Legal Nurse Consultant

Job Details

Level - Experienced

Job Location – Dallas, TX

Position Type - Full Time

Education Level - Associate Degree required; Bachelor's Degree preferred

The Smith Clinesmith Firm is a specialized and expeditiously growing law firm in the Nursing Home Abuse Litigation field. Employees at The Smith Clinesmith Firm can expect to experience a variety of benefits including helping victims who cannot help themselves, work in a positive and fast-paced environment, and have opportunities to grow with the firm.

The Smith Clinesmith Firm is searching for a Legal Nurse Consultant that uses medical expertise to consult with and advise attorneys on injury cases. S/He analyzes complex medical information and renders and informed and objective opinion on the medical-legal matters.

Job Responsibilities

  • Review and summarize medical records, communicating essential highlights and important details efficiently and effectively to appropriate parties
  • Determine an injured-party’s long-term medical requirements and estimate costs for that care
  • Prepare chronologies or timelines for medical records
  • Be objective and honest in evaluating the facts of the case
  • Research and cite medical resources/ professional literature related to the case as applicable
  • Locate and interview other medical experts to testify
  • All work is done within the scope of practice for a Registered Nurse
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar or related role preferred
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
    • Med-legal coursework preferred
  • Valid state-appropriate RN license in good standing with no restrictions
  • LNC Certification required
  • Possesses and can demonstrate the professional and technical skills of a Registered Nurse
  • Excellent Written and Oral Communication Skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Strong Organization Skills
  • High comfort level with computers and computer programs (MS Word, MS Excel, Email)
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a high pressure, time sensitive environment
  • Must be accurate and efficient
  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs

Physical Requirements

Candidate must be able to sit the majority of an 8-hour day except for lunch and break times. Candidate must be able to keyboard the majority of an 8-hour day except for lunch and break times. Candidate must have manual dexterity. Candidate must be able to speak on the telephone intermittently throughout the day. Candidate must be able to read and write English fluently.

why you should work at clinesmith

  • No Two Days Are The Same
  • Well-Credentialed Colleagues
  • Significant Advancement Opportunities
  • 401k Match
  • Always Educating