To Whom It May Concern:
I am writing to express my interest in a nursing position available at your location. I graduated from my nursing program in May of 2011, and have been a practicing registered nurse in the state for over a year and a half.
During my employment as a psychiatric nurse, I gained further experiences with management of medications, as well as coming across a range of physical and mental illnesses. I was able to prioritize my tasks and work closely with the physicians on call to manage any acute ...view middle of the document...
I have worked independently within a classroom of young children, handling emergency situations such as evacuations and injuries, while maintaining a calm environment. These experiences have helped me in the nursing field, allowing me the experiences of preparing for unexpected situations and the quick thinking that is required when working in a setting where rapid changes can occur.
I have over ten years of experience working with children, where I have collaborated with families and therapists on the planning of care for the development of children. The communication skills that I have refined throughout my teaching career have helped in the health care setting when discussing various treatments with patients as well as during discharge to explain any terms and directions in a way that can be easily understood. Working as part of a team in a large early childhood center for eight years has helped me to become comfortable discussing various issues with my colleagues as well as respecting their knowledge and input.
I look forward to an interview with you to discuss my education and experience. Please contact me at my address listed above. Thank you for your attention and consideration.