Associate Medical Examiner, District 11
MEDICAL EXAMINER DEPARTMENT
ASSOCIATE MEDICAL EXAMINER
Salary:Entry $132,577–Max $245,793
NATURE OF WORK: This is highly responsible executive-level work in complex scientific operations of the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner Department. An employee in this class is responsible for MedicalExaminer Departmental activities and operations in forensic pathology in accordance with local state and federal statutes and regulations. Responsibilities include performing work of staff pathologists; scene investigations; collecting, documenting, preserving, and analyzing forensic evidence; preparing autopsy protocols and microscopic reports; planning, coordinating and performing medical research; resolving forensic problems and medical examiner cases; teaching in the Forensic Pathology Fellowship Training Program. The incumbent exercises extensive independent judgment and professional knowledge of medicine and forensic pathology in conducting County medical examiner activities in compliance with established regulations.
ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS: Performs work of staff pathologist; conducts scene investigations; collects, documents, preserves, and analyses forensic evidence; prepares autopsy protocols and microscopic reports; conducts and/or attends various daily and weekly in-house scientific conferences.Teachers and supervises forensic pathology fellows, pathology residents, and visiting medical students. Maintains communications with other County agencies, State Attorney’s Office, Public Defender’s Office, U.S. Attorney’s Office, law enforcement agencies, and the general public. Testifies as an expert witness in criminal and civil proceedings. Performs related work as required.