Legal Nurse Consulting News: Nationwide Job Opportunities for Advanced Legal Nurse Consultants!

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

September 16, 2009

Note: Please read the Requirements for Legal Nurse Job Postings and To Apply sections below carefully before inquiring about these jobs.

Requirements for Legal Nurse Job Postings:
The job information contained in the new IAALNI Career Newsletters are exclusively reserved for current members of the IAALNI who are also currently certified as Advanced Legal Nurse Consultants. (Or are currently certified in another certification approved by the LNI Institute and taught by RN Market).
The reason for this is to keep the quality of work product at the highest level. Legal Nurses trained and mentored by RN Market know how to produce top quality reports at the highest level. Legal Nurses trained and mentored by RN Market know how to produce top quality reports and organize the medical records exactly the way attorneys, hospitals, and insurance companies want them.

Note: These are ALL in-house positions, meaning that you must reside within acceptable commutative range of the employing institution.

Job Postings:

1. Job position in the UK, London. A leading national Legal firm requires an Advanced Legal Nurse Consultant with specific experience in Clinical Negligence, part-time. Tasks include reviewing records, analyzing files, creating chronologies, identifying missing records/notes, and re-ordering files as necessary. Prefer previous experience in a personal injury legal environment, and medical-legal degree/certification.

2. Job position in the UK, Sussex. Legal practice seeks Advanced Legal Nurse Consultant / Nurse Paralegal with experience in Clinical Negligence. The successful individual will be working alongside an experienced team providing assistance to fee earners, meeting / screening clients and assisting with complex / high value cases.

3. Job position in Alaska. Health institution seeking Registered Nurse, Forensic Examiner to provide medical-legal healthcare to persons who have experienced or are alleged perpetrators of sexual assault. This includes: crisis intervention, collection and preservation of forensic evidence, photo-documentation, interpretation of findings, and comprehensive case management, and providing expert testimony. Must be registered nurse in Alaska with two years general nursing experience in clinical setting, preferably acute care.

4. Job position in Arizona. National law firm focused in complex litigation, including the defense of products, healthcare claims, and commercial litigation, is searching for an Advanced Legal Nurse Consultant. Duties: Compile, analyze and summarize medical records; Create medical summaries and chronologies; Manage files to ensure information is organized according to standards; Review medical documents, policies and procedures; Interview and review records of care providers; Analysis of facility records; Prepare for and attend nationwide trials. Offers comprehensive benefits. Prefer BSN. Required: 3 yrs. LNC exp.

5. Job position in Arizona. Seeking Advanced Legal Nurse Consultant / Nurse Paralegal for medical malpractice defense law firm. Duties include summarizing medical records and depositions, drafting reports based on medical facts, and working with expert witnesses.

6. Job position in Colorado. Law firm is looking for a Advanced Legal Nurse Consultant / Nurse Paralegal to support their medical malpractice litigation practice group. Will analyze and interpret medical records, contracts, rules and regulations; research identified medical, nursing and legal issues. Assist attorneys in understanding medical and nursing issues as needed to evaluate and defend lawsuits; assist with trial and meeting preparation and presentations, prepare extensive case evaluation reports and budget proposals, with cost-benefit analysis, for corporate clients. Requires bachelorís degree, nurse license, and 7+ yr. experience as Legal Nurse.

7. Job position in Colorado. Law firm needs Advanced Legal Nurse Consultant / Nurse Paralegal. Responsibilities include preparing initial discovery, summarizing medical records and identifying completeness of records, determine if radiology studies, pathology & lab results are pertinent, attending physicians and related hospital staff, preparing authorizations for medical providers, collecting records and look for prior litigation.

8. Job position in Connecticut. Plaintiff's law firm is looking for Advanced Legal Nurse Consultant to work in-house assisting with medical malpractice matters. Responsibilities include: reviewing potential cases for merit, medical literature research, locating expert witnesses and assisting attorneys with case development. Heavy client contact is a significant component of this position. Requirements: RN required with recent clinical experience, BSN preferred. Legal experience is preferred, but not required.

9. Job position in Florida. Advanced Legal Nurse Consultant for law firm. Duties: Review medical records, create medical chronologies, conduct research and secure experts (doctors/nurses), prepare reports for attorneys to evaluate standards of care, assist attorney and prepare the legal deposition by explaining medical jargon and complicated health issues. The consultant may help prepare witnesses or take the stand personally as an expert witness, etc.

10. Job position in Georgia. Law firm has an immediate need for an Advanced Legal Nurse Consultant for a 3 to 6 month contract assignment. Quailifed candidates will have a Bachelor's degree, clinical experience, have an active registered nurse license, and previous legal nurse consultant experience in a hospital setting in quality control review or supporting attorneys on defense side. Candidates with plaintiff's experience will not be considered. Candidates must be able to work on-site at the firm's office at least 30 hours a week during normal business hours.

11. Job position in Georgia. Boutique firm is in need of an experienced Advanced Legal Nurse Consultant. The right individual will be someone with ten plus years of nursing experience and two years experience working in a law firm. This is an excellent opportunity for a growing law firm.

12. Job position in Georgia. Immediate need for Advanced Legal Nurse Consultant for long-term project. Candidate must have the following: Bachelor's Degree; Clinical experience, preferably pediatrics or OB/GYN; Active Registered Nurse; Previous legal nurse consultant experience, preferably on the defense side. Ideal candidate will have law firm experience as a legal nurse consultant. Competitive pay rate.

13. Job position in New York. Seeking Advanced Legal Nurse Consultant for Claims Management. Duties: Provides consultation on legal medical-related issues. Conducts file reviews. Addresses appropriateness of treatment plan, causality, and co-morbidity utilization; identifies pre-existing conditions. Provides medical record summary with recommendations to claims staff and claim file. Prepares file for legal action. Reviews demand packages from attorney in conjunction with a physician advisor to address care in a medical record summary. Develops, implements and maintains company-wide training programs. Travels as required. Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, RN license, and 5 years legal nurse consultant experience. LNC Certification or training preferred.

14. Job position in New York. Advanced Legal Nurse Consultant in need for a national law firm, full-time. Must have 3-5 yrs. in ICU/ER. Provides extensive benefits.

15. Job position in Oregon. Certified Product Safety Specialist / Pharmacy Nurse Consultant needed for pharmaceutical company. Duties: Medication Storage and Handling Review; Audit for Expired medications; Infection Control audit of med storage area; Periodic Med Pass Audits; Medication Ordering and Receiving Process Reviews; Controlled Medication Records and MAR documentation audits; Emergency Kit / Pyxis Procedure Review. Extensive travel, paid. Qualifications: Oregon RN or LPN license; 3 years nursing clinical experience; Experience in gerontology, long term care, hospice or rehabilitation or related fields. Extensive benefits.

16. Job position in Texas. Law firm seeks Advanced Legal Nurse Consultant with experience in the areas of medical malpractice or products liability work (Certified Product Safety Speicalist helpful). Requires: 5 yrs. LNC experience.

17. Job position in Texas. Advanced Legal Nurse Consultant / Nurse Paralegal in need for US Attorneys Office. Required skills: Must be able to obtain a security clearance. Must successfully complete a credit check. Familiarity with medical coding and billing. Desired: experience working in a government environment.

18. Job position in Virginia. Seeking Advanced Legal Nurse Consultant / Nurse Paralegal for mid-sized law firm. 3 yrs. experience as nurse, and 3 yrs. experience as LNC / paralegal.


To Apply:

If you are interested in any of these positions, please email info@rnmarket.com with the number and the state of the position. Please do not respond to these postings after Thursday, September 23, 2009. To qualify for the contact information for these positions, please ensure that you are an IAALNI member and certified as an ALNC, as detailed in the Requirements for Legal Nurse Postings above.

If you are not yet a member of the IAALNI or an ALNC, please call us or sign up online today to take advantage of these positions for Legal Nurse Consultant.

If your certification through RN Market has lapsed and is no longer current, please call for renewal options. RN Market has many options to choose from, making the renewal process quick and easy.

About The Author

Veronica Castellana Veronica Castellana

RN MARKET News features Legal Nurse Consulting related articles written by Veronica Castellana, Ryan Sanchez, and other guest writers. Veronica is the LNC STAT course creator and is a currently practicing Advanced Legal Nurse Consultant. Her training tools and techniques have resulted in some of the most succesful Legal Nurse Consultants in the world. She is now the leader in Legal Nurse success. Ryan is the Director of Marketing for RN MARKET and the LNC STAT course. His valuable expertise helps nurses to realize their true potential and value in the field of Legal Nurse Consulting.