Dear Ms. Mary Brookman,
I am applying for the position of Dietetic Assistant with UCLA Health System and my credentials match the requirements listed in your posting.
I have a bachelor’s degree in dietetics that included courses on clinical nutrition, food science and food service management. I am certified as a dietitian and have extensive knowledge of nutrition, therapeutic diets and medical nutrition therapy. I also have good computer skills with knowledge of MS programs such as Word and spreadsheets. I have good clerical skills with the ability to answer phone calls, emails and to keep excellent records on the patients.
I have the ability to work closely with the dietitians to gather information and to evaluate the nutritional needs of the patients in order to create specific diets that will address their individual needs. I can work with patients and teach them about proper nutrition. I can also provide them with advice on how to make healthy choices.
I am compassionate and I have the patience to work with patients having a hard time adhering to a strict diet. I understand that it can be difficult for many people to make lifestyle changes that involve following a diet plan. The attached resume contains a complete look at my experience, training and skills relevant to this position and I am confident that I am the best candidate for the job.
You can reach me for an interview by calling (555)-555-5555 and I hope to meet with you soon to discuss the details of this position in person.