Legal Nurse Consultant Resume Samples

Legal Nurse Consultants act as a bridge between the medical system and the judicial system. Legal Nurse Consultants are actually licensed Registered Nurses who have specialized medical training relevant to legal claims and legal cases. The prominent tasks that are described on successful Legal Nurse Consultant Resume include – reviewing medical records to determine professional negligence, educating attorneys regarding medical facts, nursing terminologies, and treatments; researching or investigating on cases, preparing for trials, testifying as an expert witness, and preparing reports about illness or injuries.

The most essential skills and qualifications noted on successful resumes list the following – the ability to be detail-oriented, strong communication skills, the potential to provide accurate information to professionals, the potential to conduct legal research using both computerized and manual skills and marketing skills. The required education for this post includes a Degree in Nursing and successful completion of LNC training.

 

Legal Nurse Consultant Resume example

Legal Nurse Consultant Resume

Summary : Review patient medical charts to determine the merit of a case. Organize materials to facilitate report writing. Develop timelines for use in discovery. Prepare reports according to each attorneys instructions.

Skills : BLS, Nursing Coordinator, Medical Coordinator.

Description :

    1. Critically analyze medical records and draft detailed chronology, addressing causation, liability, and damages.
    2. Identification and retention of expert witnesses, and assistance at deposition and trial.
    3. Reviewed medical malpractice cases for a malpractice insurance company that insured, doctors, dentists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and any other licensed healthcare entity.
    4. Interviewed medical professionals from different specialties and developed defenses based on a comprehensive review of medical charts and interviews.
    5. Consulted with Defense Attorneys related to open investigations of medical malpractice claims.
    6. Worked with Plaintiff Attorneys to settle medical malpractice on behalf of insurance companies and self-insured facilities.
    7. Ability to work independently as well as in a team setting.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Health Management


Sr. Legal Nurse Consultant Resume

Summary : Extensive research experience has provided attorneys with a scientific and non-scientific review of literature and archive web information and press releases for cases brought in past years.

Skills : swan cath, central lines, TPN and enteric feeding, various drains, LVAD.

Description :

    1. Work with attorneys and paralegals in medical court cases.
    2. Organizing medical records for use in court cases by preparation of chronologies, assessing damages, and providing reports consisting of summaries with an assessment of the cases for the attorneys as they prepare their cases.
    3. Assist in preparation of questions for depositions.
    4. Preparation of chronologies and opinions for last-minute requests prior to EBT or trial.
    5. Positive feedback from all attorneys has worked.
    6. Literature and retrieved pictures/photos for posters for the court did lead to a case being found in favor of this office.
    7. Excellent communication skills, organizational ability and attention to detail. Strong computer skills.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Nursing


Jr. Legal Nurse Consultant Resume

Headline : Consulting with CPAs regarding staffing regulations in nursing home litigation. Act as expert witness on behalf of nursing care facilities in alleged negligence and abuse cases.

Skills : Computer Skills, E records, Nursing Coordinator, Medical Coordinator.

Description :

    1. Training paralegals, attorneys, and new employees regarding medical terminology and issues of the case and their relationship to the law.
    2. Preparation of medical chronologies, timelines, and summaries of meetings with experts, communicating with co-defendants, attorneys, experts, and clients.
    3. Reviewing medical records for deviation in the standard of care.
    4. Conducting medical research, preparing case summaries, and case management.
    5. Provide expert opinion on industry best practices, state regulations and forensic review of cases.
    6. Review evidence, timelines, nurse records and witness testimony to determine extent of liability.
    7. Personal injury issues r/t car accidents, may be called as expert witness in some cases.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BSN In Nursing

Legal Nurse Consultant III Resume

Summary : Serve as collaborator and strategist, offering support in medically-related litigation and other medical-legal matters. Proficient in reviewing cases for mass tort and multi-district litigation. Legal Nurse Consultant in a top Chicago law firm that specializes in personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, product liability, premises negligence and transportation liability.

Skills : Nursing Coordinator, Medical Coordinator.

Description :

    1. Screened medical malpractice cases for merit.
    2. Analyzed issues are pertinent to damages and liability.
    3. Identified legal issues, potential defendants and appropriate standards of care Researched relevant medical literature.
    4. Defined applicable standards of care and pinpoint deviations from these standards Compiled narrative summaries and analysis of medical events.
    5. Assisted attorneys in preparing depositions.
    6. Reviewed, analyzed, summarized and evaluated depositions and interrogatories.
    7. Primarily independent contracting with clients for medical chronology reporting.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Masters Of Science

Legal Nurse Consultant II Resume

Summary : Highly motivated, care-oriented, and dynamic professional with comprehensive experience and knowledge in patient safety and quality management. Recognized for attention to detail in as well as the ability to drive and direct cross-functional teams toward goals. Seeking opportunity for further professional development within an organization that values patient safety, quality care and high reliability system processes.

Skills : Nursing Coordinator, Medical Specialist, Medical Coordinator.

Description :

    1. Managed and trained litigation staff as well as paralegals and legal assistants for malpractice defense.
    2. Coordinated and allocated staff with firm partners and associate attorneys.
    3. Executed review, report, and maintenance of medical charts for medical malpractice, personal injury, and tort cases.
    4. Researched and analyzed standard of care practices in order to mount the most effective defense strategies.
    5. Prepared accurate malpractice submission for presentation to the medical peer review board in physician defense.
    6. Conduct thorough interviews with involved physicians as related to standards of care and participation in care.
    7. Per diem position reviewing medical flies for pending medical malpractice and personal injury cases.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Nursing

Legal Nurse Consultant I Resume

Summary : Certified Legal Nurse Consultant with seven years experience in varied settings. Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC) will serve as a resource to consultants in the Biomechanics and Transportation areas in cases involving voluminous medical records.

Skills : Critical Analysis, Strong Written Communication, Problem Solving.

Description :

    1. Review of medical records for completion of records, breaches in standard of care, primary caregivers, and identification of third party providers.
    2. Interpretation of complex medical diagnoses into usable lay terms.
    3. Draft critical analyses and chronologies of voluminous records.
    4. Assist attorneys in valuation of cases based on medical facts.
    5. Extensive electronic research and utilization of peer reviewed materials to support defense of medical facts.
    6. Assist with identification of expert witnesses and teleconference prior to disclosure of opinions.
    7. Prepare exhibits for deposition of experts for complete defense of alleged injuries.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Nursing

Legal Nurse Consultant/Executive Resume

Summary : Nurse Anesthetist Six years of experience in an independent rural setting. Proficient, competent, and autonomous CRNA with a passion for patient safety and comfort. Successful in time management, prioritizing tasks, and exercising sound judgment.

Skills : Nursing Coordinator, Nurse Consultant, excellent verbal communication skills.

Description :

    1. Independent contractor specializing in medically-related cases.
    2. Review and analysis of medical records, hospital policies and procedures and other documents to interpret their relevance to a case.
    3. Development of reports and chronologies to highlight the significant medical events and clarify how they fit into the overall case analysis.
    4. Research and application of authoritative medical and nursing literature.
    5. Identification of adherences to and deviations from the applicable standards of care.
    6. Assistance with assessment of injuries and identification of causation issues and contributing factors.
    7. Identification and location of the best medical expert witnesses to strengthen the credibility of the case.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Associate Legal Nurs Consultant Resume

Summary : Utilize skill and experience to evaluate, analyze, and render informed opinions on the delivery of health care and the resulting outcomes. Serve as collaborator and strategist, offering support in medically-related litigation and other medical-legal matters. Proficient in reviewing cases for mass tort and multi-district litigation.

Skills : excellent verbal communication skills, Medical Coordinator, Medical Specialist.

Description :

    1. Screened medical malpractice cases for merit.
    2. Analyzed issues are pertinent to damages and liability.
    3. Identified legal issues, potential defendants and appropriate standards of care.
    4. Defined applicable standards of care and pinpoint deviations from these standards.
    5. Compiled narrative summaries and analysis of medical events.
    6. Provided expert nursing assessments to determine gaps in care and outcomes to determine a cause for legal action.
    7. Reviewed defense cases for multi-district litigation.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Masters Of Science

Legal Nurse Consultant/Coordinator Resume

Summary : Registered Nurse Highly skilled career professional with more than 20 years practical experience in facility, home health, and primary care environments. Legal Nurse Consultant position provides practice specific support to attorneys in the practice group, specifically related to medical expertise.

Skills : Legal Nurse Consultant, Attention To Detail, Team Player, Wide Knowledge Base, Teaching.

Description :

    1. Private practice specializing in medical malpractice, personal injury and product liability.
    2. Identification of departures from standards of care.
    3. Attend depositions to compare to the accuracy of the medical records.
    4. Author opening statements when requested by the attorney.
    5. Author medical section of Bill of Particulars.
    6. Reviewed a variety of med-surgical and behavioral health cases.
    7. Researched and prepared medical malpractice preliminary cases.
    8. Reviewed medical records for deviation of the standard of care.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BSN

Legal Nurse Consultant Resume

Summary : Legal Nurse Consultant acts as an expert clinical and educational resource to clients by providing real-time advice on their cases but mainly intaking the details of their complex medical cases.

Skills : Nursing Coordinator, Medical Coordinator, Medical Specialist.

Description :

    1. Analyze, evaluate and summarize medical records.
    2. Identify standards of care, causation, alternative causation and damage issues.
    3. Develop issues in defense of claims, mass torts and class action lawsuits.
    4. Determine cost analysis of damages, audit medical billing.
    5. Prepare medical chronologies and extensive researching.
    6. Collaborate with attorneys in preparing discovery, depositions and exhibits for trial.
    7. Experience with Windows XP, Excel and Summation LG.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate In Nursing