In this video, Certified Legal Nurse Consultant Lynn Belcher, RN, BSN, MHA, CLNC explains how she created a successful legal nurse consulting business by building alliances with ten other CLNC consultants. These CLNC subcontractors empower Lynn to consult on any type of medical-related cases for attorneys.
Every time I teach a CLNC Certification Seminar I get to meet the most amazing registered nurses. I hear stories of personal hardships, some of which would break my heart – except for one fact. That fact is that these strong and brave women are striving to, and will, overcome anything that stands in front of them.
VICKIE: This is CLNC Consultant Caryn Jaffe, RN, CLNC. Caryn, I know you’re a specialist in IV cases as a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant. What kinds of issues do you have, what kinds of cases?
Every day we face myriad choices, which involve everything we do from the foods we choose to how we perform on our legal nurse consultant jobs.
Two things all Certified Legal Nurse Consultants have in common are the need to track their billable hours and the need to bill their attorney-clients for those hours.
The year was 1991. A young RN and the single mom of a three-year-old, with no support, I moved from British Columbia, Canada, to Harlingen, Texas. For the first few years I worked in the emergency department. I loved it, but with a tiny daughter, the shifts were hard to manage. In 1994 I moved into home health care.
It’s hardwired into an RN’s DNA to want to make a difference in your job whether that job is legal nurse consulting or an RN job at a hospital.
Certified Legal Nurse Consultants can no longer avoid social media, as more and more legal nurse consultants are reporting success in obtaining new attorney-clients from it.
RNs are tycoons of commitment. The average RN has more complex responsibilities than the crew of NASA’s mission control, an air traffic controller and the President of the United States combined, and we handle every one of them.
With all the hullabaloo going on around the new iPhone 8 (cordless charging) and iPhone X (no home button and facial recognition), we tend to forget that there are still Certified Legal Nurse Consultants out there with other, earlier iPhone versions.