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Medical Examiner Investigator

Iowa City, IA

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Medical Examiner Investigator

Johnson County’s Medical Examiner department is seeking a full-time Medical Examiner Investigator to conduct death investigations, issue cremation permits and perform related tasks. Investigations will be performed in the field and in an institutional setting.

Associate’s degree in criminal justice, nursing or closely related field and three years related experience which includes a minimum of two years of experience as a licensed or certified nurse or medical care provider or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work.  Bachelor’s degree preferred. Special requirements:  Must be able to be on-call nights, weekends, and County holidays and arrive at scene within ½ hour of notification. Within six months of hire, must reside in Johnson County or within a twenty-mile radius of the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.  Valid driver’s license and safe driving record. May also require use of private vehicle for official business.  Attain certification as a Registered Medicolegal Death Investigator with the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators, Inc. within one year of employment.

$26.33-$30.97 an hour to start plus excellent benefits.  To apply and learn more about this position please go to our website, Applications are due May 3, 2017.
Cover letter and resume required with online application.

Posted 04/21/17

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