The below cover letter sample demonstrates how NICU Nurses can sell themselves by discussing their experience and credentials.
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As a passionate and empathetic Neonatal Nurse, I am interested learning more about your open position in the NICU. With my specialized experience, a Master’s degree in Nursing and over 7 years of hands-on experience working with babies born with various health issues at South Baptist Hospital, I would be an asset to your NICU team.
Throughout my career, I have developed expertise in newborn care, documentation, and family education. Moreover, my intense training has armed me with a unique skill set, perfect for the high-demanding ICU. I excel at:
- Facilitating a speedy recovery for premature infants and babies with birth defects.
- Implementing treatment plans determined by physicians including daily patient care, medication dosages, and unit telemetry monitoring.
- Building a trusting relationship with mothers and patient family members through empathy and compassion.
My resume is attached for your consideration. Please also find a few recommendations from physicians I have worked with in the past. I would love to speak with you in person about the role and I invite you to reach out to schedule a meeting.
Thank you for your time and consideration.
Keywords for NICU / Neonatal Professionals
- Patient Relations
- Preventative Medicine
- Rehabilitation Services
- Wellness Programs
- Emergency Medical Services
- Continuity of Care
- Case Management
- Caregiver Assignments
- Clinical Team Leadership
- Patient Counseling (or Advisement)
- Patient Medical Data Analysis
- High-Risk Patient Assessments