Associate Medical Examiner, Palm Beach County
Palm Beach County, Florida is seeking applicants for the position of Associate Medical Examiner.
The Palm Beach County Medical Examiner office serves Florida Medical Examiner District 15 (Palm Beach County), under the direction of the District Medical Examiner. The full-time professional staff consists of the Chief Medical Examiner and five Associate Medical Examiners. Support staff includes forensic investigators, autopsy technicians, digital photography and radiography (Lodox), and in-house transcription service.
The successful candidate will be employed by Palm Beach County. County employee benefits include health insurance, state retirement system, vacation and sick leave, and liability insurance. The County participates in the Florida Retirement System, with medical examiners in Special Risk Membership (3% x years of service x the average of your highest eight years of salary) with vesting at eight years. There is also an investment plan that the member can choose instead of the pension that vests in one year.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited school of medicine with the degree of Doctor of Medicine; eligibility for license to practice medicine in the State of Florida; successful completion of residency in anatomic and forensic pathology; board eligible/certification in anatomic and forensic pathology by the American Board of Pathology; and a minimum of one year of experience in the practice of forensic pathology.
The position is available December 1, 2018 and will remain open until filled.
The starting annual salary is $200,000 (with board certification) but is negotiable depending on years of experience.