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Organization:    Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Division:    Office of the Chief Coroner, North Region
City:    Sudbury
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    MMD04 - Senior Medical Officer
Salary:    $270,652.00 - $298,335.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    64847
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Do you have a background in death investigation, an inquiring mind and a special interest in public safety and the community? If you enjoy using your communication, managerial and people skills within a multi-disciplinary, high-profile environment, consider this leadership role as Regional Supervising Coroner with the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Office of the Chief Coroner, Sudbury Office.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As a member of the management team, you will:
• Provide advice and leadership on a variety of matters and interactions pertaining to death investigation
• Provide direction and supervision to coroners within the region including evaluating performance and quality assurance related to death investigations
• Coordinate and direct investigations and inquests and identify public safety issues and prevention strategies
• Exercise quasi-judicial powers including presiding over unusual, high-profile or complex inquests
• Build and maintain effective relationships and communications with forensic pathologists, families, police, crown attorneys, lawyers, media, and the public
• Perform the duties of a coroner, as required (please refer to the attached description on the online OPS Careers Portal for more detail)

How do I qualify?

• Licensed physician in good standing and a member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
• Medical Degree and licensed to practice medicine in Ontario

Specialized Knowledge
• You have extensive experience in the practice of medicine
• You have investigative skills and working knowledge in the fields of general and forensic investigation techniques including understanding of pathology, toxicology (i.e. drug reactions and poisoning), occupational medicine, and industrial safety
• You have knowledge of and can interpret relevant legislation and guidelines when conducting death investigations and/or inquests (i.e. Coroners Act, Trillium Gift of Life Act, Anatomy Act, Vital Statistics Act, etc.)

Management and Communication Skills
• You have leadership, management, and administration skills to plan and co-ordinate consultative and investigative activities and to direct the operation of the regional office
• You have strong communication skills to interact with the public, grieving families, news media, and to establish and maintain co-operative relationships with professionals
• You have effective interpersonal skills to liaise and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including medical and legal professionals, and law enforcement agencies
• You have written communication skills to prepare and disseminate information in the form of memorandums, newsletters, and media releases
• You can support an inclusive work environment that harnesses and builds on diversity

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 199 Larch St, Sudbury, North Region, General Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Management Compensation Plan
Schedule:   6
Category:   Management and General
Posted on:   Monday, April 7, 2014
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service Employment Screening Checks Policy, the top candidate(s) may be required to provide a general or enhanced screening check. Please refer to the Additional Information / Address section above on this job advertisement to determine the screening check that is required for each position.

    A general screening check includes a criminal record check and if applicable, fingerprint verification at your own expense. An enhanced screening check includes a criminal record check and if applicable, fingerprint verification at your own expense and permission for the Negotiations & Security Branch , Employee Relations Division to conduct any specific screening as indicated in the Additional Information / Address section above.

    A record of a Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The screening check results will only be reviewed and evaluated by the Negotiations & Security Branch for the purpose of making a clearance decision. The details of an individual's screening check will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Screening check records will be maintained by the Negotiations & Security Branch and kept strictly confidential.
  • N-SL-64847/14
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, June 30, 2014 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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