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Cover Letter Sample for Medical Assistants

Category(ies): Professional Medical Assistant, Student Life, Job Search Tips

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Finding a job can be a stressful task. Once you graduate from a medical assistant school, you’ll want to get out into the workforce as soon as possible. If you’re having trouble finding a job, focus on the positive and prepare for your job search. One way to prepare for your future career is to write a stellar cover letter.

Cover letters can be hard to write, especially when you want your genuine personality and passion for your healthcare career to shine through. If you’re having trouble writing your cover letter, the Salter School is here to help you with a sample to use as you write your own.

Cover letters are usually the first thing the Human Resources Department or hiring manager views. Using a sample can help you get an idea of how to summarize your own medical assistant training and professional experiences. In today's age, a cover letter should be submitted electronically as a an email or a PDF file attached with your resume and application. Compose your letter wiith programs like Word or Google Docs. It's also a good idea to bring a hard copy of the letter, your resume, and a list of references with you when you go on a job interview. Remember to make sure that your cover letter presents your skills and your strong traits truthfully.

Below is a sample medical assistant cover letter you can use as a guide. If you need more ideas or help, stop by our Career Services Department! Don't hesitate to contact us at any time! Good luck with your medical assistant job search.

Medical Assistant Sample Resume 

Ms. Laura Palmer
1524 Shepard’s Lane
Malden, MA 01234
Phone: 609-123-4567


November 11, 2016

Julian Roberts, MD
1021 Perry Drive
Malden, MA 08905

Dear Dr. Roberts:

Please accept my application for the Medical Assistant position advertised on on November 11, 2016. My resume is enclosed for your review.

I recently graduated from the Salter School's 900-hour Professional Medical Assistant Program. At Salter School, I was fully trained in clinical and administrative tasks so that I am ready to enter this healthcare profession. I successfully completed a 180-hour clinical externship at the practice of Dr. Bradford in Malden, MA. If you wish to review the evaluation I received from Dr. Bradford, I would be happy to provide it along with my transcript from the Salter School. I am enthusiastic about healthcare and providing comfortable environments for patients!

If you would be kind enough to grant me the opportunity to meet with you, I will answer any questions you may have of me.

I look forward to hearing from you, and will call you next Monday to ask if we may arrange a time to meet in person.

Thank you for your consideration.




Laura Palmer

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