Example Cover Letter: Occupational Therapist – Nursing Home

Dear Hiring Manager,

I am writing to apply for the position of Occupational Therapist at your nursing home. Over the last six years, I have had great success in helping elderly and disabled patients achieve their highest potential with specialized therapies catered to their individual needs. My experience ranges from utilizing therapeutic exercise, manual therapies, and relaxation techniques to providing specialized treatments for neurological impairments.

In addition to my clinical experience, I have served as a mentor and supervisor for occupational therapy students. I regularly presented at conferences about best practices in the field of occupational therapy and also provided continuing education courses. Through these engagements I developed a strong understanding of current approaches to occupational therapy, and I am confident that my experience and skills make me an ideal candidate for this position.

I would be proud to join your organization and contribute to the high standards of care you provide. I am eager to discuss how my qualifications can help your patients reach their goals in a caring, professional environment.

Thank you for your time and consideration.


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