In a two-part assignment, submitted in weeks 6 and 8, you will create a job portfolio that highlights your exemplary nursing career. In Week 6, you will focus on creating a cover letter and personal statement. Create a cover letter for your portfolio. Imagine that you are interviewing for a nurse manager position in your institution. Write a cover letter, containing at least two-paragraphs, explaining why you want to be a nurse manager and why you are the best candidate for the position. Review how to prepare an effective cover letter  There are many online resources to help you.  You may find particularly useful.  You may use one of the following templates for your cover letter or develop one of your own. – Cover letter 1 – Cover letter 2 State your nursing beliefs. Some employers ask you to include a personal statement.  To complete this section, create a separate document with the following three main headings: Each section should be at least one paragraph long.

Cover Letter

[Your Name]
[City, State, ZIP]
[Email Address]
[Phone Number]

[Recipient’s Name]
[Recipient’s Position]
[Institution Name]
[City, State, ZIP]

Dear [Recipient’s Name],

I am writing to express my strong interest in the nurse manager position at [Institution Name]. With a passion for nursing and a proven track record of leadership and excellence in patient care, I believe I am the ideal candidate for this role.

First and foremost, I have always been drawn to the field of nursing management. As a nurse manager, I would have the opportunity to make a positive impact on patient outcomes and drive organizational excellence. The prospect of leading a team, mentoring and supporting fellow nurses, and implementing best practices to improve patient care excites and motivates me. I have witnessed firsthand how effective nursing management can transform healthcare delivery, and I am eager to contribute my skills and expertise to further enhance the quality of care at [Institution Name].

Furthermore, my qualifications and experience make me well-suited for the nurse manager position. With [number] years of experience as a registered nurse, I have developed a comprehensive understanding of the multifaceted nature of healthcare. Throughout my career, I have consistently demonstrated my ability to handle complex responsibilities, manage diverse teams, and adapt to the ever-evolving healthcare landscape. I have a proven track record of exceptional performance, as evidenced by consistently positive patient feedback and recognition from my peers and superiors.

In my current role as a [current job title] at [Current Institution], I have successfully led a team of nurses in delivering high-quality patient care while ensuring adherence to industry regulations and best practices. I have collaborated with interdisciplinary teams to implement evidence-based practices and improve patient outcomes. Additionally, I have effectively managed resources, including staffing, budgeting, and scheduling, to optimize patient flow and operational efficiency. My leadership skills, coupled with my strong clinical background, have enabled me to foster a culture of growth, collaboration, and excellence within my team.

Moreover, I possess a strong educational foundation to support my clinical expertise. I hold a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from [University Name], where I gained a comprehensive understanding of nursing theory, research, and evidence-based practice. My ongoing commitment to professional growth is evident in my pursuit of a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree, with a focus on nursing leadership and management. This advanced education has equipped me with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively navigate the challenges and complexities of healthcare leadership.

In conclusion, I am confident that my passion for nursing, exceptional leadership abilities, and commitment to delivering high-quality patient care make me the best candidate for the nurse manager position at [Institution Name]. I am excited about the opportunity to contribute to the success of your organization and look forward to the possibility of joining your team. Thank you for considering my application.


[Your Name]