legal nurse consultant resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Unique combination of skills within the healthcare arena over 35+ years. Starting out as a certified nursing assistant in 1984, to Occupational Therapy Assistant, to Regional Director of Rehabilitation Services (PT, OT and ST services in multiple Healthcare facilities), to RN, then Certified as a Legal Nurse Consultant, addressing compliance for both nursing and rehabilitation and now obtaining my Juris Doctor Degree (specialization in Healthcare), I can relate to all levels from patient care to healthcare administration as we work together to ensure optimal healthcare experiences for healthcare workers and patients alike.

I bring to the team passion about improving the Healthcare industry as I look to combine my years of experience in Legal Nursing and Healthcare to assist both the legal and healthcare industries.

  • Time Management
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Ability to manage needs of multiple clients
  • Efficiency
  • Attention to Detail
  • Healthcare Personnel Supervision
  • Microsoft office
  • HIPAA compliance
  • EMRs
  • Strong work ethic
  • Commitment to assisting with improving the healthcare industry
08/2012 to Current
Legal Nurse Consultant Fairview Health Services Bloomington, MN,
  • Collect medical records and evidence to organize case information.
  • Conduct medical research to facilitate ongoing cases and legal investigations into issues.
  • Utilize computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems.
  • Create analysis, reports, charts and graphs.
  • Create chronologies of medical records
  • Speak to standards of care
  • Ensure efficient, concise and protected flow of work products for thousands of medically related cases.
06/2011 to 11/2017
Corporate Compliance Touchpoints Therapy City, STATE,
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise strategies to improve processes and risk controls as well as implement new systems and best practice guidelines.
  • Planned and executed compliance audits to check company policies, procedures and controls.
  • Maintained and revised policy procedures for general operation of compliance program.
  • Developed organizational methods and policies, implementing training initiatives to deliver ongoing awareness of and compliance with established procedures.
  • Adhered to deadlines in optimizing regulatory and operational performance.
  • Established working relationships with regulatory agencies.
  • Enforced regulations by reviewing federal and state laws to confirm compliance.
  • Carefully maintained and circulated filing documents and records to department heads.
  • Collected, input and analyzed information to make effective evaluations of company operations.
  • Produced weekly and monthly reports detailing compliance findings and recommendations for improvements.
  • Studied regulations to ascertain all requirements and delivered necessary training to clients.
  • Assessed internal documentation and communications.
  • Provided compliance risk control consultation to committees and leadership.
  • Enforced safety and regulatory adherence throughout client projects and training programs.
  • Facilitated adherence to all safety and regulatory objectives, including client-specific projects, training programs and personnel background checks.
07/2010 to 05/2016
RN PASRR Evaluator Ascend Management Innovations City, STATE,
  • Consulted for State of CT Department of Social Services via Ascend Management Innovations as a Registered Nurse.
  • Performed patient assessments to determine appropriateness of skilled nursing facility admission based on clinical and mental health needs.
  • Performed patient assessments to determine appropriateness of ongoing skilled nursing facility stay based on clinical and mental health needs.
06/2005 to 06/2011
Director of Rehabilitation Services Foremost Rehabilitation City, STATE,
  • Managed Physical, Occupational, Speech Therapists, assistants and rehab techs in Healthcare facilities. (Prior experience as a Regional Rehabilitation Director of 11-13 Healthcare facilities. Performed this simplified role while in Nursing school)
  • Administered proper oversight of expenses, including overtime, productivity and staff utilization to optimize revenue and profitable growth.
  • Promoted new program development with focus on functional outcomes to improve quality of life of patients served.
  • Conducted annual performance appraisals for therapy staff, conferring with regional director on performance and merit reviews.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care.
  • Resolved conflicts promptly among physicians, nurses and other healthcare employees to keep workflows on task.
  • Created and maintained facility documents and records, maintaining accuracy while managing sensitive data.
  • Initiated training and education programs for supporting healthcare staff.
  • Implemented new hire training to further develop skills and initiate discussions on task prioritization.
  • Managed operations in accordance with budget requirements.
  • Reviewed and assessed staff processes, reducing hazards posed for residents and staff while promoting regulatory compliance.
  • Oversaw clinic administration, including financial management, recruitment and human resources.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2021 to to
J.D.: Law- Healthcare Law
Novus Law School - California,
  • Dissertation: Healthcare Law submitted 9/2021. Final review with graduation as a Juris Doctor planned for end of November, beginning of December 2021.
Expected in 05/2018 to to
Bachelor of Science:
Purdue Global - Indianapolis, Indiana,
  • Summa cum laude graduate
Expected in 05/2008 to to
Associate of Science: Registered Nursing
Goodwin College - East Hartford, CT
Expected in 05/1990 to to
Associate of Science: Occupational Therapy
Manchester Community College - Manchester, CT
Additional Information

Acceptance, pending membership of The American Association of Nurse Attorneys (TAANA)

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School Attended

  • Novus Law School
  • Purdue Global
  • Goodwin College
  • Manchester Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Legal Nurse Consultant
  • Corporate Compliance
  • RN PASRR Evaluator
  • Director of Rehabilitation Services


  • J.D.
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science

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