ANATOMY Medical Educators/Faculty, NOVA Southeastern University

ANATOMY Medical Educators/Faculty – Position # 993392

Nova Southeastern University
Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine (NSU MD)

NSU MD is seeking full-time Anatomists/Medical Educators. Faculty will teach in the medical school’s interdisciplinary blocks (fundamentals, hematology, neurological sciences/musculoskeletal, cardiovascular/pulmonary/renal, gastrointestinal/nutrition, endocrine/reproductive, psychiatry/behavior/prevention over the lifecycle), facilitate problem-based learning, facilitate team-based learning groups and may give lectures to other health professions students.

Interested candidates may apply online directly: https://nsucareers.nova.edu/en-us/job/496917/faculty-rank-tbd-medical-education-993392 or search position # 993392 at https://nsucareers.nova.edu/

NSU considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

NSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities are encouraged to apply. All applicants must meet the minimum requirements to receive consideration.

Associate Medical Examiner, St. Johns County, FL

St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners in St. Augustine, Florida (North East, FL) is looking for an Associate Medical Examiner for our District Twenty-Three Medical Examiner’s Office (St. Johns, Flagler, and Putnam counties are covered by District 23).

The Associate Medical Examiner is responsible for performing the duties associated with medico-legal investigation of death including the collection, preservation, evaluation, investigation, documentation, preparation, examination, analysis of physical evidence and/or autopsy, and courtroom testimony.

The Associate will be joining a team that consists of a Chief Medical Examiner, Forensic Operations Coordinator, 4-ABMDI Certified Forensic Investigators, 3-Forensic Technicians, and 2-administrative personnel. The workload for this office in 2020 was 533 autopsies/external examinations.

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Associate Medical Examiner, District 1, Pensacola FL

Base Salary: $240,000 to $250,000 annually

Job Type: Full time / Exempt / Appointed Official

Department:  Pathology

Closing: Continuous

Role and Responsibilities

  • Performs primary functions of a forensic pathologist in accordance with industry standards for autopsies, external examinations, and records reviews to determine the cause and manner of death, pursuant to Florida State Statute, Chapter 406.
  • Prepares autopsy reports.
  • Rotates on-service duties with other physicians on staff.
  • Serves as an expert witness, providing testimony in trials, grand jury, depositions, and conferences with attorneys.
  • Participates in conferences with family members, law enforcement, attorneys, and other individuals to provide information on investigations and autopsies.
  • Trains personnel as needed or requested.
  • Attends scene death investigations as requested.
  • Provides educational lectures for students, law enforcement, and the general community.
  • Reviews cases that are reported in which jurisdiction is declined.
  • Reviews and authorizes cremation requests.
  • Maintains all required licenses and accreditations consistent with industry standards.
  • Maintains individual continuing medical education requirements and assures compliance with licensing and certification requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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Forensic Autopsy Technician II, Pensacola, FL

LOCATION: PENSACOLA, FL – CENTRAL OFFICE
SALARY RANGE: $21.25 – $23.00/HOURLY
POSITION TYPE: NON-EXEMPT, FULL-TIME WITH BENEFITS
DEPARTMENT: PATHOLOGY / MORGUE
SUPERVISION: MORGUE SUPERVISOR

JOB DESCRIPTION
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare autopsy forms, diagrams, and specimen containers for toxicology, evidence, and tissue prior to autopsy
  • Photograph body, personal belongings, and evidence items for case documentation
  • Obtain decedent fingerprints for identification purposes
  • Perform “Y” incision and remove skull cap, remove and weigh all organs, and open and expose the small/large intestines for gross examination without assistance
  • Maintain toxicology, evidence, and tissue specimens for easy retrieval and keep appropriate logbooks and chain of custody when collecting, receiving, storing, or transferring bodies, evidence, toxicology, and tissue specimens
  • Restore body following postmortem examination by replacing organs, packing cavities, suturing the body closed, washing and disinfecting the remains, and returning the body to refrigerated storage
  • Release bodies to authorized parties and ensure bodies are correctly tagged (labeled). Maintain records for the reception, transfer, and release of bodies and personal effects
  • Clean morgue/attendant areas, instruments, equipment, floors, autopsy tables/attachments, dissecting area, and refrigerated storage by ensuring that surfaces are free of body fluids, airborne pathogens, and other undesirable materials
  • Assist with standard record keeping, scanning and labeling of photographs, and filing of paraffin tissue blocks and microscopic slides
  • Assist with general clerical duties (i.e., data entry, photocopying, receiving, opening, and sorting packages and supplies); enter data into the case management system
  • Operate necessary equipment (X-Ray, Body Lift, Autopsy Tables, etc.)
  • Demonstrate ability to perform all duties of the Forensic Specialist I at a level of proficiency which meets the performance standards of the Morgue Competency Checklist
  • All other duties as needed or required

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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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