If you are looking for a role as a Nurse Practitioner then you will have completed your Nursing qualifications and done your training ready to begin in a practitioner role. A practitioner role is usually held within a Doctors surgery/GP and as part of this role as well as performing nursing duties such as taking blood, doing blood pressure, asthma assessments, injections etc you will be supporting the GPs on seeing patients with other medical illnesses and problems. A nurse practitioner is able to assess a patients problems before handing them over to a doctor if it is something he/she is unable to deal with.
If you are ready to apply for a role as a Nurse Practitioner please see the below covering letter example:
Nurse Practitioner Cover Letter
Mr. A. Employee
1, My House
Mrs. A. Manager
Application for the role of Nurse Practitioner
I would like to apply for the role of Nurse Practitioner that I have seen advertised in (where) and (when).
I qualified as a Nurse in (what year) and (from where) and I began my training at (where, doing what, give a brief summary here of what you have been doing, what you have learnt etc). I then began on further training and qualifications to become a nurse practitioner and having qualified in (when) I would now like to pursue my career in this role I am seeking a new challenge.
Having researched your practice I feel that I would fit in very well with transferable skills and I have had a lot of experience to date with patients and colleagues. I like to continue with learning and keeping up to date with new medical issues and medicines.
I have excellent communication skills and feel that I am good at listening and providing patients with any help and support that they may require. I am a very organised person who likes to ensure that all my paperwork and records are kept up to date and accurate at all times. I am familiar with both computerised and manual record systems and eager to learn any new ways or systems necessary.
Please find attached my CV. Should you be interested in my skills, please do not hesitate to contact me and I will be happy to answer any questions that you may have.
Thank you for taking the time to read my letter and CV. I look forward to hearing from you.