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FORENSIC INVESTIGATOR

 

The District 21 Medical Examiner's Office in Fort Myers is seeking applicants for the position of a full-time 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. Benefits package includes health, dental, life, vision insurance; profit sharing and 401k plans.

 

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

                me21ops@leegov.com

 

 



AUTOPSY ASSISTANT

 

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

           me21ops@leegov.com





ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST

 

The District 21 Medical Examiner's Office in Fort Myers is seeking applicants for the position of a full-time Administrative Specialist. The District 21 Medical Examiner's Office is N.A.M.E. accredited facility and a private corporation. Qualifications include an Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university and three years of full time secretarial administrative support work; or Five years of full time secretarial/administrative support work with three years of work experience in a medical setting or medical examiner's office; 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 remain in a stationary position 50% of the time; frequently move about the office to complete administrative duties; constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery such as a copy machine, printer, rotating file cabinets and shredder; frequently communicate and converse with physicians, forensic investigators and others within the office, including outside agencies and families. Must be able to take direction, make decisions, adjust to changes and observe details. Communication includes verbal and written. Work schedule includes weekdays and may be required to be available during disasters. Hourly rate minimum is $19.00 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

            me21ops@leegov.com