I know many of you think I’ve got it all together and have never known a moment’s fear. But that’s simply not true. When I interviewed with my first attorney-prospect I was terrified. I knew in theory attorneys needed nurses, but that didn’t suppress the fear.
As a professional Certified Legal Nurse Consultant your accessories say a lot about you. When you present to an attorney, they’ll notice small things about you such as your watch, your purse, how scuffed your shoes are and even your manicure.
Vickie: This is Becky Jones, Certified Legal Nurse Consultant. Becky specializes in obstetrical cases. I know that’s not the only type of legal nurse consultant jobs you’re involved in, but I specifically wanted to ask you about preterm labor cases.
If you know my family, you know that we’ve raised ping-pong to the level of an extreme sport. Everyone participates and I’ve spent many a fun hour around the ping-pong table with my family, Tom and even a few of the braver CLNC Mentors and LegalNurse.com staff.
Every medical-related case you analyze begins with the big picture. Only when you understand the essence of the case can you efficiently drill down to the relevant details for optimal legal nurse consultant productivity.
Have you ever had a massage therapist or trainer who started out as awesome and then over time began showing up 5 minutes late (and later), and then gets into “Oh, I’m sorry but I must take this text or call. Just hold those 150 lb. dumbbells over your head and remember to breathe.”
CLNC students often preface a question with “This might be a stupid question…” and I immediately reply, “The only stupid question is the one that goes unasked.”
Believe it or not, you can text yourself. “Why would a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant want to text herself?” you might ask. The reasons are simple and were bred from practicality.
Agility is one of the hallmark characteristics of any successful Certified Legal Nurse Consultant and one of the strengths I used to build a legal nurse consulting business that was bigger than me.
When you’re working on a big project or a big report, there are those moments when you’re “in the zone” and everything is falling into place like magic. The words just flow from your brain into the keyboard.