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State of Massachusetts Medical Examiner Assistant I - Boston in Boston, Massachusetts

Assists the Medical Examiner in all aspects of the forensic autopsy. • Must be able to follow and adhere to specific Standard Operating Procedures and become proficient in all skills associated with the autopsy and autopsy services. • Assist in preparation and evisceration of the bodies. • Assist in the collection of tissue and fluid/toxicology samples. • Responsible for appropriate handling, labeling, and for accurately entering specimens and evidentiary information into computer systems. • Required to operate all autopsy and mortuary related equipment. • Responsible for daily cleaning and disinfection of the autopsy suite and surgical instruments. • Responsible for dispatching and responding to scenes and medical facilities. • Will be required to operate a state vehicle and therefore, must possess good driving skills and maintain a clean driving record. • Responsible for moving, lifting, preparing, positioning, photographing, and storing remains on scene and at a medical examiner facility. • Interact with both private and public entities. • Other duties as assigned This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS Applicants must possess an Associate’s Degree or Certification from a technical school in a science or medical field. Incumbents are required to possess a valid Motor Vehicle License at a class level specific to assignment. Incumbents must have standard immunizations. Applicants are required to undergo a medical evaluation and must pass this evaluation/test to be fit tested to wear a respirator. Executive Order #595:As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Job: Laboratory Services* *Organization: Chief Medical Examiner *Title: *Medical Examiner Assistant I - Boston Location: Massachusetts-Boston-720 Albany Street Requisition ID: 220006WT