27 May 2023
Full-Time Judicial Services Medical Examiner – Al Khobar
This position aids in the investigation of suspicious, unnatural, or violent deaths; acts as a liaison between the State Medical Examiner’s Office and the county medical examiner offices; serves as a liaison between relatives of decedents and the public; and conducts related tasks as needed.
Job Title : Judicial Services Medical Examiner
Location : Al Khobar, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
Salary : $ 32.45 per hour.
Company : Virginia Dept Of Health
Job Type : Full-Time
- Medical information is supplied to law police, lawyers, judges, the relatives of the dead, the news media, and the District Attorney’s Office.
- Obtains expert witness competence for any forensic criminal and civil processes associated with cases examined, as well as for any extra forensic needs that may arise within the County.
- Handles routine inquiries and grievances, conducts investigations into issues, initiates remedies, and refers complaints or problems to the appropriate departmental personnel.
- A computerized, web-based records management system will be used to submit all death investigation reports on time, in a format that is easy to understand and impartial.
- All investigation material, including summaries, complete case reports, and records, is retained. As appropriate, the investigator subpoenas police reports and medical records.
- The Neurophysiology Conference, the Case Consensus Meeting, and the Toxicology Rounds are a few of the pathology conferences that he attends. In neurophysiology, students and residents learn how to carry out a variety of procedures, such as evaluating the brains and spinal cords. The Deputy Chief Medical Examiner/Medical Director and his or her team of medical specialists benefit from this individual’s efforts in developing further educational programs.. In addition to presenting and speaking on current concerns in the field, he or she attends professional conferences as a member of the forensic pathology community.
- To assist in determining the cause and manner of death, collects evidence at the death/crime scene, such as medical history, medications, psychological state at the time of death, weapons, and so on; secures photographs/video of scene; interviews family members, friends, and witnesses of the deceased.
- For the purpose of determining the death’s cause and manner, the incumbent gathers case materials, which may include any and all relevant reports, diagrams, charts, and photographs. On a rotational basis, the incumbent handles cases that come in during the evening and night hours, determines jurisdiction, and goes to death scenes as needed. If necessary, the incumbent will testify before federal and district courts in the United States, as well as circuit courts in neighboring jurisdictions. Deputy Chief Medical Examiners and the Chief Medical Examiner delegate special duties to this office. Infectious illness management and surveillance are put into place.
- Medical and dental records are gathered, reports from other agencies are reviewed, and aid is offered to forensic pathologists in identifying the dead via inquiries with the person’s doctor about their medical, psychological, and/or mental history.
- Maintain and enhance professional knowledge and abilities by attendance at continuing education seminars, training programs, and other applicable courses.
- In-depth familiarity with chain of custody techniques and procedures, including handling and preparing evidence.
- Forensic and medical/dental examination and identification processes; understanding of trauma cause; knowledge of natural disorders.
- An associate’s degree in biology or medical science, para-medicine, or a closely similar area of study from a recognized institution, with 1,000 hours of verifiable work experience in the field of study. Work experience in the field is desired.
- Completes duties efficiently with minimum supervision, demonstrating a high degree of initiative, effort, attention to detail, and devotion.
- The Department of Professional Regulations mandates that all candidates seeking medical licenses have them. ‘