Legal Nursing Jobs
Legal Nursing Job Description
The health care industry is among the most litigious and complicated professional fields. Legal nurses act as consultants, collaborators and strategists to assist law firms, insurance companies, facilities, businesses and patients in dealing with medically-related litigation and general legal matters related to health care. They assess the standard of care provided, explore causation and help determine appropriate damages.
Legal nursing required skills
Legal nurses are called upon for their intimate knowledge of how to treat diseases, injuries and afflictions. They have nursing education backgrounds and hands-on clinical experience. Other essential skills include:
- Ability to read and interpret medical records and literature
- Thorough understanding of anatomy and physiology
- Strong communication and people skills
- Data analysis
Legal nurse duties and responsibilities
Legal nurses act as subject matter experts and support members of the legal team by:
- Participating in interviews
- Preparing, reviewing and assessing medical records
- Researching accepted standards of care in instances of medical malpractice
- Serving as an expert witness at trial
- Project future medial needs and expenses
Legal Nursing Job Postings
Location: Troy, MichiganDate Posted: 11/142018-11-14Position: Legal NursePractice Area: Legal NursingEmployment Type: ContractLegal Nurse Job in Southeast Michigan
Company: Special Counsel Employee Type:
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Location: Raleigh, North CarolinaDate Posted: 10/292018-10-29Position: Legal NursePractice Area: Legal NursingEmployment Type: Contract To HireLegal Nurse Consultant
Location: Raleigh, NC (NOT REMOTE)
Date Posted: October 25, 2018
Employment Type: Full-time, Direct...View Details.
Location: Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaDate Posted: 10/292018-10-29Position:Practice Area: Legal NursingEmployment Type: ContractSpecial Counsel is currently recruiting on behalf of a large international law firm's Philadelphia office for a one month medical record review project. Qualified candidates will be either a Legal Nurse Consultant or paralegal with medical record review experience, preferably on...View Details.
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