REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Considerable knowledge of Wisconsin Statues 979 and all other applicable Wisconsin Statutes
- Knowledge of medical terminology as applied to anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, bacteriology, toxicology, and pathology, with special regard to death and trauma
- Considerable knowledge of the morphological aspects of the causes of death
- Knowledge of investigative techniques, principles and practices used in the research of the cause and manner of death
- Knowledge of common prescription drugs and their effects
- Ability to analyze factors regarding a death in order to determine the cause of death
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with staff, officials and the general public
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Two year college or technical school degree, plus three (3) years of experience in nursing, medical or paramedical work, health sciences, law enforcement investigation, or any combination of training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.
Possession of valid Wisconsin driver's license
Must be available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week unless proper replacement is available and reported to Sheriff's Department for dispatching
Two chances to pass the WITC Medicolegal Death Investigations class.
Ability to meet physical requirements of position, some of which includes heavy lifting, pushing and pulling