Certified Legal Nurse Resume

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Career Objective:

Highly-knowledgeable, competent, and certified professional seeking a Legal Nurse position in a reputed hospital to use my expertise in solving complex patient cases, identifying frauds, and ensuring appropriate punishment for medical malpractices.

Summary of Skills:

  • Sound knowledge of medical terms, treatment procedures, and clinical terminologies for preparing accurate case papers

  • Familiar with performing reviews and analysis of patients’ medical records, and identifying medical malpractices

  • Capable of conducting interviews of patient as well as his family to recognize and secure expert witnesses

  • Adept in assisting attorneys in understanding medical terminology and cases

  • Team player and possess exceptional organizational skills

  • Detail-oriented with excellent problem-solving skills

Work Experience:

Certified Legal Nurse

Frisbee Memorial Hospital, Los Angeles, CA

November 2014 – Present

  • Assisting law professionals in various cases such as medical malpractice, insurance frauds as well as workers’ compensation

  • Coordinating with the nursing staff to organize, tabulate, and index medical records as well as preparing medical chronologies to appropriately present the case in the court

  • Facilitating communication and understanding between clients, attorneys, witnesses, and providing litigation support by composing and analyzing various medical documents

  • Screening new cases for medical merit, summarizing medical records, assembling timelines of medical events and working with legal parties to help them understand hospital treatments and discrepancies

  • Studying medical cases and determining the course of legal procedures

  • Examining patients’ medical charts for signs of tampering or malpractice, and explaining it to involved legal advisor

  • Translating health-care language and medical terms for the attorneys or other legal staff

Registered Nurse

BJC Healthcare, Los Angeles, CA

September 2011 – October 2014

  • Consulted with the health-care providers regarding critical patients, and administered medication under their supervision

  • Worked in the neonatal department to provide comfort and care to mothers post delivery as well as expecting mothers

  • Monitored patients during dialysis to assess in any emergent changes in the patient’s condition, and communicated observed problems to family members and concerned doctor

  • Coordinated with nursing staff to monitor the assigned patients in various departments for noticing changed behavior, and prepared report about response given to the medication

  • Attended research seminars and training sessions to stay up-to-date about the latest medical equipment for providing quality care to the patients

  • Worked with nurses in the emergency and trauma department, and administered injections to patients undergoing skin grafting treatment

  • Assisted the clinical doctors to perform operational procedures on patients being treated for heart ailments, organ transplants or plastic surgeries

Internship:

Nursing Intern

NJC Healthcare, Los Angeles, CA

July 2009 – August 2011

  • Worked under the supervision of senior nurses to provide direct nursing care to assigned patients, and prepared weekly medical reports

  • Coordinated with the physicians and other doctors to offer designated treatment to patients to ensure quality care

  • Regularly assessed patients in intensive care unit to make notes of their vital parameters, and informed the concerned doctor regarding abnormal observations

  • Coordinated with other nursing interns to perform various duties like collecting samples for laboratory tests, and collected reports from pathological lab

  • Assisted other nursing interns to conduct rounds in various departments to identify uneasiness in patients, and provided comfort to them

  • Reviewed patient’s progress daily and updated medical charts in his room to give accurate information to concerned doctors

  • Maintained a safe, comfortable, and therapeutic environment for the patients/families in accordance with hospital standards

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

    David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

    2011

Reference:

On request.