The average hourly pay for a Legal Nurse Consultant in Chicago, Illinois is $51.20.
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Job Description for Legal Nurse Consultant
The position of a legal nurse consultant is employed primarily by insurance companies. Most companies in this industry require applicants to be registered nurses (RNs) and prefer those who have several years of clinical experience; some companies may search specifically for RNs who have worked in other departments of the hospital, such as the emergency room. Some companies prefer applicants who have legal certificates or paralegal training. Nurses with previous experience in case management or o…Read more
Legal Nurse Consultant Tasks
- Collect, organize, audit, and maintain records for legal purposes.
- Instruct people about standards of care, potential causality and risks.
- Prepare visualizations and graphs for trials.
- Create summaries, reports, and invoices to document recommendations and hours.
- Review, analyze, understand, and make recommendations about health records.
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Skills in Medical Records are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Research Analysis and Electronic Medical Records (EMR).
Pay by Experience Level for Legal Nurse Consultant
An early career Legal Nurse Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60.00 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Legal Nurse Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50.00 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $50.
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Employees with Legal Nurse Consultant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 91.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (46.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (30.9% less), Phoenix, Arizona (27.8% less) and Buffalo, New York (23.2% less).
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