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Nurse Paralegal

Litigation | Richmond, VA | Full Time

Job Description

Great Opportunity with an Awesome Firm!

Moran, Reeves & Conn, PC is a growing firm located in the heart of Richmond’s Shockoe Slip dedicated to finding innovative solutions to our clients' legal needs.  We are recognized by Virginia Business as a Great Place to Work two years running by embracing our firm values:

  • Being one team of professionals, respecting and helping each other as equals
  • Producing the highest quality work for our clients
  • Being responsive, creative, and pragmatic
  • Holding ourselves to the highest ethical standards
  • Treating others with courtesy, respect, and dignity
  • Involving ourselves responsibly in our community.

The Position: We seek an experienced nurse paralegal for our medical malpractice defense litigation team who is willing to join us in embracing these values.  Job responsibilities include:  

  • Organize, review, analyze, and summarize medical records.
  • Identify expert witnesses to evaluate the medical care and treatment of the defendant, the ramifications of medical and nursing decisions, and the ultimate damages to the plaintiff/patient.
  • Prepare periodic progress reports to the client, expert disclosures, literature designations, witness and exhibit lists, and other narrative documents.
  • Conduct research to identify all healthcare providers of the plaintiff/patient.
  • Assist with trial preparation by coordinating experts’ trial appearances, facilitating technology assistance, and conducting jury research and follow-up analysis.
  • Maintain expert database, including their CVs, fees, HIPAA agreements, and opinions – along with comments regarding the experts’ defensive posture and their degree of responsiveness to the legal process.
  • Prepare medical analysis summary reports for attorneys.
  • Research medical and nursing literature regarding case issues.
  • Assist attorneys with preparation for client meetings and depositions.
  • Attendance at trials may be needed, including those that are out-of-town, to facilitate the flow of trial presentations
  • Assist with discovery efforts.

 Job Benefits: We offer competitive pay and exceptional benefits including:

  • High deductible health plan (HDHP) free to employees.  Generous employer contribution toward other plan options.
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) with generous employer contribution 
  • 401(k) plan with employer contributions
  • Generous paid leave benefits, including paid parental leave
  • 100% employer-paid dental, life, and disability insurance plans
  • Supplemental benefit options
  • Business casual dress with “Jeans Friday”
  • Free parking

Requirements:  The successful candidate will enjoy working in our team environment, collaborating with attorneys, other paralegals, and administrative professional.  Qualifications include:  

  • Registered Nurse (RN) certification and clinical experience
  • In-hospital clinical nursing experience, preferably involving a wide range of practice areas or an academic medical center setting
  • Bachelor’s degree; graduate degree is a plus
  • Prior medical review experience for insurance or legal purposes in addition to clinical experience requirement is a plus
  • Risk management or healthcare quality experience is a plus

We recognize the organizational strengths that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce; therefore, we are committed to equal opportunity.