Forensic Investigator, District 21, Ft. Myers FL

The District 21 Medical Examiner’s Office in Fort Myers is seeking applicants for the position of a Forensic Investigator (medicolegal death investigator). The District 21 Medical Examiner’s Office is N.A.M.E. accredited and a private medical examiner’s office. Qualifications include Associates Degree or higher with major course work in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Mortuary Science, Medical Technology and Biology or other related field. Autopsy experience, strong communication skills and a minimum of three years work experience investigating deaths, crimes or accidents are preferred. A medical background is highly desirable. Responsibilities include determining jurisdiction of medical examiner cases, conducting death scene investigations, interacting with law enforcement/medical personnel/families of the deceased and assisting physicians with autopsies. Continuing education and certification by the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigation will be required. Drug Free Workplace; successful completion of criminal history background investigation; must possess a valid Florida Driver’s license which must be maintained during employment. Benefits package includes health, dental, life, vision insurance; profit sharing and 401k plans.
  
Must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift and move bodies over 100 pounds; constant exposure to conditions such as radiation, hazardous chemicals, noise, wet, slippery floors/surfaces, odors, and weather; constant communication with staff and outside agencies; communication includes verbal and written; visualize and otherwise identify, observe and assess. Manual and finger strength and dexterity sufficient to operate surgical instruments. Work schedule includes weekends, holidays and shift work. Hourly rate minimum is $24.00 per hour and will be commensurate with experience and education.
 
Please forward your resume AND cover letter to:
 
Patricia Wheaton
Director of Operations
District 21 Medical Examiner’s Office
70 South Danley Drive
Fort Myers, FL  33907
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Opening Date:  11/21/2022
Closing Date: 3/1/2022

 

Autopsy Assistant, District 21, Ft. Myers, FL

The District 21 Medical Examiner’s Office in Fort Myers is seeking applicants for the position of a full-time Autopsy Assistant. The District 21 Medical Examiner’s Office is N.A.M.E. accredited facility and a private medical examiner’s office. Qualifications include two years experience in a medical setting with working knowledge of human anatomy/physiology. Autopsy experience and strong communication skills are preferred. Job duties include receiving and releasing bodies; preparing bodies for autopsy; obtaining evidence; preserving specimens; assisting medical examiners during autopsy; collection of cultures; preparation of specimens; preparation of reports; and the ability to control sensitive and confidential information. Drug Free Workplace; successful completion of criminal history background investigation; must possess a valid Florida Driver’s license which must be maintained during employment.
 
Must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift and move bodies over 100 pounds; constant exposure to conditions such as radiation, hazardous chemicals, noise, wet, slippery floors/surfaces, odors, and weather; regular communication with staff and outside agencies; communication includes verbal and written; visualize and otherwise identify, observe and assess. Manual and finger strength and dexterity sufficient to operate surgical instruments. Work schedule includes weekends, holidays and shift work. Hourly rate minimum is $21.00 per hour and will be commensurate with experience and education. Benefits package includes health, dental, life, vision insurance; profit sharing and 401k plans.
 
Please forward current resume AND cover letter to:
 
Patricia Wheaton
Director of Operations
District 21 Medical Examiner’s Office
70 South Danley Drive
Fort Myers, FL  33907
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Opening Date:  11/21/2022
Closing Date: 3/1/2023

Forensic Death Investigator, District 20, Naples, FL

FULL-TIME FORENSIC DEATH INVESTIGATOR
District 20 Medical Examiner’s Office, Naples, Florida

Send: cover letter, resume and references to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:
Package that lacks any of the above will not be considered.
Cover letter must detail how work experience or education qualifies you for the position.
Resume must include 3 professional references with phone numbers and:

  • complete work history, include explanation for employment gaps
  • month and year of start/end dates for each position
  • brief description of duties for each position

The District 20 Medical Examiner is a contracted service. Employees are not county or state employees and do not qualify for county or state benefits.

Applicant must be available for evening and weekend calls on a rotating basis

Applicant must be a US citizen or have a current US work visa and reside in Lee or Collier Counties.

Salary

This is a full-time position with starting salary range - $20.00 - 23.00/hourly, depending on experience. Salary increase after probationary period.

Benefits: health insurance, retirement, paid holidays and accrued paid time off.

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Joseph H. Davis Scholarship Fund

The Joseph H. Davis, M.D. Scholarship Fund was created in furtherance of forensic pathology education and provides financial assistance for Florida’s future forensic pathologists who might not otherwise be able to attend the annual Florida Association of Medical Examiners (FAME)conference due to financial constraints. Dr Davis was a mentor of thousands of forensic pathologists during his lifetime, as this fund was created to preserve his legacy. Please consider donating to the Joseph H. Davis Scholarship Fund today!

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