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Forensic Pathologist

Recruitment #120502-UNCG-20


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Amy Elliott, Chief Administrative Officer
Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
901 N. Stonewall
Oklahoma City, OK  73117

Phone  405-232-7141 x 232
Fax 405-272-4045

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is seeking one full-time forensic pathologist in our Eastern Division Tulsa office. The successful candidate will join board certified forensic pathologists who administer services to the citizens of Oklahoma through the Central Division Oklahoma City office and Eastern Division Tulsa office.

Our office assumes jurisdiction over 15,000 deaths per year.  We perform approximately 1400 - 1500 autopsies per year.  We have in-house toxicology, histology, and x-ray services as well as access to forensic anthropologists and forensic dentists. Death investigators provide 24/7 statewide scene investigation.  All autopsy cases are performed within the two offices with full support services. There are currently four forensic pathologist in the Oklahoma City office and two forensic pathologists in the Tulsa office.

The applicant should be either Board certified (AP/CP/FP – AP/FP) or Board eligible. A Board eligible candidate will be expected to become Board certified within two years of employment.  Applicant must be able to attain an Oklahoma medical license.  The agency will reimburse the successful candidate for the cost of taking the forensic board certification. 

Oklahoma enjoys being named by Forbes Magazine as the number one recession proof state in America.  Home to several excellent universities and a winning NBA team, the Sooner State was honored for the stable economy, low unemployment rates and affordable housing.   In addition, Oklahoma has a lot of activities to offer which include ballet, museums, theatre, and collegiate sports.  Oklahoma City and Tulsa are cities that combine both modern skyline architecture and beautifully preserved, art-deco structures built during the early oil days of the plains.  

The benefit package includes outstanding health, dental and life insurance with access to a generous state retirement plan. 


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