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Jackson & Associates

Our Medical Consultants Improve Legal Strategy

Jackson & Associates is always looking for quality applicants!

 

Please see below for Nurse Attorney/Legal Nurse Consultant #1544B job description:

 

Position Overview/Summary: Nurse Attorney/Legal Nurse Consultant
Provides claims adjusters and attorneys with detailed analysis of medical records and other pertinent medical information significant to allegations in liability claims.

 

Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
Reviews, analyzes, and summarizes medical records and other pertinent documents
Researches current literature on medical issues and maintains reference library for adjusters and attorneys
Provides informed opinion on medical issues relating to causality, accepted standards of care and prognosis of alleged injuries/illnesses
Prepares exhibits for deposition, trial or mediation including charts, tables, graphs, power point presentations
Assists with the location, selection and preparation of medical expert witnesses and consultants and develops and maintains a network of such experts
Assists in the development of questioning for cross examination of opposing medical experts
Provides individualized training and development to adjusters and/or attorneys
Attends roundtables, mediations, facilitations, settlement conferences, deposition and trials as requested
Participates in special projects as requested
Participates actively with various vendors and or business partners

 

Skills, Key Success Factors and Experience:
Registered nurse with 5+ years of clinical experience in acute or ambulatory healthcare setting
Law Degree or commensurate legal experience required
Advanced casualty claim knowledge
Knowledge of local and national healthcare information resources and medical experts
Knowledge of legal terminology and civil procedure
Strong inquiry, analytical and technical writing skills
Effective interpersonal communication skills
Organizational skills with regard to time management, task prioritization, and integration of information from a variety of sources
Fluent in English
Has a clear understanding of the scope of role responsibilities, possesses a high level of technical expertise commensurate with the business needs
Knowledge of technical materials, rules, procedures or facts required to effectively performing the role
Deals with members and co-workers in a tactful, cooperative and helpful manner, reacts positively to suggestions or instructions from others
Understands the potential issues involved in change within the organization and can adjust to the changing work environment
Proficient using the Internet, Microsoft Office, various vendor software products and have good typing ability