Dear Ms. Kimberly Hedrick,
I am writing to apply for the open position of Hospital Secretary at Mary Greeley Medical Center.
I completed a medical administrative assistant program to earn an associate degree with classes that focused on medical terminology, abbreviations and the symbols used in this profession. My courses also included medical transcription, office procedures, keyboarding, billing and coding, anatomy and physiology.
I worked part time as a secretary for a medical facility where I gained experience using word processing and a variety of other programs used in the medical field. My experience includes performing general office duties such as answering phones, scheduling appointments and directing callers and visitors to the right department. I also have experience billing patients, sending out reminders and collecting information from patients that include medical history and insurance information.
I have the ability to understand medical related information and to learn and follow hospital protocol pertaining to filing documents, security and patient privacy. I possess excellent interpersonal and customer service skills with the ability to communicate proficiently verbally and in writing and I have the ability to follow instructions precisely.
I possess excellent organizational and time management skills along with the ability to multi-task efficiently. I am dependable, trustworthy and adhere to a high ethical standard. The attached resume contains a complete look at my educational background and experience and I am confident that I am the best candidate for this job.
You can reach me for an interview by calling (555)-555-5555 and I am looking forward to meeting with you to discuss the details of this position in person.