Example Cover Letter – Staff Nurse – RN – Psychiatric Unit

Dear Hiring Manager,

I am writing to apply for the position of Staff Nurse on your Psychiatric Unit at ABC Hospital. As a Registered Nurse with over 10 years of nursing experience in mental health, I believe my skills and qualifications make me an ideal candidate for this role.

Having worked as an RN in the psychiatric unit of XYZ Hospital for the past 8 years, I am well-versed in providing quality care to patients with complex mental health issues as part of a multidisciplinary team. My experience has equipped me to accurately assess and monitor symptoms and provide guidance on therapeutic interventions. Additionally, I am proficient in administering medications and treatments as prescribed by the attending psychiatrist. I have also worked with a wide range of patients, from children to the elderly, and I am comfortable working in both group and individual settings.

I strive to provide excellent patient care while being sensitive to each patient’s unique needs. I also demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills that help me build positive relationships with patients, colleagues, and families.

I am confident that my qualifications and experience are an ideal match for the Staff Nurse position on your Psychiatric Unit. I would welcome the opportunity to discuss this role with you in more detail at a mutually convenient time.

Thank you for your time and consideration.


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