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Nurse Paralegal

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

1-5 yrs required

Location

Denver, CO

Date Last Verified

Aug 14,2017

Posted on

Jun 28,2017
Practice Area
Health Care >> Health Care
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Nurse Paralegal Duties: Obtain, review and analyze medical documents and records; Ability to identify and summarize medical treatments rendered, complaints, and injuries; Identification of missing records/additional records needed on a time-sensitive and confidential basis; Prepare and organize complete medical record summaries; Prepare mandatory disclosures and expert disclosures; Draft pleadings, discovery and routine correspondence; Assist in preparation of and responses to discovery requests; Analysis of medical literature, and expert research; Assisting in preparation for trial. Anticipating attorney’s needs; Identifying problems and finding solutions.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A nursing degree from an accredited school of nursing, an ABA Paralegal Certificate, and 1-5 years of experience in clinical practice. Experience in a law firm or legal department, and knowledge of rules of civil procedure and docketing is a plus. Proficient understanding and utilization of medical terminology, anatomical drawings, laboratory tests, and medications is required. A thorough understanding of medical conditions to explain or illustrate a diagnosis, full understanding of HIPAA compliance, and understanding and compliance with all other related regulatory mandates. Experienced in docketing and maintaining calendaring systems; Experienced in maintaining hard and soft filing systems; Experienced in billing time. Exceptional writing and research skills; Extremely detail oriented; Ability to stay focused on numerous details while maintaining a high level of accuracy; Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize a high-volume workload to meet time-critical deadlines. Required Computer Skills/Knowledge: MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Adobe Pro; Summation, and Trial Director experience is a plus; Colorado Courts E-Filing (formerly known as ICCES); U.S. District Court ECF; PACER.

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