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Assistant Medical Examiner-Coroner, San Jose, CA

Organization: County of Santa Clara
Category: Physician
Location: San Jose, CA
Date Job Posted: February 19, 2021
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San Jose, California

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$301,579 - $366,600 Annually, DOE

The Medical Examiner-Coroner Department for the County of Santa Clara, is seeking a qualified individual with diverse experience for the position of Assistant Medical Examiner-Coroner. We are seeking to fill both permanent and extra-help (temporary) positions.

Under administrative direction, the Assistant Medical Examiner-Coroner is responsible for the performance of medical activities in the Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office; and is responsible for developing and coordinating the planning, organization, direction and performance of the medical activities of the Office along with other Assistant Medical Examiner-Coroners.

A well-qualified candidate will possess a Doctor of Medicine degree from an approved school of medicine. A valid California Physicians and Surgeons license and a valid California Driver's license.

Candidates must meet the current National Association of Medical Examiners definition of "Forensic Pathologist" as follows:

  1. A physician who is certified in Forensic Pathology by the American Board of pathology; OR
  2. Has completed a training program in Forensic Pathology that is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (or its International equivalent) prior to 2006; OR
  3. Has been officially "qualified for examination" in forensic pathology by the ABP*.

*Strong preference will be given to candidates in possession of a valid board certificate in Forensic Pathology; a candidate should successfully complete the Board Certification process within two (2) years of appointment or face the possibility of being released from the position.

Final Filing Date: it is anticipated this position will be open until filled.

This recruitment requires the submission of an online application and CV. For a complete job description, and to apply online, click here or visit us at

For more information, please contact Executive Services at (408) 299-5897.

The County of Santa Clara is an Equal Opportunity/ADA Employer Additional information about the County can be found on our website at

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