19 Mar 2023
Full-Time City Medical Examiner II – Doha
This role assists in the investigation of suspicious, unnatural, or violent deaths; serves as a liaison between the State Medical Examiner’s Office and county medical examiner offices; and does related activities as required.
Job Title : City Medical Examiner II
Location : Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar
Salary : $ 33.97 per hour.
Company : Oregon State Department of Police
Job Type : Full-Time
- Incumbent assembles case materials, which may include all reports, diagrams, charts, and pictures, as well as evidence and confirmation documents, in order to establish the cause and manner of the death. The incumbent deals with cases that come in during the evening and night hours, makes judgments on jurisdiction, and attends to death scenes as required on a rotating basis, according to the schedule. The incumbent offers testimony in United States District and Federal Courts, as well as Circuit Courts in surrounding jurisdictions, if required. Special tasks assigned by the Chief or Deputy Chief Medical Examiner are handled by this office. Infectious disease control and monitoring are implemented.
- All of the material acquired during an inquiry is recorded and stored for future reference. In addition, if required, the investigator will seek police reports and medical documents from you.
- To figure out how and why someone died, an investigator gathers evidence at the scene, such as medical history, medications, psychological state at the time of death, weapons, and more. He or she also takes photos and videos of the scene, interviews relatives, friends, and witnesses of the deceased, and takes photos and videos of the scene.
- A number of pathology conferences, including the Neurophysiology Conference, Case Consensus Meeting, and Toxicology Rounds, among others, are attended by him. Among other things, neurophysiology is a discipline of study that teaches residents and medical students how to do operations such as examining brains and spinal cords. Additionally, this person contributes to the creation and implementation of other educational programs that are produced by the Deputy Chief Medical Examiner/Medical Director and his or her team of medical professionals. This person gives relevant lectures and presentations, and he or she also attends forensic pathology symposiums and conferences as a member of the profession.
- Make sure you stay up to date on your field of work by going to seminars, training programs, and the right courses.
- Medical information is provided to law enforcement authorities, attorneys, judges, relatives of the deceased, the news media, the District Attorney’s Office, and the general public.
- Ensure that all death investigations are completed in a timely way by submitting complete, accurate, and impartial reports to a computerized web-based records management system.
- To assist forensic pathologists in identifying the deceased, learn as much as you can about the deceased’s medical and mental history by meeting with their doctor, acquiring and reviewing their medical and dental records, and consulting other sources.
- Any forensic criminal and civil proceedings connected to the cases under consideration, as well as any other forensic demands that may develop in the County, should be investigated for expert witness credentials.
- Handles regular inquiries and grievances, conducts investigations into concerns, starts solutions, and directs complaints or problems to the relevant departmental staff in person or over the telephone.
- A current license to practice medicine in the state, as mandated by the Department of Professional Regulations, is necessary at the time of hire.
- In order to be considered, you must have an associate’s degree in biology, medical science, para-medicine, or a closely equivalent field of study, as well as at least 1,000 hours of verified work experience in a field related to your field of study. It is preferable if you have prior field experience.
- Learning to perform a medical/dental exam, as well as a grasp of trauma’s effects, natural illnesses, and how to undertake forensic external examinations are all crucial skills to have.
- In-depth familiarity with chain of custody techniques and procedures, including handling and preparing evidence.
- Performs jobs effectively and with little supervision, exhibiting a high level of initiative, effort, attention to detail, and commitment.