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Title : Nurse/paralegal Medical Coordinator

Location : New York - Long Island
Refer to Job # BMVX801307

Nurse/Paralegal Medical Coordinator The candidate supports attorneys by reviewing and summarizing medical records while also overseeing and providing managerial support to other firm members who procure, review and/or summarize medical records. Reviews, summarizes, and monitors the procurement of medical records. Identifies missing information and takes corrective action by communicating with attorneys, opposing counsel, insurance claim professionals and expert witnesses. Paralegals represent the firm by supporting attorneys and providing outstanding customer service and accurate follow-through actions for all inquiries and referrals. Proactively monitors the status of pending medical record requests for a nationwide firm and communicates with attorneys as to suggested actions to move cases forward to conclusion based upon their review of medical records. Identifies incomplete or missing information based upon their review of records provided from opposing counsel or directly from a medical provider and proposes further course of action as required. Provides managerial support to growing medical records team, including supervision and training. Drafts, reviews, and edits medical record summaries and correspondence to providers and opposing counsel. Reviews and analyzes information, including medical records, authorizations, documents provided by other parties and their counsel, and medical providers. Inputs information regarding the status of medical records into case management software/excel spreadsheets in a timely manner. Provides detailed information regarding alleged injuries and prior or subsequent accidents and their effects through research. Answers questions and supplies detailed information both in person and on the phone. Assists attorneys with preparation for and during trials, arbitration proceedings, administrative hearings, etc., by preparing medical record summaries and documents to be provided to expert witnesses Receives and processes a variety of requests for information, registrations, actions, forms, orders, notices, and/or other related information. Assists with engagement and consultation with expert witnesses. Performs a variety of clerical activities and other duties as assigned. Should have associates degree in a related field (such as legal assisting or nursing). Should have 5+ years of related experience in analyzing and summarizing medical records from a personal injury or medical malpractice insurance defense background. Prior Management/Supervisor experience. General knowledge of applicable subject areas, including relevant medical terminology and diagnostic codes. Proficiency in all Microsoft Office products (including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and in using web-based applications. Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and deal with interruptions.

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