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Job Listing for Medical Examiner Investigator at Johnson County Medical Examiner (IA)

Position Medical Examiner Investigator
Agency Johnson County Medical Examiner (IA)
Position Type
Salary Not listed
Country United States of America
City Iowa City
State IA


Medical Examiner Investigator 
Johnson County’s Medical Examiner department is seeking 2 full-time Medical Examiner Investigators 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 (3) years related experience which includes a minimum of two (2) 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:  Arrive at scene within one-half (1/2) 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, safe driving record and insurable under county liability coverage.  May also require use of private vehicle for official business.  Attend the Basic Medicolegal Death Investigator Training Course within the probationary period. Attain certification as a Registered Medicolegal Death Investigator with the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators, Inc. within one year of employment. Attend the Masters Conference for Advanced Death Investigation within two years of employment. 
Compensation: $30.66-$36.80 an hour to start plus excellent benefits.  To apply and learn more about this position please go to our website,   Online applications will be accepted until positions are filled. 
Cover letter and resume required with online application.