Medical Examiner Job Description

A medical examiner (sometimes referred to as a coroner) is a government official who investigates and determines the cause of unnatural deaths, including deaths from violence or accidents.

Medical examiners are often seen performing autopsies or on-scene investigations.

They work closely with law enforcement, often acting as a first responder during accidents.

Medical examiners are appointed by the governor and confirmed by the state legislature.

They serve full-time, nonremunerative positions.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Medical Examiner who can help us with our investigation.

Medical Examiner Duties:

  • Performs various medical and wellness examinations
  • Screens for diseases and illnesses
  • Makes clinical evaluations of patients
  • Diagnoses medical diseases and conditions
  • Provides counseling to patients
  • Makes recommendations for treatment
  • Evaluates and treats physical and mental disabilities
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Medical Examiner Responsibilities:

  • Physician’s license required
  • 4+ years’ relevant experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic, dependability, and time management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Knowledge of medical terminology required

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Perform accident investigations by interviewing witnesses, conducting radar and photographic surveys, obtaining and analyzing medical records, and investigating vehicle damage
  • Prepare comprehensive accident reports, including recommendations for preventing future accidents
  • Work with insurance companies to determine coverage, benefits, and the maximum amount payable by the carrier
  • Create and maintain accident investigation reports in accordance with company policies

At Company Name, we believe that diversity and inclusion are key to building a strong, successful team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.