Dear Ms. Helen Stevens,
I am writing to apply for the position of Hospital Clerk with White Plains Hospital.
I have a Medical Assistant Associate degree and I have clerical experience working in a doctor’s office part time for the last two years. My experience includes performing general office duties such as answering phones, taking messages, filling out paperwork and updating records. I am also familiar with the different equipment used in an office setting such as intercom systems, fax machines and copiers.
I have experience working with word processing programs and I have the ability to learn how to use your computer system efficiently. I am an excellent typist and I have the ability to stay focused on my job when working in noisy and fast-changing environments.
I can help to keep your department running smoothly by keeping excellent records and maintaining open communication between the different departments. I have the ability to learn your system in a fast and efficient manner and to learn and adhere to the policies and procedures that govern your hospital.
I have the ability to maintain confidentiality and to follow procedures for the release of any medical records and other patient information. I understand that as a clerk, I am representing your hospital and I always greet visitors and patients respectfully and with a friendly attitude. I possess excellent communication skills and I have the ability to multi-task with accuracy. I am a great match for this position and I hope to meet with you soon.
You can reach me for an interview by calling (555)-555-5555.