There are many benefits to your becoming a Legal Nurse Consultant now, including flexibility, increased income, greater independence and becoming a valued member of a team. You have unique skills, experience and knowledge to bring to the assessment and planning process with your attorney clients.
As a Registered Nurse, you are an ideal health care professional to assist in interpreting medical records. You will also become part of a team as a respected and valued member.
The need for Legal Nurse Consultants will continue to grow as more and more patients use an already heavily burdened health care system. As long as there are medically related cases that must be decided by our judicial system, there will be a need for attorneys, and attorneys will need help from a qualified medical professional in understand the complexities of the health care system and standards of care for patients. As a Legal Nurse Consultant you will be able to assist attorneys and their clients in navigating thru the maze of health care systems that can often be confusing to non medical professionals.
You will also be able to benefit from your years of experience in the health care system in a monetary way as a Legal nurse consultant. Legal Nurse Consultants who work independently earn more per hour than their nursing counterparts who work in typical inpatient or outpatient settings. As a Legal Nurse Consultant, you will be able to financially benefit from your years of training and working in an established medical facility as a Registered Nurse.
One of the great benefits as an independent contractor or self employed Legal Nurse Consultant is the flexibility in your schedule. You will be able to set up your own home office and decide your work hours. If you are a morning person, you will be able to work mornings, if you are a night owl, you can choose to work as late as you like. Independence and flexibility in working hours are incredible benefits as an independent Legal Nurse Consultant.
Increased income, flexibility, independence and professional respect are just a few of the many benefits in this growing field. Now is the ideal time to begin training to become a Legal Nurse Consultant.