Employment Opportunities

FORENSIC INVESTIGATOR

The District 21 Medical Examiner Office/Rebecca A. Hamilton, M.D. in Fort Myers is seeking applicants for the position of a 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, Biology or other related field, autopsy experience, strong communication skills and a minimum of three years work experience investigating deaths, crimes or accidents. 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; and 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; 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. Willingness to work flexible hours, including weekends, holidays and shift work. The hourly base minimum is $23.00 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: me21ops@leegov.com.


                                                                                                            AUTOPSY ASSISTANT

The District 21 Medical Examiner's Office/Rebecca A. Hamilton, M.D. 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 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; preserving specimens; assisting medical examiners during autopsy; collection of cultures; preparation of specimens;  preparation of reports; 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; 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 $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 your resume and cover letter to: me21ops@leegov.com.