Sample "Letter of Recommendation for Medical Assistant Externship"

What Is a Letter of Recommendation for a Medical Assistant Externship?

If you have a medical assistant on your staff who will be finishing a degree program, they will most likely be interested in completing an externship in a specialized field of medicine and will need a Letter of Recommendation for a Medical Assistant Externship before applying. This letter will help show their strengths while working in a medical office environment and how they interact with patients.

A sample Letter of Recommendation for Medical Assistant Externship can be downloaded through the link below.

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How to Write a Letter of Recommendation for a Medical Assistant Externship?

To begin writing a Letter of Recommendation for a Medical Assistant Externship, you will want to include the following information:

  1. Your office's logo and contact information as the header.
  2. The date.
  3. Opening salutations (include the name if your Medical Assistant requests this in the letter).
  4. Begin the letter by enthusiastically talking about the person requesting this letter and what a valuable resource they have been while working at your office. Include how long they have worked in your office and any additional practice they may have gained in specialization while working for you.
  5. You will then want to briefly detail the standard day-to-day duties they are responsible for and instances, where they have gone above and beyond, to care for patients. Since this letter will need to focus more on personality, be sure to mention their bedside manner, how they perform under stress, and how they have worked alongside your staff.
  6. Include a closing statement reiterating your strong recommendation for this individual in seeking experience in an externship for a specialized field and invite the reader to contact you should they wish to discuss this person further (give a number and email address where you can be reached).
  7. Closing salutation.
  8. Your name, signature, title, and office name.

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Download Sample "Letter of Recommendation for Medical Assistant Externship"

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[Date]
To whom it may concern,
Jack Doe has earned my highest recommendation for the Medical Assistant externship
position at your hospital.
Mr. Doe maintains efficiency even in high-stress situations and can quickly adapt to
new patients and new challenges. He is able to perform all of the necessary duties
including conducting patient rounds, treating patients, issuing medications and
administering physicals.
Mr. Doe is deliberate in his actions and is able to maintain a calming demeanor which
is an especially prized quality when treating children. He is exceptionally gifted at
making patients feel comfortable and always maintaining a positive atmosphere. John
has my highest recommendation and support in his application for this Medical
Assistant externship. If you have any requests or questions do not hesitate to contact
me at 123-456-7890.
Sincerely,
John Doe, PhD
[Signature]
[Date]
To whom it may concern,
Jack Doe has earned my highest recommendation for the Medical Assistant externship
position at your hospital.
Mr. Doe maintains efficiency even in high-stress situations and can quickly adapt to
new patients and new challenges. He is able to perform all of the necessary duties
including conducting patient rounds, treating patients, issuing medications and
administering physicals.
Mr. Doe is deliberate in his actions and is able to maintain a calming demeanor which
is an especially prized quality when treating children. He is exceptionally gifted at
making patients feel comfortable and always maintaining a positive atmosphere. John
has my highest recommendation and support in his application for this Medical
Assistant externship. If you have any requests or questions do not hesitate to contact
me at 123-456-7890.
Sincerely,
John Doe, PhD
[Signature]