• Legal Nurse Consultant

    Job Locations US-SC-Columbia
    Job ID 2018-1865
    Category
    Paralegal
  • Overview

    The Columbia, South Carolina Office of an AmLaw 100 law firm is seeking a Legal Nurse Consultant to work with lawyers who represent clients on medical and scientific issues in the defense of pharmaceutical products liability litigation.

     

    The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), 10+ years of recent clinical experience in critical care nursing (ER/ICU/CCU) as well as med-surg nursing; Current ABNS certification in nursing specialty area(s); 5+ years of legal nurse consulting experience; Active, unrestricted RN license; and LNCC certification (thru AALNC).

    Responsibilities

    • Reviewing pleadings;
    • Identifying needed medical records;
    • Analyzing, organizing and evaluating medical records;
    • Preparing comprehensive medical chronologies;
    • Performing research;
    • Consulting with expert witnesses; and
    • Assisting attorneys with trial.

    Qualifications

    • Proficient interpreting medical records and practitioner notes;
    • Critical thinking based on sound judgment;
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities while maintaining high quality work product in a fast-paced environment and within time constraints;
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
    • Ability to understand the progression of a case;
    • Strong research, organizational and interpersonal skills;
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook); and
    • Active Registered Nurse license.

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