Title: Assistant Chief Medical Examiner- Western OCME
State Role Title: Physician II
Hiring Range: Negotiable based on experience up to $290,000
Pay Band: 8
Agency: Virginia Department of Health
Location:CHIEF MEDICAL EXAMINR-WST
Recruitment Type: General Public - G
The Assistant Chief Medical Examiner position is based in Roanoke, Virginia.
The Virginia Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) is a statewide medical examiner system with four regional district offices encompassing 19 forensic pathologists and a Chief Medical Examiner.
The OCME-Western District covers the western region of Virginia and is seeking 3 forensic pathologist to join the staff of current board certified forensic pathologists.
Responsibilities include death investigations, postmortem examinations, approximately 250 medicolegal autopsies per year, consultations with interested parties, court testimony, supervision of staff, and other administrative oversight duties. The position advises/supervises local medical examiners as part of a 76 year old statewide medical examiner system created in 1946. Educational responsibilities include the instruction of forensic pathology fellows, medical students, public safety officers and others. The pathologist will participate in educational, training and research activities and participate in committees. Current staffing includes a complement of medicolegal death investigators, forensic autopsy technicians and administrative support as well as onsite surveillance unit members. Occasional overnight travel. Base salary commensurate with experience. Includes a full benefits package.
The Virginia Department of Health offers 12 paid holidays, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, retirement plans (including 401a Cash Match and 457 Deferred Compensation Plan) as well as sick, family/personal, and annual leave!