Associate Medical Examiner - District 6
The Medical Examiner for the 6th Judicial Circuit, Florida (Pinellas & Pasco Counties) is seeking a highly qualified individual to fill the position of Associate Medical Examiner. This position will assist in performing the duties associated with medico-legal death investigation including scene evaluation and some scene investigation, examination and/or autopsy and courtroom testimony.
- Performs autopsies and physical examinations to determine the cause and manner of death, pursuant to Florida State Statute, Chapter 406.
- Prepare clear, concise narrative description of autopsy/exam findings.
- Reviews items related such as medical records & hospital charts, medical examiner investigator reports, law enforcement agency reports and laboratory results.
- Responsible for adhering to the rules and regulations that govern medical examiners in the State of Florida (F.S.S. Chapter 406, FL Administrative Code 11-G & Practice Guidelines).
- Rotate on-call duties with other physician staff.
- Serves as a non-bias expert witness providing intelligible testimony in depositions, grand jury sessions, trials and conferences with attorneys.
- Participates in conferences with family members, law enforcement, attorneys, and other individuals to provide information on investigations and autopsies.
- Trains personnel as needed or requested.
- Provides educational lectures for students, law enforcement, and the general community.
- Reviews cases that were reported but jurisdiction declined.
- Reviews cremation requests.
- Responsible for maintaining educational knowledge related to Forensic Pathology and Medico-legal death investigations.
- Perform other duties of a comparable level as assigned.
- Graduation from an approved school of medicine and possession of a current license to practice medicine in the State of Florida as required by the Florida Board of Medicine.
- Completion of fellowship training in Forensic Pathology.
- Must be board certified in anatomic or anatomic/clinical pathology, by the American Board of Pathology.
- Must be board certified in Forensic Pathology or board eligible, with certification obtained within 2 years of employment, by the American Board of Pathology.
- Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license.
- Must pass thorough background check and pre-employment drug screening.