- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $85,513.00-$137,444.00 Yearly
The Chief Toxicologist Post Mortem is the supervisory level of work directing the Toxicology Laboratory of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. An employee in this classification supervises all Assistant Toxicologists and Serologists and support staff assigned to the Toxicology Laboratory.
An employee in this class receives managerial supervision from the Chief Medical Examiner. The work is performed in a laboratory setting at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The employee in this classification is required to observe infection control precautions in order to prevent contamination and the spread of disease.
The Chief Toxicologist is differentiated from the Assistant Toxicologist Post Mortem, Lead in that the Chief Toxicologist performs the full range of supervisory duties in the Toxicology Laboratory while the Assistant Toxicologist, Lead functions as a lead worker over the Assistant Toxicologists and Serologists.
Plans, directs and administers all operations of the Toxicology Laboratory in the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner;
Oversees the State Alcohol Testing Program in accordance with Maryland Vehicle law, Criminal Justice 10-301-309;
Establishes the policies and procedures of the Toxicology Laboratory and ensures that these policies and procedures are correctly followed;
Reviews laboratory data and certifies results;
Oversees and manages the personnel assigned to the Toxicology Laboratory;
Provides expert opinions and issues analytical reports on medical examiner cases to medical examiners and pathologists;
Provides expert testimony in forensic toxicology in court on medical examiner and other State cases;
Performs other related duties.