Round out your job application with a professional cover letter. We have plenty of info about cover letters and how to write your own, but if you are specifically looking to work as a Nurse Case Manager, you’ve come to the right place.
As a case manager, hiring managers will want to hear personal stories about how you’ve helped people. In your interview, have a great example in mind.
Use our cover letter sample as a reference for your own, or fill in the template with your information. If, however, you want a cover letter professionally written just for you, then try out our cover letter builder.
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- Nurse Case Manager Cover Letter (Image)
- Nurse Case Manager Cover Letter (Text Format)
- 5 Tips for Writing a Cover Letter
Nurse Case Manager Cover Letter (Image)
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Nurse Case Manager Cover Letter (Text Format)
142 Durham Blvd.
Cambridge, NY, 94301 United States
March 21, 2017
Hiring Manager’s Name
341 Company Address
Cambridge, NY, 94301
Dear [Hiring Manager’s Name],
My name is Joanne Wilson, and I am a certified Nurse Case Manager with 7+ years of experience working with and assisting patients suffering from long-term illnesses and diseases. While I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at Teresa St. John Hospital, I would like to apply for the Patient Navigator position at Sunnyvale Clinic.
During my tenure at Teresa St. John Hospital and Bluebird Clinic, I helped patients that suffered from complex chronic illnesses by arranging their medical care plans. This required extensive research, planning, and foresight to ensure my patients received the best care possible. To provide a more in-depth look of my work experience, I’ve included three accomplishments from my resume below:
- Plan for the successful discharge of patients with complex and chronic illnesses like congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and dementia
- Reduced emergency services costs by 10% by reducing medically unnecessary admissions, length of patient stays, and readmissions
- Arrange primary care, hospice care, medical equipment for discharges to home care, or coordinate transitions to Assisted Living or Skilled Nursing Facilities
Sunnyvale Clinic’s emphasis on providing the most affordable care plans to their patients is admirable. I believe putting the patient’s needs first should be the top priority of any healthcare institution. This attention to their well-being resonates strongly with me, and I would gladly contribute to this end as Sunnyvale’s new nurse case manager.
The prospect of working at Sunnyvale Clinic is thrilling, and I would like to schedule a time to interview as soon as possible. Please contact me at [Phone] or via Email at [Email] so we can arrange a suitable time. Thank you for your time and consideration; I look forward to hearing from you.
5 Tips for Writing a Cover Letter
1. Start off Strong: In your introduction, you should include your name, experience, and intent. While you don’t need to be overly specific, briefly mentioning what kind of experience you have is important. For example, this applicant worked with “patients suffering from long-term illnesses” for 7+ years. This information will grab the nurse recruiter’s attention.
2. Talk About Yourself: In your second paragraph, explain what you’ve done in your previous or current roles that makes you an asset. Elaborate on your achievements, and be clear about what diseases, illnesses, etc. you are specialized in.
Elaborate on your achievements, and be clear about what diseases, illnesses, etc. you are specialized in.
3. Include Detailed Work Experience: Using a bullet point list, list three noteworthy achievements from your Professional Experience section of your resume. This will help convince nurse recruiters that you are the right fit, and it will make your cover letter stand out from the rest.
4. Brag About Their Hospital: Working in the medical and healthcare industries is tough; congratulate them for their efforts, and mention how you can contribute or why you want to work there.
5. End with Your Details: Be sure to conclude your cover letter with your contact details, mention that you’re thrilled at the prospect of working there, and ask to set up an interview as soon as possible.
Dear Mr. Bryan,
I am writing to respond to the advertisement for a case manager at Associated Centers for Therapy, Inc. I have three years of experience working as a case manager at Parkside Behavioral Health and have a strong understanding of what constitutes best practices. In addition to my experience, I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and extensive knowledge of area community resources.
I currently manage a caseload of seventy-five adults who have severe and persistent mental illnesses. I work as a part of the overall treatment team and meet weekly to staff individual cases. Together, we identify problem areas for individual clients and I follow up with needs assessments and evaluations.
As with other populations, people who have mental health issues often face discrimination when searching for housing and other resources. I have built a good contact list for housing for people with diagnoses and am able to assist my clients with the application process. I also help indigent clients access pharmaceutical assistance programs and food resources.
I have heard good things about Associated Centers for Therapy and would enjoy working for your agency as a case manager. I am requesting you contact me soon. I can be reached by phone.