Medical-Legal Investigator, District 17 (Broward County)

BROWARD COUNTY
invites applications for the position of: Medical-Legal Investigator

SALARY:
$21.62 - $34.51 Hourly
OPENING DATE:
05/14/18
CLOSING DATE:
05/28/18 05:00 PM

REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERENCES:

The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Medical-Legal Investigator in the Office of Medical Examiner and Trauma Services (OMETS).

This is technical, laboratory, and investigative work in the Office of Medical Examiner and Trauma Services. Work involves conducting interviews and research in office and field settings to determine the cause and manner of death. Responsibilities also include the use of crime laboratory technology including photography to assist in collection of evidence at the scene of the death. The incumbent will also exercise independent judgment in selecting salient information and evidence to collect for use in determining cause of death.

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Locum Tenens Associate Medical Examiner, Volusia and Seminole Counties

ABOUT THE VOLUSIA COUNTY MEDICAL EXAMINER’S OFFICE
The Volusia County Medical Examiner’s Office serves all incorporated and unincorporated areas within Volusia and Seminole counties (Florida Medical Examiner Districts 7 and 24). The coverage area is 1,777 square miles and represents a population of 967,031 persons. In 2017, there were 11,094 deaths in Volusia and Seminole counties. Death certificates were completed in 1,246 of those deaths – 846 from Volusia County and 400 from Seminole County. Autopsies were completed in 802 cases and external examinations were completed in 230 cases; the remaining 214 were death certificate only cases.

POSITION INFORMATION

The Volusia County Medical Examiner’s Office is currently accepting applications for Locum Tenens Associate Medical Examiner, Forensic Pathologist to assist in Daytona Beach, FL. For additional information, please visit HERE

SALARY
The compensation is $2,000.00 per day plus government rate reimbursement for travel, hotel, per diem and car rental costs.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
Graduation from an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy and completion of at least one (1) year of forensic pathology training.
Possession of an unrestricted active license to practice medicine or osteopathy in the State of Florida as required by the Florida Department of Health or obtain one by date of hire.

LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE
Licensed as a physician to practice medicine in the State of Florida at the time of appointment.
Pathologist certified by the American Board of Pathology in Forensic Pathology.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Background checks will be conducted on selected applicants.
Provide own professional liability insurance.

SELECTION PROCESS
Applicants are requested to submit their Curriculum Vitae to Terry Sanders, Director of Public Protection at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Curriculum Vitaes will be reviewed and selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Associate Medical Examiner-Forensic Pathologist, Volusia County

VolusiaCtyLogoSALARY: Negotiable, commensurate with training and experience

OPENING DATE: 04/25/18 CLOSING DATE: Continuous, This position is posted on a continuous basis and may close without notice.

MAJOR FUNCTIONS: 
Volusia County is seeking a forensic pathologist to serve as an Associate Medical Examiner (AME) for the Medical Examiner Division.  This position is located in Daytona Beach, Florida (District 7).  The AME is a highly responsible position, providing medical examiner services pursuant to Chapter 406, Florida Statute and Chapter 11G, Florida Administrative Code. Must have outstanding verbal and written communication skills, the ability to work effectively with administrative, investigative and technical staff, prosecuting and defense attorneys and law enforcement personnel.  Must have the ability to interact with family members and the public in a compassionate and respectful manner.  The Medical Examiner Office operates with a full-time staff of fifteen, and also provides medical examiner services under contract with Seminole County (District 24).

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES: (NOTE: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.)

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The job will be posted for 60 days on the website (or a shorter period of time if requested by the agency posting the job opening). Contact the webmaster by e-mail or call 561-688-4575 regarding all job postings.

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Please pay by check made out to "Florida Association of Medical Examiners" and mail to:

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