Deputy Chief Medical Examiner, Washoe County NV
Washoe County (Reno), Nevada, is seeking a Deputy Chief Medical Examiner. The Washoe County Medical Examiner and Coroner’s Office (WCMECO) provides forensic pathology services for 17 counties in Nevada and California. The office has received many awards for compassionate care and has a stellar reputation for quality service delivery.
The Deputy Chief Medical Examiner (DCME) is a new position for the WCMECO with upward mobility to the ME position. The DCME is a management level position recommended for appointment by the County Manager and approved by the Board of County Commissioners. The individual selected will join a management team including the Chief Medical Examiner, Assistant Medical Examiner, and two Medicolegal Investigation/Forensic Technician Supervisors.
Graduation from an approved school of medicine and a current license (or eligibility to obtain a license) to practice medicine in the State of Nevada is required. The selected candidate must be a forensic pathologist certified by the American Board of Pathology. Board certification in clinical as well as anatomic pathology is desired but not required. Subspecialty Board certification is highly desired in related specialties such as neuropathology, pediatric pathology, etc.