Supervisor 2-BPH/Office of the Chief Medical Examiner-Kanawha Co. - Charleston - job 1197865

State of West Virginia

Date: 09/12/2021

City: Charleston, West Virginia

Employment type: Full-time


Nature of Work


Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR)/Bureau for Public Health (BPH)/Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME)/Kanawha Co.-This position will supervise and lead the Autopsy and Decedent Services section of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in assisting with forensic autopsy examinations, identification services, and family support services. This position is responsible for scheduling the morgue technicians and other staff to cover autopsy operations six (6) days per week; training on how to assist physicians with forensic autopsy examinations, including collection of samples for toxicology, histology, anthropology and DNA analysis; operates and maintains medical imaging instruments and equipment; and completes necessary paperwork. Approves leave and payroll reports, completes Annual Performance Appraisal Evaluations. Collects and records evidence and personal property while maintaining appropriate Chain of Custody documentation. Maintains inventory of autopsy and office supplies for the section and serves as a Purchase Card holder for the OCME. Purchase supplies and services. Serves as a back-up supervisor for the Forensic Investigations Unit in the absence of the Chief Investigator. Serves as the Lead Investigator and manager of all unidentified cases, conducting the research and coordination required to establish legal identity of decedents. Position required direct physical contact with decedents and exposure to unpleasant, sometimes disturbing circumstances. Position may require some evening and/or weekend work as caseload demands. Incumbent provides direct supervision of twelve (12) staff members. Other duties assigned. Preference will be given to candidates with death investigation, mortuary, medical, and surgical experience.(0506P02627)


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IMPORTANT: Your eligible score will be based on information provided in your application; therefore, make sure your application is detailed and complete. You may attach a resume and other documents; however, you should NEVER enter "See Resume" on the application. You MUST complete ALL parts of the application, including the Work Experience section.


ATTENTION: Applicant MUST VERIFY POST-HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION (DIPLOMAS, DEGREES, etc.), TRAINING, or LICENSUREEARNED pertaining to this position BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THE POSTING, if not previously verified. It mayONLY be in the form of a copy of an OFFICIAL transcript or diploma. If you are claiming Veteran's preference, please submit "MEMBER 4" form and/or your VA Letter. DOCUMENTATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE and you will not be considered for this vacancy. Please attach documents to the online application before submitting it. Or, you may email it to: applicantservices@wv.gov or by FAX to 304-957-0396, or by mail to: WV Division of Personnel, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E., Building 3, Suite 500, Charleston, WV 25305.


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As a condition of employment, an inquiry into job-related information will be completed which may include, but not limited to, criminal records, abuse registry records, driving records, employment history, and education and training. Failing to cooperate with this process, providing false or incomplete information, and/or discovery of disqualifying information may result in denial of or dismissal from employment or denial of transfer irrespective of when discovered. Minimum Qualifications


Training: Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university.


Substitution:Additional experience as described below may be substituted for the required training on a year-for-year basis.


Experience:Two years of full-time or equivalent part-time paid experience in the area of assignment, one year of which must have been in an administrative or supervisory capacity.


Substitution:Successfully completed graduate study in the area of assignment from a regionally accredited four-year college or university may be substituted on a year-for-year basis, not to include the year of supervisory or administrative experience. ORCompletion of a related course accredited by the Department of Education may be substituted for experience at the rate of 1,080 hours per year, not to include the year of supervisory or administrative experience.



  • DETAILS OF RELATED EXPERIENCE MUST BE SHOWN IN THE WORK EXPERIENCE SECTION OF YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION*





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