Job Details

Legal Staff Paralegal in Wheeling, WV

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Company name

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe L.L.P

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Health Care

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

Wheeling, WV

Date Last Verified

Apr 29,2018

Posted on

Mar 12,2018

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Profile

Legal Nurse Consultant (Paralegal) The candidate will support the delivery of quality legal services to clients. Will perform critical analysis of clinically related issues as they pertain to clients represented. Review and analyze medical records, pre-existing or co-existing medical conditions, billings, notes of physicians and nurses, charts, pleadings, discovery, deposition transcripts, 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. Educate attorneys regarding relevant medical issues. Assist with preparation of demonstrative evidence for trial. Assist with preparation for and support during deposition and trial. Process authorizations requesting medical/collateral source records. Work with expert witnesses including assisting them in preparation of trial. Conduct non-party witness interviews and prepare memorandum to keep attorneys apprised of obtained information.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in medical related field required with a strong academic background. Registered Nurse license is required. Paralegal certification is preferred. LNC certification is also preferred. Must have 3-5 years of nursing/medical experience with strong knowledge of medical terminology, anatomical drawings, laboratory tests, medical conditions and medications. Advanced computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office, Westlaw, LexisNexis and PACER required. Strong time-management skills are needed.

Additional info

Submit resume and cover letter online. No phone calls.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe L.L.P
2121 Main Street
Wheeling, WV 26003-2809