Bartlesvillians have a new, highly touted medical examiner.
The BartlesVILLE Medical Examiner Office is expected to become the first in the state to have an official contract with the Texas-based examiners office.
According to the city of Bartlesburg, the new medical examiners will be able to perform “the most advanced” medical examinations possible, according to a press release.
The office is expected be officially sworn in in March.
Bartlesville Mayor John M. Miller, who was also appointed by Gov.
John Kasich to lead the office, said the office will have a staff of about 40,000 people, most of whom will be licensed as physicians.
The Bartlevillians will have the opportunity to perform a variety of examinations including X-rays, blood draws, CAT scans, ultrasound, MRI, and other tests.
Miller said the BartlesVille Medical Examiner is expected “to do everything within the law, even when it’s inconvenient for the public.”
BARTLESVILLE, ARIZONA—(Marketwired – January 28, 2019) A new medical examination examiners can perform “excellent work, even if they have a hard time with the laws of the land,” according to Mayor John Miller, a Bartlestown Republican.
This new medical officer will be a real asset to the community, and a great asset to our state, said Miller.
While it will be great to have a full-time, accredited medical examiner, we need more than that, he said.
“We have a lot of work to do in this state and to have someone who can perform these examinations will help us, it will help the state, it can be used for our schools and for the future,” Miller said.
The medical examiner’s office will be located in the city limits of Bartleville.
The new medical inspector will be hired as an independent contractor by the BartleVille City Council, which will oversee the city’s finances.
The city council will hold a public hearing on the appointment at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30, and Miller said he hopes to have the council approve the hire by Wednesday evening.
He also said the city council can ask the state for an extension to allow for additional time to conduct a thorough investigation into the city manager and other members of the council, but no further information will be released.
Miller said BartlesVillians are excited about the new appointment, but added that there are a number of concerns that are still being addressed.
For example, the city is expected in a couple of weeks to have its first comprehensive health inspection, which Miller said could potentially lead to the death of an innocent person.
“It’s something that is very important to us,” he said of the health inspection.
“I think it’s important to have those checks in place, and we have an opportunity to do that in the coming weeks.”
The health inspection could also lead to more cases, Miller said, if Bartles Villagers are unable to obtain the proper medical care for their own medical needs.
Another concern is the city has to pay a $1.4 million cost to the medical examiner for his new position.
The City Council will hold the public hearing at 1:30 p.meeting, on Wednesday at the Bartleyville Municipal Center.
The Medical Examiner’s Office is located in a renovated building, with a new receptionist and office space.