Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A., a multi-office national firm has an immediate opening for a full-time Legal Nurse Consultant to work with our growing medical negligence practice in Phoenix, AZ Office.
JOB SUMMARY: The individual in this role primarily supports attorneys with a busy defense litigation practice with an emphasis on medical negligence. This is a hands-on position that involves working collaboratively with clients and employees of the firm.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Support legal team by requesting, analyzing and summarizing medical records for clients, attorneys and experts. • Conduct medical journal research via Internet or through local libraries. • Abstract medical records, organize and prepare both outline and narrative summaries of the 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 disclosures, case analysis memoranda for attorneys, outline and narrative summaries, chronologies of medical records, correspondence, and reports. • Compile data for exhibits. • Other job related duties as assigned
REQUIREMENTS: • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required. Current Arizona Nursing licensure required. • 5-10 years of experience in clinical nursing practice. 5+ years of experience working as a legal nurse consultant or within a legal department preferred. • Proficient understanding and utilization of medical terminology, anatomical drawings, laboratory tests, and medications. Candidate must possess thorough understanding of medical condition to explain or illustrate a diagnosis. Proficient proofreading, redlining, and editing of documents. Must ensure accuracy, comprehension, and overall grammar and punctuation. • Has full understanding of HIPAA compliance. Understands and complies with all other related regulatory mandates. • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook. Experience with trial presentation software a bonus. • Requires critical thinking skills, research skills, excellent communication skills, analytical and organizational skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. This is a deadline driven position. Physical Demands This position is considered to be mostly sedentary and will require the employee to sit for extended periods of time. It will also require the employee to occasionally stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. They may engage in bending, stretching, reaching and other motions in the course of a working day. They will be engaged in using office equipment and computers. They may engage in lifting of supplies and materials up to 20 pounds from time to time. While performing duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear. Working Conditions This job is located primarily in an indoor office environment with varying noise levels. There may be varying degrees of temperature. The employee may be interrupted from time to time. The above statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed for this job.
BENEFITS: Our firm offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package for full-time hourly employees including medical, dental & vision insurance, employer paid life insurance, employer paid short-term disability insurance, generous 401(k) plan match, paid vacation, and more. Benefit offerings for positions other than full-time may vary.
For immediate consideration for this opportunity, qualified candidates should forward their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org . Compensation commensurate with experience. QPWB is an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking enthusiastic candidates eager to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment.