An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a dedicated and motivated individual to work with the Medical Examiner’s office providing support to the team and bereaved families. Reforms to the death certification process requires all Medical Certificates of Cause of Death (MCCDs) to be subject to scrutiny by an independent doctor known as a ME.
The post holder will report to the Senior Medical Examiner Officer and will assist with all administrative aspects of Medical Examiner Office at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust.
The post holder will assist with the Bereavement Service for the Medical Examiner office for all hospital deaths requiring professional and sympathetic dealings with families of deceased patients, which will include accompanying families at viewings, supporting families through the process, assessing documentation and providing advice.
The post holder will work with the Senior Medical Examiner Officer to provide an efficient administrative function and will give a positive and friendly welcome to all visitors to the department. This includes in-person, on the telephone, and digitally.
Interviews will take place for this post on Friday 9th July 2021.
***Preference will be given to internal Trust staff, as well as ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon who are able to display recent relevant experience as dictated by the Person Specification.***