fields. Professional journals are also sometimes great ways to learn about job openings.
5. Attend job fairs. This one is a no-brainer, but its worth remembering. Search the Internet and check out local news to find job fairs before they happen.
April 1, 2007
Human Resources Manager
St. Marie's Hospital
1200 Main St
Dear Mr. Jones,
I was pleased to learn of your need for an ICU Staff Nurse, as my career goals and expertise are directly in line with this opportunity. My experience and eduation have provided me with excellent knowledge of ICU practices, acute patient care, family relations, staff development, and other relevant skills required of an effective team member.
The following are highlights of my qualifications and accomplishments:
- Extensive patient care experience in ICU, CCU, Emergency, and Medical Surgical Environments.
- In-depth knowledge in administration that includes admissions, assessment, treatment, referral, and education for a wide-range of patients.
- Frequent commendations by patients and families for providing exceptional care.
- Employee awards for dedication, excellent performance, leadership, and patient advocacy.
My strong initiative and exceptional organizational skills, combined with my ability to work well under pressure, will enable me to make a substantial contribution to St. Marie's hospital. I believe that a challenging environment such as yours will provide an excellent opportunity for me to best utilize my skills while contributing to the healthcare community, patients, and their families.
Enclosed is my resume for your review. I welcome the opportunity to discuss with you personally how my skills and strengths can best serve your hospital.
Beverly M. Jones