New To The Medical Field Cover Letter

To become a medical assistant, it’s important that you highlight these major areas in your cover letter: licenses and certifications, technical skills, analytical skills, and the ability to communicate effectively. Demonstrating these qualities in your medical assistant cover letter will show hiring managers that you are a well-rounded candidate. If you are not sure how to showcase these abilities, then check out our cover letter sample below to get some inspiration.

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  1. Medical Assistant Cover Letter Sample
  2. Medical Assistant Cover Letter Example (Text Format)

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1. Medical Assistant Cover Letter Sample

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2. Medical Assistant Cover Letter (Text Format)

Ms. Cynthia Adams

Living Well Health Centre 

418 Livewell Street

Palo Alto, California, 94301

Dear Ms. Cynthia Adams,

I am writing to apply for the part-time Medical Assistant position at Living Well Health Centre, as advertised on I am a certified AAMA Medical Assistant, with 5+ years of professional experience in patient liason, record management, reception and general office administration. I have worked at a range of medical facilities, from private physician office settings to large, state run hospitals. In my recent position as the Medical and Services Assistant at the John Miller Smith Hospital in Denver, I was trained in administering injections, recording EKG’s, patient scheduling, medical coding (ICD9/10 and CPT) and phlebotomy/blood draws.

I am certified in Basic Life Support (BLS)/ CPR with adult, child and infants, and am highly skilled in using the MS Office Suite and Electronic Health Records (EHR) software. Specific highlights of my career include:

  • Enhancing patient relations and reducing critical wait times
  • Developing cost-effective administrative procedures
  • Training staff members in patient interaction and communication

I have a Bachelor of Health Sciences from America State University, with a major in Biology and minor in administration. I am confident that my extensive medical and administrative skills would be of benefit to this position and to the Living Well Health Centre. I have attached a copy of my resume with this email. If you need any further information, please call me at (102) 515-0987.

Thank you for your time and consideration.



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Enclosed is my resume in application for the position of Clinical Medical Assistant as advertised on I am interested in this position. I sincerely want to occupy this job. I would like to hold this position so that I may work as an esteemed unit in the medical field; as well as improve my skills and expand my experience.
I am a highly motivated and ambitious individual; work well under pressure; and I am great at multitasking. I possess superior communication skills and can maintain professional relationships with staff and patients.

I have over five years of experience working in the medical field. In that span of time I have worked as a Medical Assistant for various Practices and performed various clinical and administrative duties. Duties such as updating patients’ medical records, scheduling appointment, bookkeeping services, billing, dealing with all insurance companies; and I am well versed in obtaining Prior Authorizations for any type of medial procedure. At the same time, I have performed clinical duties such as, taking patients medical history, taking vital signs, explaining treatment procedures, and assisting the Physicians. I specialize in Phlebotomy, taking EKGs. Attached is a copy of my resume which, details my qualifications further.

My multifaceted experience makes me the ideal candidate. I believe that I possess the skills that will make me a valuable asset to your office.

Thank you for your consideration of my application. Given this application, I am confident that I can successfully fulfill this position.



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