Deputy Coroner Resume Samples

A Deputy Coroner is hired to determine the manner and cause of death by following state guidelines. The job duties listed on the Deputy Coroner Resume are – conducting both investigative and mortuary duties; examining the remains of the deceased and determine the cause of death, working closely with the law enforcement and the morgue during the investigations; serving as a liaison between law enforcement and the morgue; focusing on examining the remains of the body, determining if the death was natural or not; identifying the remains, conducting investigative work at the scene of death; interpreting autopsy results, and preparing death certificate.

Typically, employers look for the following skills and abilities – the ability to distinguish small details and provide evidence to the cases, the ability to determine the cause of death, empathy and respect; a solid understanding of all legal aspects that are needed for conducting investigations; and extensive medical knowledge. Depending on the state, specific degree requirements for the role vary, however, to the least a high school diploma or GED is needed. Qualifications in anthropology or forensic anthropology is a must.

Deputy Coroner Resume example

Deputy Coroner Resume

Objective : A career with a progressive organization that will be able to use skills, abilities & experience in any capacity, where can effectively contribute to operations.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Conducted preliminary examinations of the body to identify victims, locate signs of trauma, and identify factors that would indicate time of death.
    2. Inquired into the cause, manner, and circumstances of human deaths and establish the identities of deceased persons.
    3. Prepared documents for permanent records.
    4. Completed death certificates, including the assignment of cause and manner of death.
    5. Observed and recorded the positions and conditions of bodies and related evidence.
    6. Collected and documented any pertinent medical history information.
    7. Observed, recorded, and preserved any objects or personal property related to deaths, including objects such as medication containers and suicide notes.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma In General


Deputy Coroner Resume

Objective : Have 40 years working within public safety/emergency services, along with customer service within the automotive industry. Looking for employment that is associated with a background with added interest in education(teaching/instruction).

Skills : Nonprofit Governance Certificate, Nonprofit Strategic.

Description :

    1. Responded to be on the scene of a death.
    2. Assessed scene and pronounced death.
    3. Thoroughly examined decedents, interviewing family and loved ones, and searching the scene of the death.
    4. Taken ample photographs of decedents and surroundings.
    5. Transported of decedent to morgue including processing.
    6. Assisted in autopsies.
    7. Input all information onto the decedent program.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS In Biology


Deputy Coroner Resume

Headline : Goal-oriented customer service professional possessing the ability to produce quality and efficient work. Strengths include multitasking, professional writing, and the handling of sensitive material in an appropriate and timely manner by ensuring compliance with departmental, organizational, and jurisdictional requirements.

Skills : Death Investigations, Accident Investigation, Crime Scene Investigation, Forensic Photography, Evidence Collection, Skip Tracing, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Determined the cause and manner of death.
    2. Investigated death scenes, including photographing scenes, removal of the body, make an identification, and determining the time of death.
    3. Interviewed witnesses, family members, friends, physicians, nurses, law enforcement officials, and others related to the decedent.
    4. Provided information, support, and assistance to families.
    5. Interacted with hospitals, law enforcement agencies, organ donation organizations, and funeral homes.
    6. Requested, examined and interpreted medical, police, EMS, and legal records and reports.
    7. Identified, collected, preserved, inventory, and maintained a proper chain of custody of all physical evidence, at the scene and at the autopsy, regarding the death investigation.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Biology

Deputy Coroner Resume

Headline : Over twenty years of experience in health care and fifteen as a staff nurse. Maintaining a strong reputation for achieving high levels of patient satisfaction while upholding the mission, vision, and values.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Money Handling, Public Relations.

Description :

    1. Investigated circumstances of death and research information needed to establish cause and manner of death.
    2. Collected and preserved evidence during on-scene investigations.
    3. Arranged for and assisted with the removal of the body from the place of death.
    4. Made identification of the deceased and notify next of kin.
    5. Interviewed witnesses regarding the nature of death.
    6. Assisted during autopsies.
    7. Wrote coroner's report.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.A. In Anthropology

Deputy Coroner Resume

Objective : An experienced and detail-oriented professional that is driven by helping and supporting others and thrives when part of an organization that embodies the same views.

Skills : Senior Level Management; Composite Risk Manager; Parachutist; Expert Marksmanship Qualification; Combat Lifesaver Certification; Peace Officer Standards And Testing Certified Deputy Sheriff.

Description :

    1. Directed investigation of deaths occurring within the jurisdiction as required by law: Investigated circumstances of deaths in order to determine the cause and fix responsibility for accidental, violent, or unexplained deaths, or contracts for such services with outside physicians, medical laboratories, and law enforcement agencies.
    2. Testified at inquests, hearings, and court trials.
    3. Conferred with officials of public health and law enforcement agencies to coordinated interdepartmental activities.
    4. Coordinated activities for disposition of unclaimed corpses and personal effects of deceased.
    5. Directed activities of workers involved in preparing documents for permanent records.
    6. Assisted relatives of deceased in negotiations concerning payment of insurance policies or burial benefits by providing information concerning circumstances of death.
    7. Responsible for the examination of deceased persons to determine the cause, method, and manner of death.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
HS Diploma

Deputy Coroner Resume

Objective : Accomplished and energetic professional seeking employment with a results-oriented company that seeks an ambitious and career-conscious person, where acquired skills will be utilized toward growth and advancement.

Skills : Excellent Communication, Multitasking, Prioritizing, Organization, Interpersonal, Problem-Solving Abilities.

Description :

    1. Removal, transported and documented deaths throughout the county.
    2. Associated with deaths and crime scene investigations.
    3. Pronounce all deaths within the county.
    4. Investigated causes of deaths.
    5. Transported and participated in autopsies.
    6. Collected state-required specimens.
    7. Logged, photographed, and collected death scene evidence.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    Psychology

    Deputy Coroner Resume

    Objective : Looking to acquire a position that will enable utilizing knowledge, education, and experience. Combining strong interpersonal and communication skills, and committed to continual performance development in the workplace.

    Skills : Dependability, Compassion, Commitment.

    Description :

      1. Investigated manner and cause of death of decked ants.
      2. Worked closely beside other law enforcement agencies and families to determine the manner and cause of death.
      3. Evidenced collection, properly organizing and closing of cases, numerous updates to families and agencies via telephone, house calls, and emails.
      4. Investigated natural and unnatural deaths within the county.
      5. Sworn to uphold Justice and Peace within the state involving the laws and regulations set forth to all medical examiners and coroners.
      6. Performed as assistant to the Medicolegal Investigator when called upon to for the county in reference to serving the public at times.
      7. Reviewed Panel Government Experience.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    Psychology

    Deputy Coroner Resume

    Objective : Providing great customer service with a growing company. Assertive, self-motivated, goal-oriented, organized, and efficient. A team player, bringing enthusiasm and energy into group efforts.

    Skills : Planning Skills, Investigation Skills.

    Description :

      1. Examined the remains of a body in order to determine both how and why the death occurred.
      2. Identified the body.
      3. Photographed crime scene.
      4. Conducted thorough investigations of deaths by collecting evidence and conducting interviews.
      5. Worked with state and local government agencies as well as hospitals and funeral homes to ensure proper procedures were followed.
      6. Worked in high-pressure and time-sensitive situations that required immediate decisions and action.
      7. Detailed attention and prioritization of urgent matters while working on several cases at once.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    HS Diploma

    Deputy Coroner Resume

    Objective : Seasoned professional looking to grow and succeed in a dynamic environment. A proven track record of exceeding departmental goals while initiating operational enhancements to improve quality and reduce costs.

    Skills : Team Work, Care Management

    Description :

      1. Associated with deaths and crime scene investigations.
      2. Membered of a nursing team providing quality care to patients based on staffing needs of the emergency department.
      3. Administered medications and treatments.
      4. Provided patient teaching, interacting with the families in a professional manner, working with the physicians.
      5. Responded to homicides, suicides, motor vehicle accidents, and natural deaths to pronounce the cause of death.
      6. Attended formal autopsies to help determine the cause of death.
      7. Ensured the appropriate handling of the sensitive case.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    BA In Anthropology

    Deputy Coroner Resume

    Objective : Looking to utilize skills and strengths, accept challenges, be part of a team that will assist in enhancing the quality of people's lives, and assists in leading an organization to reach its fullest potential.

    Skills : Planning Skills, Investigation.

    Description :

      1. Case management and investigation of cause and manner of death.
      2. Worked closely with forensic pathologists and toxicologists on investigations.
      3. Investigated and mortuary duties.
      4. Investigated the cause and manner of death as noted above.
      5. Performed duties of the deputy coroner in death investigations and criminal investigations.
      6. Prepared testimony for a court hearing.
      7. Visited death scenes, conduct preliminary and follow-up investigations, identify remains, order autopsies, and make final determinations.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    BS In Biology