Associate Medical Examiner - Jacksonville, FL

CITY OF JACKSONVILLE invites applications for the position of: Associate Medical Examiner

SALARY: $150,000.00 - $190,000.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 06/29/18 – Start date TBD in July, 2018  

CLOSING DATE: Open until Filled

This position reports to the District Chief Medical Examiner and provides medico legal interpretations, performs autopsies, testifies in court and generates death certificates.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: * Performs autopsies and physical examinations to determine the cause and manner of death. 
* Interprets histological, toxicological, chemical, hematological and microbiological laboratory results.
* Maintains Medical Examiner records and follows policies/procedures for the documentation of the chain of custody of decedent personal effects, evidence and human remains.
* Performs and formulates on-call and death scene investigation/triage decisions.
* Testifies in deposition and in court as an expert witness, effectively presenting and communicating findings in a logical manner.
* Appropriately responds to and addresses questions posed by judges, attorneys, family members, and members of the media or public.
* Generates death certificates.
* Reviews, approves, and records cremation requests.
* Performs other duties as required.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS/SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: * Graduation from an approved school of medicine and completion of an accredited anatomic or anatomic/clinical pathology residency is required.
* Completion of an accredited forensic fellowship program is required. 
* Board certification in anatomic or anatomic/clinical pathology and board eligibility in forensic pathology is required. 
* Forensic board certification must be completed within two years of appointment. 
* Possession of a current license to practice in the State of Florida is required.

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Michael Bell, MD
Palm Beach County Medical Examiner Office
3126 Gun Club Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33406