Deputy Medical Investigator - req# 5493
Deputy Medical Investigator
|Working Title||Deputy Medical Investigator|
|Position Summary||Investigates and/or coordinates the investigation of deaths reported to the Office of the Medical Investigator. Responds to death scenes, primarily in Bernalillo County, on behalf of the Chief Medical Investigator and conducts investigations to aid in the determination of the cause and manner of death. Coordinates field data collection, performs data entry and generates reports. Participates in the training of new field investigators. Interacts with families of deceased individuals. May be required to work on-call shifts.|
|Conditions of Employment|
Associate's degree in a related field; at least 1 year of experience directly related the to duties and responsibilities specified.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
Duties and Responsibilities
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Position requires: a) performance of standard on-scene death investigations, following established protocol and procedures for gathering evidence and reporting; b) review, verification, follow up and consolidation of investigation reports from Field Deputy Medical Investigators; c) preparation of standard verbal and written presentations, including legal depositions and testimony; d) technical training, guidance, and instruction of new Field Deputy Medical Investigators; e) direct communication and interaction with families of deceased persons under stressful circumstances; f) urgent travel to remote in-state locations as required to attend death investigations.
Conditions of Employment
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
|Campus||Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM|
|Department||Office of the Medical Investigator (389A)|
|Staff Type||Regular - Full-Time|
|Term End Date|
|Pay||13.62 hr. to 20.43|
|Benefits Eligible||This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.|
|ERB Statement||Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.|
|Background Check Required||Yes|
|For Best Consideration Date||7/10/2018|
|Application Instructions||Please include a cover letter an resume|
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