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Include These Legal Nurse Consultant Skills
- Medical case and record analysis
- Medical terminology
- Medical expert recommendations
- Healthcare provider relationships
- Medical reports, summaries, and chronologies
- Medical expert witnesses
- Injury and condition assessment
- Networking and contact management
- Hands-on nursing experience
- Nursing standards of care
An example of a cover letter for a legal nurse consultant follows, including comparable qualifications and experience.
Dear Mr. Fisher:
Upon learning of your practice’s need for a legal nurse consultant, I hastened to submit my resume for your review. As a highly skilled nurse and healthcare consultant with comprehensive experience reviewing medical cases and records to inform legal proceedings, I am prepared to significantly contribute to your firm’s objectives.
My background includes five years of experience working with attorneys and their staff to explain medical terminology, review case records, and recommend appropriate medical experts, all complemented by my previous 14-year-career as a registered nurse. Equipped with expertise in the healthcare industry and practice, I excel at evaluating medical operations and systems, liaising with providers, and developing detailed reports and chronologies.
Highlights of my experience include…
Leveraging in-depth medical background to effectively and accurately evaluate medical malpractice, personal injury, product liability, toxic tort, and other cases involving medical issues and concerns
Reviewing and interpreting complex medical records to assess their relevance and significance to cases; identifying and locating medical expert witnesses as needed to strengthen cases’credibility
Analyzing clients’injuries and conditions and helping to determine causation issues and contributing factors
Demonstrating unparalleled dedication to providing outstanding quality control and support for legal practices while forging solid and trusting relationships with physicians, staff, clients, and attorneys
My skills in medical consulting and nursing are exhaustive, and I am confident my additional strengths will readily translate to your firm. The chance to offer more insight into my qualifications would be appreciated. Thank you for your consideration, and I look forward to speaking with you soon.
Rose R. Hanson