Medicolegal Death Investigator
Conducts medical-legal death investigations for a Medical Examiner.
Examples of Work
Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description. These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.
- Investigates events surrounding the death of an individual under the authority of Chapter 406, Florida Statutes.
- Reports events surrounding the death of an individual under the authority of Chapter 406, Florida Statutes
Assists Medical Examiners in the performance of autopsy.
- Prepares required forms and assists with records maintenance.
- Provides follow-up communications with families, funeral homes, and other interested parties on the progress of investigations.
Education and Experience
A high school diploma and four years of appropriate experience. Appropriate college course work or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.
Licensure and Certification
Certification from the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators preferred.
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