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Include These Patient Transporter Skills
- Patient/visitor accompaniment
- Patient preparation and monitoring
- Answering questions
- Patient handling and lifting
- Condition assessment
- Regulatory/safety compliance
- Meal and specimen transportation
Below please find a sample cover letter including comparable skills and experience.
Dear Mr. Hodges:
As a compassionate and personable professional with experience providing care and support to hospital patients and visitors in varying capacities over the past eight years, I am pleased to present the enclosed resume in response to your search for a Patient Transporter. My background and personal attributes position me to substantially assist St. Paul Medical Center in meeting—and exceeding—its goals for this role.
My experience includes accompanying patients to and from various hospital areas in a safe and comfortable manner. At ease using various medical equipment, I excel at caring effectively for patients during transport to ensure optimal care. Furthermore, I possess a keen ability to remain calm and empathic during distressing or emotional situations, complemented by exceptional interpersonal and communication talents.
Highlights of my experience include the following:
Ensuring the safe and timely transportation of patients to diverse locations as a Patient Transporter at Jackson General Hospital in Louisville—one of the top-ranked hospitals in the country.
Earning awards and professional recognition for outstanding level of medical support, patient care, and team leadership.
Interacting effectively with patients, staff, and visitors of all ages and backgrounds requiring varying levels of care.
?ÀCompleting rigorous training programs pertaining to on-the-job tasks, patient safety, and quality control of care.
With my background in supporting the care and transportation of a variety of patients, I am confident that I can greatly contribute to St. Paul Medical Center. Additionally, my innate sense of superior responsibility and punctuality will render me an immediate asset to your team. I look forward to discussing this opportunity and my qualifications in more detail.
Thank you for your consideration, and I look forward to hearing from you.