Do you have what it takes to snag that medical receptionist job? That's what you need to convince your potential employer of when you write your resume. You know that you have the skills necessary to be great at the job, but your hiring manager doesn't. A cover letter is the perfect place to make that essential first impression. This personal statement separates you from your competitors and their laundry-list resumes.

But as you know, writing a great cover letter is tough. Not only do you have to create the right content, but you also have to master the perfect tone. For many people, this is very difficult!

If you need to improve your cover letter writing skills, take a look at this medical receptionist cover letter sample. You can read it, study it, or even use it as a template for your own letter. Then keep reading for some great tips about how to sound authentic and original while still impressing your potential employer.

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Medical Receptionist Cover Letter Sample

Dear Mrs. Jones,

If you were to open my desk drawer, you would find dozens of different colors of pens. I love to color-code everything; it's part of my strategy for keeping my life organized and my schedule full.

After graduating from high school, I decided to take this passion for organization and make a career out of it. In the four years since I have worked as a receptionist at the local veterinarian's office and All Smiles Pediatric Dentistry. But after my father, who worked hard to become a doctor, passed away last year, I decided it was time to put my skills to use in the medical field.

These skills cover a broad range of topics, including:
• Excellent customer service, tact, and diplomacy.
• Experience with dental EMRs and official certification in HIPAA law.
• Working with a variety of email, phone, and scheduling systems.

You need an employee who is competent in more than just receptionist technology; you need someone who can think critically about information sharing, HIPAA, and anonymity behind the desk. With my experience and certification, I am the perfect person to handle even the toughest cases of privacy and keep The Good Samaritan Hospital free from hefty HIPAA fines.

At the same time, you also need an experienced receptionist with competency in a wide range of technologies. With my experience in phone, email, and fax management, I will quickly and efficiently adapt to your systems.

If you are interested in learning more about my experience or contacting one of my references, please take a look at the resume below. I look forward to hearing from you.


Joanna Smith