Franklin County Coroner: Morgue Attendant
Columbus, OH | $17.00 an hour
Reports to:Morgue Supervisor, Medical Director of Morgue Operations
Job CategoryMedical & Technical/ Unclassified/ Exempt/ Non-Bargaining Unit
Position DescriptionUnder general supervision; receiving and releasing of decedents; ensures correct identification case numbers for decedents are in the case management system; secures and transfers valuables. Working conditions are in a morgue area with exposure to temperature variations, damp-wet surfaces, decomposing cadavers, infectious diseases, and unfavorable odors; must have valid Ohio Drivers license. Shifts may be fixed or rotating at management’s discretion.
Major/Essential Functions1. Accept and release bodies.
2. Process and act on information related morgue duties; corresponds with next-of-kin for funeral home information, contacts funeral home for releasing of decedents, and routine inquiries to assist the general public or supporting agencies.
3. Assist in searches for next-of-kin
4. Ensure proper identification of human remains to ensure accurate release.
5. Populate database with information and retrieve information from database
6. Operate and support needs for copier/fax/scan machine.
7. Communicate effectively with supervisor the need for coverage and/or assistance.
8. Assist with inventory of supplies.
9. Ensures safe and effective working environment by maintaining clean work areas, equipment and instruments.
Occasional Duties1. Special Project(s) as assigned
2. Other duties as assigned
QualificationsThe ideal candidate has one-year experience working in a morgue, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in written format; ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, County employees, government agencies, outside organizations, the news media, and the general public. Knowledge of ORC 313 and related sections; knowledge of evidence collection and transfer techniques; knowledge of human anatomy; knowledge of criminal justice system; knowledge of medical terminology; knowledge of health and safety standards and practices. Ability to secure work area; ability to operate personal computer, facsimile, copier, and digital cameras. Must acquire and maintain valid Ohio driver's license. The use of medical marijuana or cannabidiol (CBD oil) shall not be permitted. English is the official language of this position. Employment offers will be contingent on the successful completion of a background check and drug screen.
Preferred QualificationsAssociate degree in related health care, forensic field, or equivalent experience.
Physical DemandsPhysical requirements include lifting-carrying of 100-250 lbs. constantly; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate computer keyboard. Subject to smelling, handling, walking, sitting, standing, bending, reaching and twisting to perform the essential functions.
Additional RequirementsPosition may require any or all of the following:
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Denver Office of the Medical Examiner: Forensic Autopsy Technician
Denver, CO | Part-time/On-call | $22.55-33.83 an hour
This posting will accept applications until Thursday, July 22, 2021
This is an on-call position which will work no more than 39 hours per week and is not eligible for benefits. On-call positions may have routine or variable work schedules.
This posting will accept applications until Thursday, July 22, 2021.
Denver's Department of Public Health and Environment (DDPHE) is dedicated to advancing Denver's environmental and public health goals. DDPHE works collaboratively with city, state and community partners to conduct education, community engagement, and enforcement to promote healthy people, healthy pets, and a sustainable environment. DDPHE oversees a number of services related to public health and the environment and is comprised of seven divisions: the Executive Director’s Office; Community Health; Public Health Inspections; Denver Animal Protection; the Office of Medical Examiner; and Environmental Quality. For more information on DDPHE’s programs and services, visit the DDPHE website at: http://www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/environmental-health.html.
The Office of the Medical Examiner investigates all violent, suspicious and unexpected natural deaths that occur in the City and County of Denver. The goal of forensic investigation and autopsy is to develop logical, scientific, and unbiased information necessary to determine the cause and manner of death for the proper and accurate completion of the death certificate and autopsy report. The agency also offers death expert testimony/consultation, death scene response and investigation, and deceased identification and death notification. OME reports and other information can be found at: https://www.denvergov.org/Government/Departments/Public-Health-Environment/Medical-Examiner.
The Office of the Medical Examiner has an opening for a Forensic Autopsy Technician. This position assists forensic pathologists with postmortem examinations. The Forensic Autopsy Technician will collect, label, and preserve specimen and evidence, prepare decedents for examination, perform evsiceration techniques as directed by the forensic pathologist, release decedents to appropriate parties, clean and maintain the autopsy area, conduct limited scope diagnostic imaging, fingerprint, and acquire photographs.
Job duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
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CE2660 Forensic Autopsy TechnicianTo view the full job profile including position specifications, physical demands, and probationary period, click here.
Position Salary Range
$22.55 - $33.83
Based on education and experience.
Dept of Public Health & Environment
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Jefferson County Coroner: Forensic Autopsy Technician (on-call)
Golden, CO | contract weekends/fill | $TBD per case worked
Jefferson County Coroner is looking to hire an on-call technician to cover weekends and occasional weekday shifts. Competitive pay to be offered per case. Shifts will begin in the morning and end once cases for the day are completed.
About Jefferson County Coroner’s Office
800 Jefferson County Parkway
Golden, CO 80419
Our team is quite small, but we are blessed with a dedicated, well trained, and committed group consisting of the coroner, chief deputy coroner, deputy coroners, support staff and extraordinary forensic pathologists. Together, we dedicate our work to our decedents and their loved ones.
Job duties of Autopsy Technician
1. Assist pathologist with autopsy
a. Including but not limited to: Evisceration, toxicology draw, storage and submission of DNA cards, photos, evidence effects and clothing collection and inventory, height and weight of decedent, fingerprints, x-rays
2. Non-Autopsy cases
a. Including but not limited to: toxicology draw, photos, storage and submission of DNA cards, evidence effects and clothing collection and inventory, height and weight of decedent, fingerprints, x-rays
3. Packaging and sending or destroying medical devices (insulin pump, hardware)
4. Running of fed ex packages
6. Autopsy instruments and suite cleaning
7. Input of toxicology/specimens into COHERO and any relevant data entry
8. Storage of toxicology/specimens
9. Destruction of toxicology/specimens
10. Packaging and sending toxicology out
11. Uploading of autopsy photos
12. Stocking of autopsy supplies
13. Reconciliation of bodies
14. Assisting releasing/intake of bodies
15. Assist with medication destruction
Contact Annette or Melanie with questions regarding the position.
Coroner, Annette Cannon: email@example.com
Deputy Coroner, Melanie Gutteea: firstname.lastname@example.org
Complete the Job Interest Card below. All information will be sent to Jefferson County Coroner directly and their office will contact qualified applicants to discuss the position further.
Los Angeles County: Forensic Autopsy Support Services Manager
Los Angeles, CA | Full Time | $63,372-83,105.52 Annually
County of Los Angeles Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner is recruiting for highly motivated and career minded individuals to fill the position of Forensic Autopsy Support Services Manager. To view classification standards for the position, please click HERE.
With more than 10 million residents, Los Angeles County is the most populous county in the nation. As the largest employer in Southern California, over 112,000 employees in more than 36 departments provide vital public services as diverse as law enforcement, property assessment, public health protection, water conservation, cultural activities and many more.
We are dedicated professionals committed to preserving the dignity and integrity of the workplace as well as protecting the rights of each employee. With more than 2,300 different job descriptions, the County offers a lifetime of opportunities and careers! We offer one of the strongest public-sector benefits packages in the nation. Join us and discover a rich selection of health care options, robust retirement plans, and the flexibility to work, relax, and rejuvenate in order to reach your fullest personal and professional potential.
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The Forensic Autopsy Support Services Manager (Head, Forensic Autopsy Support Services) reports to the Chief, Forensic Medicine Division. The position is responsible for providing technical and administrative supervision, through subordinate supervisors, to forensic technician and ancillary staff providing autopsy assistance to the Department’s forensic pathologists. Forensic Autopsy Support staff work alongside, and may receive technical direction from, forensic pathologists. As such, this position requires comprehensive/advanced knowledge of autopsy procedures; imaging equipment; photography techniques and procedures; policies and procedures related to safety and care of autopsy instruments and related equipment; rules related to evidence collection and preservation procedures; and the principles of supervision.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The ideal candidate will be someone with proven leadership skills and who has demonstrated supervisory experience in a forensic autopsy support position. The ideal candidate must also be able to effectively manage the day-to-day operations of the Forensic Autopsy Support Services Section and have a strong commitment to providing accountability, transparency, and continuous improvement.
They must demonstrate integrity and practice sound management and decision making. Of particular importance will be the ability to maintain a team-oriented culture that is results-driven, transparent, and accountable.
Candidates should also be proactive, approachable, and effective in building a team of quality Forensic Autopsy support staff.
Strong professional/technical knowledge, supervisory and organizational skills, and the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a diverse staff are also a must for successful job performance.
Essential Job Functions
OPTION I: Two (2) years of experience AS A Supervising Forensic Technician for Los Angeles County.
OPTION II: Four (4) years of experience assisting pathologists in the performance of autopsies*, two years of which must have been supervising staff assisting in the performance of autopsies**.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:
To qualify under OPTION I, applicants must have County status in this class, as evidenced by holding or having held such payroll title.
*Experience assisting pathologists in the performance of autopsies is defined as assisting with photography, x-ray, dissection, preparing and handling toxicology and histology specimens, setting up for autopsies, and preparing bodies to go back to refrigeration after autopsy. Experience with using a CT scanner is desirable.
**Experience supervising staff in the performance of autopsies is defined as assigning and reviewing work, conducting performance evaluations, preparing budgets and forecasting equipment needs, ordering equipment and supplies, ensuring employee safety, and quality assurance.
As part of this application process, applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire to document specific education and work experience.
A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.
3 - Moderate: Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.
Additional InformationOUR ASSESSMENT PROCESS:
Once we have determined that you meet the requirements, this examination will consist of three (3) parts:
Part I: A multiple choice test, weighted 50%, measuring the following areas: Deductive Reasoning, Management Judgment, Management Potential, Willingness to Learn, Demonstrating Empathy, Working Relationships, Sharing Knowledge and Guidance, Analyzing Information, Learning Quickly, Generating New Ideas, Using Time Efficiently, Working to High Quality Standards, Adapting to Change, Controlling Emotions, Achievement, and Responsibility.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on PART I in order for their evaluation of Training & Experience (PART II) to be calculated and scored.
Part II: An evaluation of Training & Experience, weighted 35%, measuring the following areas: Professional/technical knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology/concepts, uses of autopsy and forensic-related equipment, health and safety practices and procedures, state laws and guidelines as applied to the operation of a medico-legal facility, technology application, and industry learning, based on information from the supplemental questionnaire in the application.
Applicants must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the evaluation of Training & Experience (PART II) in order to be invited to the writing assessment (PART III).
PART III: A writing assessment, weighted 15%, measuring the following areas: English structure and content, written expression, and prioritizing information.
TRANSFER OF TEST RESPONSES:
APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER ON EACH WEIGHTED PART OF THE EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER.
NOTE: Many important notifications including test invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING TEST NOTICE:Some examination notices will not be visible or available in your profile inbox for this exam. Please check your email regularly for these important test notifications.
It is your responsibility to take the above steps to view correspondence. Los Angeles County will not consider claims of not viewing or receiving notification to be a valid reason for late test administration or rescheduling of a test component.
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of promulgation.
Following the successful completion of the examination process, candidates will be placed on a list of eligible candidates from which the Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner may select a candidate(s) to make a conditional job offer(s). If the Department makes a conditional job offer to a candidate, candidates are advised that acceptance of the conditional job offer will require the successful completion of each and every one of the following:
The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner as they occur.
APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:
Applications must be filed online only. We must receive your application by 5:00 pm, PST, on the last day of filing. Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. All related documents, IF ANY, must be received at the time of filing or within 7 calendar days from application submission.
Plan to submit your online application well in advance as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address.
Apply online by clicking the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.
ANTI-RACISM, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION (ARDI)
The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts to address the inequalities and disparities amongst race. We support the ARDI Strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices.
FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE FOR HIRING ORDINANCE (FCIHO)
The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed.
COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES:
For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, you may borrow laptops and Wi-Fi hotspot from some public libraries throughout Los Angeles County to complete job applications.
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal Law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.
NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD:
All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase an applicant's original application record.
AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES (ACT) ACCOMMODATION:
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ADA Coordinator Email: email@example.com
ADA Coordinator Phone: 213-738-2084
Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099
Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077
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Department Contact Phone: (213) 351-6471
Travis County Medical Examiner: Chief Autopsy Tech
Austin, TX | Full Time | $48,530.77-60,663.62 annually
Job SummaryUnder general supervision, assists Medical Examiners in autopsies. Supervises, directs, monitors and evaluates subordinate forensic autopsy staff. Assigns, schedules, reviews and documents work and is responsible for daily operations of morgue. Monitors safety procedures and technical protocols relating to the morgue areas and is accountable for and maintains morgue equipment, cleanliness and orderliness. Assists in developing and implementing policies and procedures, monitors staff for compliance and reviews section documentation. Conducts interviews and makes recommendations for new hires. Reviews and approves leave requests, identifies training needs and assists with budget preparation.
This is the third in a series of three autopsy-related job classifications within the Medical job family. Incumbents perform moderately complex duties while assisting in the performance of autopsies and supervising subordinate forensic autopsy staff. Duties require a moderate degree of initiative and independent judgment. This classification is distinguished from the Forensic Autopsy Technician in that incumbents typically are responsible for the effective daily operations of the morgue and directly supervises subordinate forensic autopsy staff. This classification may require a flexible work schedule in order to meet the needs of the department.
Duties and Responsibilities
Minimum RequirementsEducation and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Medical Science or a directly related field AND two (2) to four (4) years experience handling bodies in a lab, hospital, morgue, mortuary or similar setting environment, including at least one (1) year of supervisory experience;
Any combination of education and experience that has been achieved and is equivalent to the stated education and experience and required knowledge, skills, and abilities sufficient to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this job.
Licenses, Registrations, Certifications, or Special Requirements:
Valid Texas Driver's License.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Work Environment & Other InformationPhysical requirements include the ability to lift/carry up to 75-100 pounds and maneuvering cadavers unassisted in excess of 200 pounds. Requires visual acuity, speech and hearing, hand and eye coordination, and manual dexterity necessary to operate laboratory equipment and basic office equipment and computer. Subject to standing, walking, sitting, repetitive motion, reaching, climbing stairs, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, pushing, pulling, balancing, client/customer contact, squatting to perform the essential functions. At times requires driving and exposure to outdoor conditions. Subject to various biological/infectious, chemical, mechanical, electrical, explosive and radiation hazards in indoors/outdoors work, and exposure to fumes, noxious odors and toxic wastes. Daily contact with biohazardous materials. Some exposure to high on job demand stress. Must possess sufficient physical strength and emotional stability to work under adverse conditions.
Travis County employees play an important role in business continuity. As such, employees can be assigned to business continuity efforts outside of normal job functions.
This job description is intended to be generic in nature. It is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The essential duties, functions and responsibilities and overtime eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Department: Medical Examiner
Work Location: 7723 Springdale Road, Austin, Texas
Hours: Variable; works weekends and some holidays
Criminal and Educational background verifications are required
San Bernardino County: Autopsy Assistant
San Bernardino, CA | 5 Positions Coming Soon
San Bernardino, CA | 5 Positions Coming Soon