Icu RN resignation letters(5 samples)

This blog post will show you samples of “ICU RN resignation letters.”

Writing an “ICU RN resignation letter.”

When writing an “ICU RN resignation letter,” these are some of the things that you need to keep in mind.

  • The first step is to tell your employer about leaving the job and the final work date. Keep it short as the essential part of the letter is the Last Date of your work.
  • Indicate the reason you are leaving your job. It would be best to be polite as you will leave a positive impression on your employer. Maintain your composure when drafting the letter.
  • Finally, thank your employer for the position and the opportunities you have enjoyed during your work period.
  • Ensure you proofread your letter before sending it to your employer. You can send the letter to your family and friend to check for grammatical errors.

Sample 1:

“1st April 2012

Samantha Brown,

21, Garter Street,

Austin, TX

Dr Peter Shelby,

Medical Administrator,

Holy Cross Hospital,

Austin, TX

Dear Dr. Shelby,

With this letter, I would like to inform you about my decision of resigning from the post of Intensive Care Unit Nurse (ICU Nurse) at Holy Cross Hospital. My resignation would be effective 1st of April 2012, and my last day of employment would be 1st May, 2012.

I have decided to take up a position as A Senior ICU Nurse with St. Claire Hospital, this position provides me with a great opportunity to advance my nursing skills and knowledge and my career, which I found to be irresistible after due consideration.

Working at Holy Cross Hospital has been a rewarding experience, where I have learned new skills and nursing techniques. The growth and learning opportunities that have come my way at Holy Cross Hospital are invaluable and something I would remember throughout my career.

I would like to thank you, the hospital management and my co-workers for allowing me the opportunity of working with a great medical team and would like to wish you and Holy Cross Hospital the best in future. I would ensure that a smooth handover of responsibilities takes place and would also be willing to assist in the training of my replacement.

Once again I would like to thank you for your support during my service.

Yours sincerely,

 Samantha Brown”

Sample 2:

“Ms. Misty Travis, RPN

3132 Transit Blvd.

Aberdeen, SD 57402

(555) 555-5555

April 4th, 2017

Mr. Eric Furlough

Hospital Administrator

Aberdeen General Hospital

12 Pemberton Pl.

Aberdeen, SD 57402

Dear Mr. Furlough,

I am writing this letter to formally resign from my position as an ICU Nurse at Aberdeen GH. As per my contract, I am issuing my notice of resignation 4 weeks in advance of my last day of work, which will be on the 4th of May.

During the two years that I have been working at Aberdeen GH, I have learned how to work with a team to ensure that every patient gets the care that they need. Your staff is unrelenting in their commitment and, with your considerate direction, this hospital is consistently able to triumph over the adversity it faces daily.

Over the next month, I would be glad to help out in the hiring and training of my successor, if that would be helpful.

Thank you for all that you have done on my behalf. I wish you and everyone at Aberdeen GH continued success in the future.


Misty Travis, RPN

ICU Nurse”

Sample 3:

“Randolf Peters, RN

42 Rosebud Pl.

Beverly Hills, CA 90210

(555) 555-5555

January 2nd, 2017

Dr. Wendy Davies


Norwich Hospital

PO Box 001

Little Rock, AR 72217

Please accept this letter as the formal two weeks notice of my resignation from the position of ICU RN at Norwich Hospital. My last day of employment will be January 16th, 2017.

It has been a pleasure working at Norwich Hospital, and it has been a valuable learning experience. As you know, this was my first professional position as a nurse. Over the past three years, getting to know the regular patients and seeing how much they trusted our doctors made me appreciate how lucky I was to be working here.

Thank you from the bottom of my heart for being so welcoming and patient with me when you took me on as a new hire. My training was extremely thorough and contained lifelong lessons. I feel that my development as a caregiver has grown tremendously and I thank you for that.

If there is any way that I can be of extra service over the next two weeks, do not hesitate to ask me.

Thank you again.

Sincerely Yours,

Randolf Peters”

Sample 4:

“March 1, 2017

Dear Ron,

This letter serves as a formal notice of resignation from my position as an ICU Registered Nurse I at Valley Hospital. My final day of work will be March 22, 2017.

Please advise if there are any additional steps that I can take during the final weeks of my employment to ease the transition.

It has been an honor to work with such a dedicated group of caregivers.


Joan Armitage”

Sample 5:

“Your Name, RN (include other proper certifications/degrees as well)

Your Address

Your City, State, Zip Code

Your Phone Number

Your Email


Miranda Bailey (Your Manager’s Name)

Chief of Surgery (Their Proper Title)

Grey/Sloane Memorial Hospital (Healthcare Provider Company Name)


City, State, Zip Code

Dear Mr./Ms. Bailey:

I am writing to inform you of my intent to resign from the position of ICU/Critical Care RN at Grey/Sloane Memorial Hospital, effective two weeks from tomorrow.  My last day of work will be May 30, 2019.

Working in the ICU at the Grey/Sloane Memorial has been wonderful and rewarding in many ways, and I wish all of the staff the best of luck in the future. Thank you for the opportunity to work with such a dedicated and talented group of professionals. I will always be grateful for my time here.

Please let me know if I can assist in the transition in any way.

Respectfully yours,

Your Signature”

Frequently Asked Questions:

How do you write a resignation letter for a registered nurse?

How to Write (Format) Your nursing resignation letter should include a formal letterhead and salutation, an introduction, at least one body paragraph, a conclusion, a formal sign-off, your signature, and your typed name. In your letter, you will declare your resignation and give a precise last date of work.

Do nurses need to give four weeks’ notice?

It’s always best practice to give at least two weeks’ notice. In some situations, you might want to give a 3-4 week notice, especially if the schedules are made that far in advance.

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