ASSISTANT MEDICAL EXAMINER, BOARD CERTIFIED
|MDH Ofc of Chief Med Examiner
|1/2/2023 12:00:00 AM
|12/29/2023 11:59:00 PM
|$275,000.00 - $431,181.00/year *COMPENSATION WILL BE BASED ON YEARS OF EXPERIENCE*
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
- Evaluating death scene information;
- Performing autopsies and preparing reports of postmortem examination and autopsies;
- Reviewing medical records, police reports and the reports of the toxicologist as required to accurately determine the cause and manner of death;
- Answering inquiries from relatives and other interested parties, as to the cause and manner of death;
- Supervising the work of the assigned autopsy technicians;
- Attending and participating in daily departmental meetings;
- Collecting evidence for law enforcement agencies during autopsy;
- Teach Fellows, visiting residents and medical students; and,
- Testifying in court and attending meetings (e.g. Child Fatality Review).
- Graduation from an accredited School of Medicine with a Doctor of Medicine Degree (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) or the international equivalent;
- Successful completion of an ACGME approved Forensic Fellowship program;
- Eligibility for medical licensure in the State of Maryland (Maryland licensure must be obtained prior to hire);
- Board Certification in Forensic Pathology and Anatomic Pathology; and,
- Availability to be on 24-hour call two-three (2-3) times per month and to work one weekend per month.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Familiarity with specialized autopsy techniques;
- Skill in the use of a microscope and interpretation of histology findings, the use of transcription devices, autopsy equipment and different types of photographic equipment;
- Excellent organizational skills and the ability to complete case reports in a timely fashion;
- Excellent communication skills for both written and verbal communication with criminal prosecutors, defense attorneys, law-enforcement personnel, representatives from insurance companies, and next-of-kin, and must have a pronounced ability to maintain professional neutrality to all parties in a dispute or litigation;
- Ability to follow standardized techniques and procedures and be able to adapt and make independent decisions; and,
- Ability to function in fast paced environments.
LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION
Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.
If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload. If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.
For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.
If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov.
Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.
People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.