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Medical Investigator

Date: Aug 5, 2022

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Forensic Science Center 

Pay:  $21.66 per hour  

Work Schedule: Rotating Shifts - 24/7  

 

Professional position at the Regional Forensic Science Center performing medicolegal death investigations.  Responds promptly to death scenes and conducts independent and thorough investigation into circumstances of death.  Questions witnesses, relatives and other persons to obtain pertinent information regarding decedent.

 

Responds promptly to death scenes and conducts independent and thorough investigation into circumstances of death.

  • Gathers detailed medical history and follow-up information as needed including but not limited to medical records and police reports to aid in the determination of cause and manner of death.
  • Photographs death scenes as required.
  • Summarizes all information in a written report(s) for duty pathologist.
  • Identifies and maintains chain of custody of evidentiary items.

 

Maintain/Initiate communication with family members and other external customers regarding cases

  • Questions witnesses, relatives and other persons to obtain pertinent information regarding decedent

 

Complete supporting case documents 

  • Generate thorough Report of Death on all cases reported (Coroner’s cases and Jurisdiction released)
  • Compiles clear and concise reports in a timely fashion detailing circumstances surrounding death, medical history, related data and follow-up material.
  • Tracks and analyzes death statistics and generates monthly summaries.

 

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in medical/biological/scientific field. One year of experience in death/crime scene investigation or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Must possess a valid State of Kansas driver’s license or must obtain such a license within 90 days of employment.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in medical/biological/scientific field. Two years of experience in death/crime scene investigation or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigation (ABMDI) Certification.

 

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.


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