District Medical Examiner, Monroe County (District 16)
Position of the Medical Examiner for District 16 (Monroe County), Florida Keys:
This position is responsible for performing the duties of the Medical Examiner for Florida District 16 (Monroe County), in The Florida Keys.
Minimum Education and/or Experience:
A Florida-licensed physician (M.D. or D.O.) and experienced practitioner of pathology who possesses qualifications to take the examination or already possesses the primary certification offered by The American Board of Pathology, American Osteopathic Board of Pathology, or equal qualification rendered by a non-United States medical specialty certifying agency.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of principles and practices of forensic pathology, laws, rules and regulations governing forensic services in Florida. 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 Office of the Medical Examiner is located at 56639 Overseas Highway, Marathon Shores, Florida. The Medical Examiner performed 207 death investigations in 2015. Current staffing includes a pathologist, two forensic investigators, morgue technician, and a secretary.