Legal Nurse Help

  • Winning  Your  Cases

    I will help you win cases; save you time and expenses by identifying nonmeritorious cases.

  • NACLNC  Member

    Legal Nurse Consulting Solutions, LLC is a member of the certified NACLNC Community.

  • Years of Experience

    Jayne M. Backes RN, CLNC has 11 years of previous nursing experience.

Welcome

Jayne M. Backes RN, CLNC has over 11 years of nursing experience and offers several different types of legal counsel services to health care professionals in the Midwest.

Business  Vision

Legal Nurse Consulting Solution's vision is to uphold the standards for the health care community by identifying meritorious cases and communicating deviations from recognized standards, resulting in improved quality of care and promote justice.

Mission  Statement

Legal Nurse Consulting Solution is dedicated to setting a standard of excellence by providing ethical, timely, professional, and cost effective service to my clients.

Core  Values

I will treat every client and case professionally, respectfully and with integrity.

 

About

My 11 years of nursing experience, plus my CLCN Certification, I will help you win cases; save you time and expenses by identifying nonmeritorious cases.

Director of Nursing

As a Director Of Nursing in a skilled long term care facility for 5+ years, I am responsible for directing all aspects of the Nursing Department, knowledgeable of the inner working of long term care facilities which qualifies me to quickly and cost effectively review your cases involving long term care issues and help with locating expert witnesses.

Research  Strategies

Nearly 1 1/2 years of providing clinical care on a medical/surgical floor, labor and delivery and the Emergency Room, plus the use of my CLNC Medical Literature Research Strategies qualifies me to research material and provide education on basic health care cases so you can focus your time and energy on other aspects of the case.

Medical  Records

My nursing experience with reviewing medical records and working with Electronic Medical Records qualifies me to critique the content of medical records thoroughly with a critical eye easing the pain of deciphering records that are often confusing to interpret.

Circulating  Nurse

The 5 years’ experience of working as a Circulating Nurse in the Operating Room and in Pre/Post-Operative areas, enables me to share details of surgical services.

Services

Legal Nurse Consulting Solutions, LLC offers several different types of legal counseling services for health care professionals. Below are brief descriptions of each service that is offered.

Screen and investigate cases for merit.

Keep non-meritorious cases out of the legal system.

Identify types of expert witnesses needed; Locate expert witnesses.

NACLNC Membership provides access to many different types of expert witnesses.

Summarize, translate, and interpret medical records and prepare reports.

Types of reports:

  1. Narrative – brief or moderate
  2. Outline
  3. Chronological Timeline
  4. Tablets / Graphs
  5. Comprehensive

Medical Records Review

Identify and review relevant medical records, hospital records, hospital policies and procedures, other essential documents and other tangible items.

Literature Searches

Conduct literature searches and integrate the literature and standards/guidelines into the case analysis.

Assess the alleged damages and/or injuries.

Define ‘Standards Of Care’.

Define deviations from or adherence to the ‘Standards Of Care’.

Assist with many other aspects of the Discovery, ADR, and Trial processes.

Any case where health, illness or injury is an issue:

  1. Medical/Nursing Malpractice Cases
  2. General Personal Injury Cases
  3. Products Liability Cases
  4. Toxic Tort and Environmental Cases
  5. Workers Compensation and Workplace injury Cases
  6. Criminal Cases

resume

Information from Jayne M. Backes' professional resume is listed below.  You can download a printable .PDF of her resume by clicking here.

Summary of Qualifications

  1. 12+ years of experience as a Registered Nurse in the health care industry in a variety of settings.
  2. 1+ years experience serving as a consulting and testifying expert on medical related legal cases
  3. Currently direct/manage all aspects of Nursing Department in a Skilled Long Term Care Facility.
  4. Extensive clinical experience in the Operating Room, along with Pre/Post-Operative Care.
  5. Hands on clinical care, education and support to patients on Medical/Surgical Floor, in Labor/Delivery and in Emergency Room.

2009-Present

Good Samaritan Society, New Underwood, SD

Director of Nursing - Long Term Care facility

  1. Knowledge of long term care management, policies/procedures, budgeting, personnel management, and census development.
  2. Implemented EMR Process and continue to analyze the documentation within the EMR.
  3. Responsible for maintaining compliance with State and Federal Laws and Regulations; ensure compliance with current Medicare, Medicaid and Insurance Company rules and regulations.
  4. Responsible to monitor and participate in investigations involving incidents, complaints and allegations of potential abuse or neglect, or the loss of misappropriation of Resident property and responsible to report occurrences per State Regulations when necessary.
  5. Promote compliance with accident prevention procedures, safety rules and work practices to prevent employee injury and illness, controlling worker’s compensation costs.
  6. Act as an advocate for the Resident.

2007-2009

Black Hills Surgical Center, Rapid City, SD

Circulating Surgical Nurse

  1. Responsible for ensuring the Operating Room was set up correctly, all equipment functioning properly, sterility maintained and assist in cleaning of the Operating Room.
  2. Responsible for verifying the patients’ identity, allergies, and signatures on consent forms; reviewed the site and nature of the procedure with the Surgeon, prepared patient in Operating Room.
  3. Completed intra-operative documentation.
  4. Served as an advocate for the patient.

2004-2007

Ogallala Community Hospital, Ogallala, NE

Surgical Nurse

  1. Same duties as listed for Circulating Surgical Nurse.
  2. Responsible for pre-operative preparation of patient, provide emotional support, educate patient on what to expect pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative.
  3. Responsible for acute post-operative cares of patient, prepared patient to transfer to in-patient hospital room or discharge home.

2003-2004

Ogallala Community Hospital, Ogallala, NE

Staff Nurse - Medical/Surgical Floor, Labor/Delivery Department, Emergency Room

  1. Responsible for recording and analyzing patient medical histories, symptoms and conditions and reporting to Physician.
  2. Provided hands on clinical care, administration of medications and treatments.
  3. Complied with policies, procedures, regulations, and rules in maintaining medical records.
  4. Prepared patients for tests, exams, and treatments and assist Physician as necessary.
  5. Provided education to patients and families.
  6. Served as an advocate for patients.

Education

  1. Associate Degree in Nursing, Mid-Plains Community College, North Platte, NE
  2. Certified Legal Nurse Consultant - CLNC Certification Online Program, Vickie Milazzo, a division of Medical-Legal Institute, Inc. 2014.
  3. National Alliance of Certified Legal Nurse Consultants Online Apprenticeship, Vickie Milazzo Institute, 2014.

Download Resume (.PDF)

Professional Certifications

  1. Registered Professional Nurse, South Dakota Board of Nursing.
  2. Certified Legal Nurse Consultant.
  3. CPR/AED.

Professional References

  1. Dr. David Sandvik  – (605) 431-3844
  2. Ron Kortemeyer – (605) 484-4004
  3. Diane Tines – (605) 754-6565

Contact

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