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Nurse Paralegal - Medical Malpractice Litigation - Up to $80,000

Filcro Legal Staffing in New York, NY, USA

POSITION: Nurse Paralegal – RN/LNC/MPH

COMPENSATION: Base up to $80,000 plus paid overtime, generous bonuses, medical benefits, 12 Vacation Days, 3 Personal/Sick Days, Paid Holidays, 3 Additional Paid Holidays for Seasonal Office Closing, 401K

LOCATION: Midtown NYC

THE ORGANIZATION: Plaintiffs-only law firm with a national trial practice

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify, organize and analyze pertinent medical records to support two Partner’s and team of Associates handling a broad range of injury and wrongful death cases involving defective devices and dangerous drugs and consumer products
  • Review and analyze medical records, pre-existing or co-existing medical conditions, billings, notes of physicians and nurses, charts, pleadings, discovery, deposition transcripts, accident reports and insurance documents
  • Conduct medical research to translate and interpret medical/nursing terms, diagnoses, and treatment plans; outline relevant deviations and adherences to Standards of Care
  • Evaluate strengths and weaknesses of medical evidence and identify exclusions, oversights and discrepancies
  • Organize and prepare outlines and narrative summaries of digested medical records for presentation to clients and for use during depositions/trial
  • Evaluate causation and damages issues
  • Educate attorneys and clients regarding relevant medical issues
  • Identify plaintiff’s future medical needs and associated costs
  • Perform cost of care estimates for long term care treatment and catastrophic case management scenarios
  • Locate or prepare demonstrative evidence for trial
  • Assist with preparation for and support during deposition, trial or ADR
  • Process authorizations requesting medical/collateral source records
  • Appear as an expert witness, testifying at trials, depositions, hearings, and arbitrations as required
  • Conduct non-party witness interviews and prepare memorandum to keep attorneys apprised of obtained information

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2-6 years of demonstrated experience reviewing medical evidence involved in litigation cases, i.e. HIPPA compliance, medical records and billings from case inception through trial/settlement
  • 2-3 years of nursing/medical experience with strong knowledge of medical terminology, anatomical drawings, laboratory tests, medical conditions and medications
  • Team Player who is Proactive, Highly Motivated, Energetic, Organized and Self-Managing
  • Proficiency with MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Adobe; TrialWorks; Westlaw, LexisNexis and PACER
  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed
  • Bachelor's degree in medical related field preferred; MPH a plus
  • Registered Nurse License and Paralegal Certification preferred

TO APPLY:

If your experience meets the requirements of this position, please submit your resume in Word format for consideration to:

Janice (Miller) Paisley

Senior Recruitment Manager

Filcro Legal Staffing

New York, NY, Cleveland, OH, Chicago, IL, Philadelphia, PA & Washington, DC

http://filcro.com/nurse-paralegal-jobs.html

About Filcro Legal Staffing:

Filcro Legal Staffing is one of New York City's leading legal employment agencies specializing in the identification of legal support and legal administrative staff. Since 1985 we have served the legal community on a daily basis offering stability and continuity to law firms who seek out our firm based on a reputation of integrity, efficacy and professionalism.

Through the identification, recruitment, qualification and verification of each candidate we maintain the integrity of our clients and the legal candidates we represent. Our clients are the law firms and respected corporate legal community across the United States including New York City, New Jersey, Washington D.C., Chicago, Philadelphia, Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Palo Alto.

When defining what makes Filcro Legal Staffing special, it is the consistency of our services, the people who represent our firm and a commitment to excellence.

Posted date: 4 years ago

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