District Medical Examiner, Florida ME District 1 (Pensacola, FL)
This position is responsible for performing the duties of the Medical Examiner for District 1 of Florida, which is Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, and Walton Counties, Florida.
Minimum Education and/or Experience:
Graduation from an accredited medical school and board certification in forensic pathology by the American Board of Pathology. Approximately five to ten years of experience in a responsible position involving practice in the field of forensic pathology. Must possess a license to practice medicine and certification by the American Board of Pathology in the field of anatomic pathology and forensic pathology at the time of appointment and must maintain such licensure and certification as a condition of employment.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of principles and practices of forensic pathology, laws, rules, and regulations governing forensic services. Ability to run the Office of the Medical Examiner; communicate effectively orally and in writing; establish and maintain positive working relationships with members of law enforcement agencies; ability to testify effectively as an expert witness.
The primary Office of the Medical Examiner is located in Pensacola, Florida with a satellite office in Okaloosa County, Florida.
Duties as a Public Official:
Florida’s district medical examiners are public officers of the State and are subject to the provisions of the Code of Ethics for Public Officers and Employees, Chapter 112, Part III, Florida Statutes. District medical examiners are also bound by provisions in Chapter 406, Florida Statutes, and Rule 11G, Florida Administrative Code.