Job Title: Forensic Pathologist

Company: Westchester Medical Center

City/State: Kingston, NY

Category: Physicians

Department: Anatomic Pathology

Union: No

Position: Per Diem

Hours: 8:30-5pm

Shift: Day

Req #: 34576

Job Details:

Job Summary:

The Forensic Pathologistconducts postmortem medical examinations to determine the cause of death and other circumstances surrounding the death.Forensic Pathologist responsibilities include performing autopsies, securing the chain of custody, providing expert testimony when needed and working collaboratively with law enforcement.


  • Performing autopsies to determine cause of death
  • Undertaking examinations of specimens, tissues, organs, fluids, and blood
  • Investigating sudden and/or unnatural deaths, in conjunction with law enforcement when needed


  • Proven work experience as a Forensic Pathologist or similar role
  • Experience using lab testing equipment
  • Working knowledge of applicable laws and statutes governing forensic services
  • Exceptional analytical and research skills
  • Relevant training and/or certifications as a Forensic Pathologist

About Us:

HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley operates a 315-bed healthcare system comprising HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary's Avenue Campus and HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus in Kingston, NY, and Margaretville Hospital in Margaretville, NY. It also operates Mountainside Residential Care Center, an 82-bed facility in Margaretville. As Ulster County's largest employer, HealthAlliance is committed to attracting the best-qualified medical and support staff; providing outstanding, responsive, coordinated, compassionate patient- and family-centered care; excelling in clinical outcomes and patient experiences; and ensuring patient rights, privacy and respect are honored at all times, while improving the overall health and well-being of the diverse communities it serves. For more information, visit

Facility Info:

WMCHealth is a 1,900-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with 10 hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region's only acute care children's hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, a state of the art Telemedicine program, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.


For more information, contact Jasmine Campos, Advanced Clinical Recruiter at (914) 493-3774or by email at Westchester Medical Center Advanced Physician Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

About Us:

Westchester Medical Center

Westchester Medical Center is the premier provider of advanced medical care in New York’s Hudson Valley. The flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, this 895-bed academic hospital in Valhalla, NY, provides local residents with acute-care services — Level I trauma and burn care, organ transplants and advanced neurovascular procedures and more — found nowhere else in the region. Westchester Medical Center is the primary referral facility for other Hudson Valley hospitals and serves as a lifeline for more than 3 million.