HUNTON ANDREWS KURTH LLP Legal Nurse Consultant - Litigation in HOUSTON, Texas

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, a global law firm, is actively recruiting a Legal Nurse Consultant - Litigation to support the Health Care Litigation and Compliance team in its Houston, Texas office. This position performs specialized paralegal duties utilizing heavy medical background experience for the team, clients and the firm; ensures client service and satisfaction are attained in all areas. Provides staff leadership in supporting firm, office and team initiatives and in support of management directives. Conducts medical research, prepares chronologies of medical events and comparing them to plaintiffs' allegations. Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor Degree, BSN, RN or equivalent. Must have 2+ years medical and law firm experience. Must possess strong organizational and communications skills, both verbal and written. Must be able to work with personnel at all levels. Must be able to operate the Firm's software applications on an advanced level within a reasonable period of time, and possess excellent reading comprehension skills and proofreading skills. Other Minimum Qualifications: Accurate typing, familiarity with legal terminology and medical terminology and procedures, ability to generate a large volume of work and pay strict attention to detail. Must have strong research skills and highly developed legal analytical abilities. Examples include: ability to work well under pressure, patience, diplomacy, high stress tolerance, excellent interpersonal communication skills, ability to prioritize workload and adapt to changing conditions. Visual acuity needed for transcription, extensive reading and input (typing) of information into computer. Ability to receive and convey detailed information through oral communication. Essential competency processes include language ability, reasoning and memory. Must have the ability to train paralegals in addition to possessing the abilities or aptitudes to proficiently perform each of the responsibilities and accountabilities described above, with or without reasonable accommodation. EEO/drug-free workplace/E-Verify participant/Female/ Minority/Veteran/Disability