Desiring the opportunity to interview in person for a nursing position, I thank you in advance for your time and consideration.
I am pleased to present my resume to you for consideration as (LPN, RN, whatever applies) with your (office, hospital etc). I have a (degree type) in (field, whatever applies) and am (certified or eligible) for a nursing license in (state). Having the desire to provide all patients with effective, kind care, I am confident in my ability to be a valuable team member within your (office, hospital again whatever applies).
As my resume will demonstrate, my (training and/or experience) has been geared toward (becoming or serving as) a (licensed practical nurse, registered nurse. Whatever applies. Spell it out). Throughout my formal (training and/or experience) I have been given ample opportunities to (highlight some points here. For instance to take care of patients, or to become a team member in a Doctors office. Come up with what would fit in well.) As a result, I feel genuinely prepared to competently and professionally handle any assignment that I am given to do.
My greatest strengths include (what are your strengths and desires. Gear them towards nursing care. Providing quality patient care as an example)
I am confident that I will be an asset to your (office, hospital,). I look forward to meeting with you to discuss the goals at (Hospital name or office name name, a nice personal touch that shows you created this cover letter just for them) and how I can help you achieve them as a (whatever position you are applying for). Thank you so much! OR Thank you in advance for your consideration.
This is one layout of a cover letter for becoming a nurse or nursing positions. You can adapt it and put it into your own words. I just wanted to give you an idea of what a cover letter for these positions may look like.