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Registered Nurse Consultant

Company:
Horizons
Location:
Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
Post Date:
July 12, 2019
Job Status:
Full-Time
Description:

Horizons is seeking a full-time (40 hours) licensed Registered Nurse Consultant to join the Routt County team to coordinate the spectrum of medical care for about 30 adults with intellectual disabilities.


Competitive compensation package offered.


Nurse Consultant Job Duties:



  • Supports healthcare providers, organizations, and patients by completing investigations for attorneys, physicians, insurance and accreditation organizations, health professionals, private investigators, injured and third parties; providing risk-prevention methodologies.

  • Develops medical malpractice claims information by investigating hospital, nursing home, physician and nursing negligence claims; providing unbiased opinions; determining merits of legal or accreditation actions.

  • Provides medical records information by completing initial review and liability assessment; identifying health care providers; preparing releases and letters to obtain complete medical records, x-rays, and billings; organizing, chronologically summarizing, analyzing, and indexing medical records and billings; preparing a timeline of events; transcribing handwritten chart/record notes; preparing tables, charts, and graphs of data; recommending and preparing documents for review by the expert advisory panel.

  • Identifies potential medical personnel/witnesses by deciphering names from medical documents; locating important witnesses; interviewing witnesses; suggesting list of deponents; scheduling and summarizing depositions; reviewing and assisting attorney in preparation of preliminary and final witness lists.

  • Identifies medical experts by recommending areas of expertise to be consulted; obtaining and providing a list of potential experts; locating specifically named experts (defense and/or plaintiff); researching backgrounds of experts; obtaining curriculum vitaes; interacting with experts; preparing documents for review by experts; maintaining reference notebook on experts.


Horizons Specialized Services was created in 1975 to provide services to individuals with developmental disabilities in five northwest counties of Colorado: Grand, Jackson, Moffat, Rio Blanco and Routt. The administration office for Horizons is located in Steamboat Springs. Residential services to adults are primarily located in Routt and Moffat Counties. In Moffat, Rio Blanco and Routt Counties, services to families and children are both home and center based. In Grand and Jackson Counties, services to families are primarily home based.


We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.


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