Careers

 

A career with the St. Tammany Coroner's office is more than just a job. We are committed to treating our employees like family, offering a supportive work environment with excellent benefits, competitive salaries.

 

St. Tammany Parish Coroner's office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

 

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

 

SAFE (Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner) Nurse or Practitioner, PRN/Contract

 

Position summary:

 

The Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner (SAFE) nurse or practitioner will provide timely, non-judgmental compassionate care to patients who have experienced a recent sexual assault. This will include a medico-forensic exam, maintaining chain-of-custody with evidence, offering prophylaxis for pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, photographic documentation, referrals for appropriate medical and psychosocial follow-up, as well as support and participation in legal proceedings. The SAFE/SANE will interface with medical professionals, law enforcement agencies, criminal justice personnel, victim advocacy, and external support agencies that provide services to victims of crime and violence and must be able to collaborate well within a multidisciplinary team. As a specially trained sexual assault forensic examiner, one will have the responsibility for providing patients with complete information about choices so patients can make informed decisions about the care they want to receive. Position reports to SANE/SAFE Program Coordinator.

 

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CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

FORENSIC INVESTIGATOR

 

 

The St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s office is accepting applications for a full time Forensic Investigator Position.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING PROGRAMS: Minimum requirement of a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma. Achieve certification as a Medicolegal Death Investigator and maintain affiliation with the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators. Attendance at continuing education program to ensure compliance with all registrations, licenses, or affiliations is required.

 

EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCE: A minimum of two years’ experience is preferred but not required.

 

A working knowledge of anatomy and physiology and the pathophysiology of disease processes as well as insight into modern investigative techniques are helpful.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Good benefit package offered.

Must be willing to work Day and Night shifts.

 

Please submit all resumes to 65278 Hwy 434 Lacombe, LA 70445 attention Rebecca Caminita or electronically at Rebecca@stpcoroner.org