Forensic Technician Supervisor-Forensic Center - Tenders Global

Forensic Technician Supervisor-Forensic Center

Memphis

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Posted: 24-Nov-23

Location: Memphis, Tennessee

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open

Categories:

Staff/Administrative

Internal Number: 23000002HY

Market Range: 09

THIS IS A GRANT FUNDED POSITION

JOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The Forensic Technician Supervisor provides autopsy assistance to staff pathologists and plans, organizes, and directs the training of autopsy technicians with autopsy procedures and related activities. Specific duties include transporting the deceased between the morgue and the autopsy room; lifting and transferring of body between the cart and the table; preparing body for autopsy; ensuring specimens are handled and stored appropriately, and preparing the deceased’s body for the funeral home.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

1. Sets up, operates, and maintains various instruments and specialized autopsy equipment.

2. Assigns daily autopsy cases to technicians and non-autopsy tasks including but not limited to toxicology, histology, stocking, and custodial tasks.

3. Collects forensic evidence and maintains chain of custody, as required.

4. Enters evidence into a computer database.

5. Prepares bodies for postmortem examinations and releases to funeral homes.

6. Washes, dries, measures, and positions bodies.

7. Prepares and preserves tissues and specimens.

8. Performs body dissections, takes quality photographs, and collects fingerprints for identification purposes.

9. Manages the monthly schedule and assigns workdays for technicians including authorizing overtime, annual and sick leave, and adjusting staff levels for annual/sick leave.

10. Performs initial training, coaching, remedial training, and documentation of technician performance.

11. Reports maintenance issues affecting autopsy operations, coordinates repairs, and informs leadership.

12. Performs other related duties as assigned.

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