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Munley Law has an outstanding, full-time opportunity for a Legal Nurse Consultant in our office located in downtown Scranton. This is an excellent opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join a successful firm, offering challenging work within a professional legal practice.

In this new role, you’ll become an integral part of our team playing a vital role in medical record and document review, summarization of records, and contributing to various litigation projects

Here is a snapshot of the role:

  • Communicates with potential clients to obtain relevant information
  • Identifies required medical records to be obtained from providers
  • Organizes, indexes and manages medical records
  • Prepares medical chronologies and prepares medical timelines
  • Interprets medical records and translates medical terms, diagnoses, and treatment plans for attorney-client
  • Provides concise medical summaries and recommendations
  • Conducts medical research regarding case subject areas; including but not limited to – medical condition at issue in the case; the standard of care applicable to treatment; professional guidelines and practice regulations
  • Evaluates causation and damages issues
  • Participates in expert interviews and case strategy discussions
  • Works collaboratively with attorneys, paralegals and staff
  • Provides support during discovery, depositions, trial and other legal proceedings

Our ideal candidate has the following skills and abilities:

  • Must be a professional team player, with a positive attitude
  • Proficiency with Windows-based software – Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe PRO, required
  • Able to work in a fast-paced work environment with shifting priorities and multiple deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required
  • Ability to communicate professionally and interact effectively with all levels of personnel, including management and support staff
  • Flexibility and ability to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, reliability and ability to learn new technology quickly

The requirements for the job are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Must have a clinical background with a minimum of five (5) years experience
  • Previous experience in a legal environment, preferred
  • Proficient understanding and utilization of medical terminology, medical conditions, laboratory tests, and medications. Possess thorough understanding of medical condition to explain or illustrate a diagnosis.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and offer an excellent starting salary and comprehensive benefits. Due to the volume of applications received, only qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please and no agencies.

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