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Associate Medical Examiner
Broward County > Human Resources > Associate Medical Examiner
 

Office of Medical Examiner & Trauma Services 

Broward County (Fort Lauderdale), FL

Broward County > Human Resources > Director Division of Traffic Engineering

Salary range:  $125,872 - $212,180

(Board Certified - $180,000 - $212,180)

(No Boards – $150,000 – 160,000)

 The Broward County Medical Examiner and Trauma Services is seeking a highly qualified Associate Medical Examiner to join their team.

LOCATION:  Broward County is located at the center of the Southeast Florida “Gold Coast” between Palm Beach and Miami-Dade Counties. Broward County has a population of 1.8 million citizens within 1,200 square miles.  The County includes 31 municipalities that lend to a broad spectrum of high quality living environments as well as providing outstanding quality schools, libraries, and cultural activities with expansive parks and recreational amenities.

The Broward County Office of Medical Examiner & Trauma Services is one of 24 medical examiner districts in the State of Florida (as mandated by Florida Statute Chapter 406 and Florida Administrative Code 11G) and is accredited by the National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME).  The annual budget for FY 2014 is approximately $5.6 million and is composed of a staff of approximately 40 personnel including 6 forensic pathologists, investigators, photographers, toxicologists, administrators and trauma services. Toxicology turnaround time averages 10 days. There is an in house LODOX® radiology system with a whole body scan performed on every case.  

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: This position requires graduation from a school of medicine or osteopathy that is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education or the American Osteopathic Association Committee on Osteopathic College Accreditation.  Foreign medical graduates must meet all the requirements of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates and the United States Medical Licensing Examination. 

Position also requires successful completion of an anatomic or anatomic/clinical pathology residency program and forensic pathology fellowship.  All post graduate programs must be accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.  Must be board certified in anatomic & forensic pathology or anatomic & clinical & forensic pathology by the American Board of Pathology or obtain such certification within 2 years of commencement of employment.  Failure to obtain such certification within the prescribed time limit may result in termination of employment at the discretion of the District Medical Examiner.  Must be interested in being part of a practice that is involved in the community and continually seeking innovations for improving the system in serving the residents of Broward County.

For a list of illustrative tasks for this position, please access this link: http://www.broward.org/HumanResources/Pages/ClassDescription.aspx?ClassCode=P8702 

NECESSARY REQUIRED LICENSE:  Must possess an active current license to practice medicine in the State of Florida as required by the Florida Board of Medicine or the Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine at the time of appointment.  Also, must have or be able to obtain a valid Florida's driver's license by the date of hire. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Candidates possessing current Board Certification are preferred.  All education and experience must be documented.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:  Salary will be commensurate with education and experience and is accompanied by an attractive benefits package including participation in the Florida Retirement System.

HOW TO APPLY:  Please submit resume Careers_exec@broward.org  Please note “Associate Medical Examiner” position in email subject line.  For application assistance or information, please telephone:  954-357-6020.   Position is OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

Please be aware that all information provided may be subject to public inspection in accordance with the Florida Sunshine Law.

BROWARD COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND PROVIDER OF SERVICES