Cover letters carry a lot of importance when it comes to job search and recruitment. Many recruiters prefer the cover letters to save their precious time in selecting the applicants for the interview. The cover letter should look simple and concise. This is a professional document and helps you to express your interest for the job. The language should be formal and it should be written in a format specified for cover letters.
Here is a sample cover letter for an emergency medical technician. This cover letter will guide you to write an impressive cover letter while applying for the job.
Date: MM/ DD/ YYYY
Sub: Application for the post of Emergency medical technician
Ref: Your ad in the New York Times dated June8, 20XX
This is with reference to your ad in the classified in The New York Times dated June 8, 2011. I hereby wish to apply for the post of emergency medical technician in your health institution. I fully understand that medical field is full of challenges and opportunities. I am well aware of the difficulties of this field. Being a hard worker and knowledgeable in technical field, I do wish to offer my services to your company.
I am well organized, confident and a person with the capabilities of making quick and correct decisions. I have completed Masters in technical emergency medical technique with medical emergency management (as a technician) as a special field from ABC College of nursing. I have first hand experience in handling life supporting machines. Have offered my services in emergency and have managed CPR machines and ventilators. Specialized in handling cardiac machines, I am sure that my knowledge and will to work as a medical technician emergency nurse would always help the patients lead a better life.
I have worked for 4 years in ABC Hospital. My responsibilities included managing machines and evaluating them for any fault, training the new joinees about the machine, supervising the maintenance of the machines and being available at the time of emergency.
Enclosed with this letter is my resume and copies of my certificates. I hope you find the document enclosed herewith worthwhile. I am eagerly awaiting your phone call for a personal interview. Given an opportunity, I hereby assure you that, I will not let you down.
The above given sample letter will give you a clear idea of the technique of writing cover letters. You can alter the information but it is advisable to stick to the font. Do not experiment with your cover letter with use of flashy colors and borders. This is not the correct place to show your innovativeness. Use of colors should be avoided too. Make sure that the information given here is true and correct. There is no need to give reason of leaving the previous job. Unless asked for do not mention any name of any person in your cover letter.