Cover letter for an outpatient nurse (4 samples)

This blog post will show samples of “cover letters for an outpatient nurse position.”

Examples of outpatient nurse cover letters

To get an outpatient nurse position, you need a well-written cover letter that showcases your passion for and dedication to the industry. When writing an outpatient nurse cover letter, these are some of the essential things to include in your letter:

  • Address the employer with a formal salutation. For example, “Dear/Hello (name of the recipient or hiring manager).”
  • The next step is to state the position you are applying for and how you found the opening. 
  • Write a short sentence about why you’re interested in the position.
  • State your skills and work experience; ensure they are similar to the job position. When stating your skills, provide the accomplishment you have achieved. 
  • Conclude your letter with a forward-looking statement. For example, “I look forward to discussing the position further.”

Sample 1: “Outpatient nurse cover letters”

“642 Hirthe Rapids

Deshawnville, TX 10608

Dear Lennox Barrows,

In response to your job posting for a registered nurse outpatient, I am including this letter and my resume for your review.

In my previous role, I was responsible for nursing care to patients within the nursing unit, utilizing special skills, knowledge, and judgment in observing and reporting the symptoms and conditions of the patient.

I reviewed the requirements of the job opening and I believe my candidacy is an excellent fit for this position. Some of the key requirements that I have extensive experience with include:

  • Med Surg Experience Strongly Preferred
  • Previous Pre and Post surgery experience preferred
  • Oncology Nurse (OCN) certification
  • Outpatient Surgery experience preferred
  • Burn, reconstructive, pediatric, or clinical nursing experience preferred
  • Requires Ohio-licensed RN with eligibility for licensure in states as needed for outreach and telemedicine
  • American Red Cross or American Heart Association Pediatric Life Support Course (PALS) and certification
  • ONS Chemotherapy Provider – Preferred

Thank you in advance for taking the time to read my cover letter and to review my resume.


Morgan Beatty”

Sample 2: “Outpatient nurse cover letters”

“115 Samira Squares

New Jamaalview, AZ 74864-4839

Dear Sutton Schmitt,

Please consider me for the registered nurse outpatient opportunity. I am including my resume which lists my qualifications and experience.

Previously, I was responsible for nursing care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety and age-related criteria pertinent to the patients served in his/her assigned area.

Please consider my experience and qualifications for this position:

  • Chemotherapy/Oncology experience preferred
  • Current active, full, and unrestricted New York State Registered Nurse license
  • Daily nursing tasks, preparing clinic for patients to be seen by provider
  • Process patient referrals / Prior Auths for ancillary testing and medications
  • Stays current in best practices for scope of clinical practice and participates in performance improvement practices projects
  • The RN will lead the clinical team during their shift and work in direct collaboration with the providers, setting triage workflow for the team
  • Clinical Practice & Case Management- Provides safe therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way, in a physician practice or other outpatient setting
  • Radiofrequency Ablations

Thank you in advance for taking the time to read my cover letter and to review my resume.


Parker Mills”

Sample 3: “Outpatient nurse cover letters”

“(Manager’s Name)

HR Manager

Company Name

Company Address


Dear Mr./Mrs./Ms. (Manager’s Name)

I’m pleased to be writing to you today regarding my application for the nursing position advertised on (Website Name). I believe my qualifications and experience make me an ideal candidate for this job.

I have a Master’s Degree in nursing and 8+ years of proven experience effectively and efficiently managing both patients and staff. I am an extremely organized, calm, and patient professional with excellent healthcare skills. I have a passion for providing quality care to patients, and the necessary leadership skills to inspire other staff members to strive to provide above standard levels of service.

In my present role as registered nurse at Virginia Veteran’s Hospital, I am tasked with evaluating the medical conditions of up to 20 patients daily, and developing and directing a rotational system to manage the care of patients and otherwise coordinate workforce management.  During this time I’ve been recognized as a dedicated, ambitious, and reliable person who has the ability to work without supervision.

In addition, my four years of of experience as an Assistant Nurse at Corlinas Medical Centre helped me realize and implement clinical duties I learned during the course of my education. While employed there, I was commended for proficiently handling difficult situations with patients and their family members.

I believe a relationship with your company would be mutually beneficial, as I am seeking a challenging work environment where I can utilize my skills to the fullest extent. I look forward to hearing from you, and would love to explain my skills further during an interview. Please find a detailed account of my work history in the attached resume.



Sample 4: “Outpatient nurse cover letters”

“Dear Mr. Bianchi:

As a skilled Registered Nurse with comprehensive experience providing nursing services to a wide variety of patients within critical care environments, I am pleased to present the enclosed resume. My background in supporting patient care will allow me to substantially assist Klahown Medical Center in meeting—and exceeding—its healthcare goals.

My background includes preparing surgical rooms and equipment, utilizing highly technical devices / equipment, monitoring patient progress, and communicating with cross-functional medical teams to coordinate all aspects of patient care. Tracking patient vitals, maintaining detailed patient and procedure records, and providing overarching bedside nursing support are just a few of the many tasks I perform each day, consistently providing a superior level of compassionate patient care.

Highlights of my experience include the following:

Providing comprehensive nursing support in a wide variety of surgical cases, including general, orthopedic, neuro and spine, ENT, gynecological, plastic, vascular, urological, and endoscopic procedures.

Consistently demonstrating solid commitment to providing quality patient care in alignment with nursing philosophy, organizational standards, and legal regulations.

Communicating effectively across diverse medical teams to ensure appropriate and necessary patient care; tracking patient progress and reports.

Achieving credentials as a Certified Critical Care Nurse (CCRN) and a Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN); possessing a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing.

With my expertise in managing patient care and support, I am confident that I can greatly contribute to your organization. I look forward to discussing this opportunity and my qualifications in more detail. Thank you for your consideration; I look forward to hearing from you.


Felicia S. Tucker”

Frequently Asked Questions: Examples of outpatient nurse cover letters

What should a cover letter include?

“My previous formal and informal experience has prepared me well for this role. I am a self-starter and I’m extremely patient. I have great communication skills and most importantly my priority is the safety and well-being of the children. In addition to those skills, I also have creative problem-solving skills.”

How do I write a cover letter for a nurse?

“I am confident my education, experience, and transferable skills such as my leadership qualities and organizational abilities, qualify me for this position. I offer two years of experience, dedication, and a talent for motivating patients to achieve success.”

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