American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators
Deputy Medical Examiner (Madison, WI)
DEPUTY MEDICAL EXAMINER
The Dane County Medical Examiner's Office in Madison, Wisconsin is seeking a Deputy Medical Examiner. The office is located one block from the Capitol in downtown Madison, Wisconsin, adjacent to the University of Wisconsin-Madison College Campus. Dane County has budgeted to build a new Medical Examiner's Office, morgue and autopsy facility in the approved 2013 budget. The Deputy Medical Examiner will act as the department head in the absence of the Chief Medical Examiner. Responsibilities include performing medical examinations and autopsies for Dane County and outside county autopsy customers, as well as reviewing medical records, law enforcement reports, and other information as part of the investigation. This position will also have limited administrative responsibilities. The anticipated caseload is approximately 200-250 cases per year. The position will report to the Chief Medical Examiner under the terms of an employment contract. Requires being board certified in anatomic or anatomic and clinical pathology by the American Board of Pathology and having completed, or be currently enrolled in an ACGME accredited forensic pathology fellowship. This position also requires an unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state of Wisconsin, or eligibility to obtain Wisconsin licensure upon appointment. The Deputy Medical Examiner will be required to be board certified in forensic pathology by the American Board of Pathology within 2 years of date of employment. This position requires regular maintenance of American Board of Pathology certifications and Wisconsin Medical Licensure, and also requires possession of, or eligibility for, a valid Wisconsin driver's license; access to reliable personal motor vehicle transportation; availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays on a rotation. Candidates must be of sound moral character and must have a reputation for honesty and trustworthiness. Prior to appointment, candidates will be subject to a thorough background investigation, a physical examination and may also be required to take a psychological examination. The recruitment process may also include interviews with partners in the criminal justice field as well as other experts in the area of forensic medicine. Salary for this is position will range from $140,000 to $170,000, plus an excellent benefits package. Actual starting pay and benefits are subject to negotiation and will be based on qualifications. Successful applicants will be placed on an eligibles list and may be considered for other vacancies as they occur during the next 12 months. Exam: Materials review. Review of application and resume to assess candidate's training and experience. Candidates invited to interview will be asked to present a PowerPoint case presentation from their work experience (approximately 15-20 minutes).
Recruitment ends: 4:30 p.m., Friday, January 4, 2013. Application materials must be received by the closing date above. An application postmarked by the closing date, but not received in the Employee Relations Division will NOT be considered as being filed in a timely manner. For application contact: Dane County Employee Relations, Room 418, City-County Building, Madison, Wisconsin, 53703, 608/266-4123. For those with TDD equipment only 608/266-4125, or through the Dane County home page on the Internet at: www.countyofdane.com. An Affirmative Action Employer operating under a Civil Service Merit System.
DANE COUNTY EMPLOYEE RELATIONS DIVISION
210 MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. BLVD.
MADISON, WISCONSIN 53703-3345
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