JOB DESCRIPTION:


The Office of Chief Medical Examiner investigates cases of persons who die within New York City from criminal violence, by accident, by suicide, suddenly when in apparent health, when unattended by a physician, in a correctional facility or in any suspicious or unusual manner or where an application is made pursuant to law for a permit to cremate a body of a person. We exist to provide answers in support of families, victims and community during times of profound need. The core values of the OCME are to put the mission of the agency first, to be truly dedicated and to have integrity in every aspect of our professional life Under the direction of the Deputy Director of Mortuary Services, oversees the activities of the mortuaries under the auspices of the Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME); performs related work. Typical tasks include the following: •Visits mortuaries in the five (5) boroughs to monitor operations and resolve problems; when on site or from a central location contracts mortuary directors or other appropriate staff concerning problems requiring immediate resolution. •Resolves issues related to the recovery, and transport of decedents, as well as case check-in /case check out, problems or issues with CMS; works with funeral directors on release of decedents to their care; works with Medicolegal Investigation staff to coordinate death scene investigations and with recovery of decedents. •Oversees the work of mortuary staff, motor vehicle operators, and auxiliary staff; holds staff meetings as needed to discuss mortuary issues and procedures; evaluates staff performance; recommends disciplinary actions as needed. •Monitors transportation functions and staff, including rerouting of vehicles and staff by adjusting schedules and assignments as situations arise; arranges for emergency road services for vehicles that breakdown during off hours; arranges for towing by contracted vendor; assists in the coordination of city burial transportation. •Works with the Medical Investigator in-charge or Tour Commander to resolve assignment or case related issues city-wide, ensuring smooth and effective operations. •Assists in signing in/out decedents during “off hours” at any of our five borough offices. •Reports to accident locations involving agency staff/vehicles and to death scenes as needed and •Coordinates City Burial operations as needed. •Liaises with NYPD, FDNY, OEM, etc during “off hours.” •Handles any administrative issues that arise involving the agency and communicates with upper administration as necessary for direction. •Prepares reports and keeps records. •Operates a motor vehicle. •Performs other duties as required.

Salary: $49,090.00 - $56,453.00

Median salary: $52,771.50

Posting date: May 05, 2015

End date: N/A

Department: DEPT OF HEALTH/MENTAL HYGIENE

Url: https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov


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