Bradshaw Law

Legal Nurse

Date Posted
April 20, 2021
Type
Part Time

Job Details

Bradshaw, Fowler, Proctor & Fairgrave, P.C. seeks a legal nurse.

SUMMARY:  Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, performs a variety of duties to assist attorneys requesting project assistance. Maintains positive contact with clients and observes confidentiality of client matters. Organizes and maintains medical records and related documents. Summarizes medical records, reports, client and expert statements. Keeps accurate time records. Position requires regular attendance by the incumbent in accordance with established Firm policy. Incumbent follows and adheres to established Firm policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: “Essential functions” are primarily job duties that incumbents must be able to perform unassisted or with some reasonable accommodation made by the employer.  

  • Supports attorneys with medical-related litigation with an emphasis on defense.
  • Support legal team by requesting, analyzing and summarizing medical records Conduct medical journal research via Internet or through local libraries.
  • Organize and prepare both outline and narrative summaries of the medical records for internal use and for presentation to the client. Analyze medical records and billings to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the medical evidence including pre-existing or co-existing medical conditions.
  • Prepare case analysis. Identify issues, omissions and discrepancies. Identify and provide information regarding medical experts and physicians; coordinate medical expert deposition preparation.
  • Assist attorneys with medical evidence preparation and organization for hearing or trial.
  • Compose and type document production including case analysis memoranda for attorneys, outline and narrative summaries, and chronologies of medical records, correspondence, and reports.
  • Compile data for exhibits.
  • Operate standard office equipment such as photocopiers, fax machines, personal computer, typewriter.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing. 1-5 years of experience in clinical practice. Experience in a law firm or legal department is a plus. Proficient understanding and utilization of medical terminology, anatomical drawings, laboratory tests, and medications. Possess thorough understanding of medical condition to explain or illustrate a diagnosis. Has full understanding HIPPA compliance. Understands and complies with all other related regulatory mandates.

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