The Administrative Secretaryprovides direct and dedicated administrative support to the medicolegal deathinvestigators (DIs). This position screens phone calls, files deathcertificates and cremation requests, receives and distributes medical records,handles written correspondence, and collects and maintains records of DIactivities.
Screens outside phone calls and routs to an investigator, evidence tech, clerical staff (ex: report requests, evidence pickup) or the Director of Investigations.
Coordinates appointments for law enforcement to pick up evidence with the evidence techs, or to meet with/speak with a pathologist regarding a case.
Receives and monitors cremation requests and death certificates, keys into enters data into cases management system once reviewed and approved by a DI, files paper copies, and maintains running counts of the cases.
Compiles Sudden Death in the Young (SDY) case registration data; shares information and corresponds with pathologists, clerical, techs and the SDY Coordinating Center.
Receives medical records and police reports from the Dis; scans and uploads electronically to the case management system for pathologist review.
Picks up admit blood samples, radiology media and other items from area hospitals.
Collects statistical information such as cooler counts, cooler temperature logs, drug disposal logs, and Shelby County burial cases.
Compiles information for review for accreditation purposes or Shelby County Health Department requests.
Maintains office, scene bag, and vehicle supplies; arranges and coordinates IT maintenance requests.
Assists with scene vehicle logs and maintenance schedules.
Assists the Director of Investigations with Quality Assurance.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 171370
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