Medical Examiner

Clark County Office of the Coroner/Medical Examiner, Las Vegas, NV, US

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will perform autopsies, head posts, and external examinations; provide medical records reviews for cases completed as Medical Examiner Sign-outs; conduct pathological and toxicological analyses; confer and coordinate with death investigators and law enforcement; determine the cause of death and the manner of death; write thorough reports effectively conveying his/her/their findings and opinions; have good communication skills in order to discuss cases with family members, law enforcement, and attorneys; and provide court testimony.    

Qualifications

The minimum requirements for this position are: 

  • Valid license to practice medicine in the state of Nevada at the time of appointment
  • Completion of an anatomic pathology residency in an accredited program
  • Completion of a forensic pathology fellowship in an accredited program
  • Eligibility or certification in anatomic and in forensic pathology by the American Board of Pathology

License/Certificate Requirements:

  • Valid license to practice medicine in the state of Nevada at the time of appointment
  • Valid Nevada Class C Driver’s license at the time of appointment
  • Certification in anatomic and in forensic pathology by the American Board of Pathology
  • When eligible for board certification at the time of appointment, she/he/they must complete all board certifications within two years of hire date and maintenance of certification must be continued throughout employment.

Compensation

$197,931.00 - $306,793.00 depending on experience and certification(s)
https://www.clarkcountynv.gov/government/departments/human_resources/salary_calculator.php

Employees receive an excellent benefit package, which includes:
-        100% employer paid defined benefit retirement
-        No Social Security Deduction
-        No State Income Tax
-        Reimbursable moving expenses up to $5000.00
-        Two fully funded CME conferences annually
-        4/10 work schedules
-        Paid Holidays and Generous Leave Accrual
-        Affordable Health, Dental and Vision Benefits
-        Options for life and disability insurance
-        Deferred compensation
-        Merit increases – full time employees are eligible to receive an annual merit increase until the position classification’s maximum salary is received.

How to apply

Apply online at:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/clarkcounty?

This position requires a background investigation and pre-employment drug test.

If interested, qualified candidates need to apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/clarkcounty, as well as submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Melanie Rouse at Melanie.Rouse@clarkcoutnynv.gov.

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