Job Opportunity: Nurse Paralegal in McLean, Virginia

Sands Anderson PC seeks an experienced Litigation/Nurse Paralegal to handle medical malpractice and complex litigation cases as a member of the Healthcare Group in our McLean office.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide paralegal support to attorneys through all phases of healthcare litigation.
  • Answer interrogatories.
  • Issue subpoenas.
  • Manage and organize multiple cases; document collection and productions.
  • Obtain, organize, perform comprehensive chart reviews for relevancy and standard of care deviation and summarize medical records.
  • Coordinate with experts.
  • Assist with preparation of depositions, including gathering and organizing exhibits.
  • Assist with trial preparation; exhibit and witness list preparation and organization.
  • Perform jury research and obtain medical literature.

Skills and Education Requirements:

  • College degree and/or paralegal certificate with 3+ years of paralegal experience in litigation, preferably healthcare or personal injury environment.
  • Ability to understand basic medical terminology and anatomy.
  • Ability to identify and understand issues in case and proactively assist attorneys.
  • Ability to effectively set priorities, meet deadlines, multi-task and reprioritize to accommodate urgent requests.
  • Ability to search database programs and assist with organizing, summarizing and/or categorizing documents.
  • Exceptional work quality and attention to detail.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills with strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and trial practice software.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with attorneys, staff, clients and external parties.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all Firm and client matters.
  • Proven behavior that displays reliability and professionalism.
  • Flexibility to work overtime and travel as necessary.

Sands Anderson is a drug-free workplace that offers a competitive compensation/benefits package.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and salary history to:

Sands Anderson PC
Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 1998
Richmond, VA 23218

e-mail: hr@sandsanderson.com

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