Anatomic Pathologist Full-time Job1 year ago Doctor / Physician Calgary 23 views
Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) and the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (DPLM) Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary (UofC) are seeking a full time Anatomic Pathologist. Applicants with Fellowship Training/Certification in Surgical Pathology and/or a subspecialty of Surgical Pathology are encouraged to apply. APL recognizes some applicants may have more than one subspecialty training. At this time, candidates with training or experience in Nephropathology, Breast Pathology or Bone & Soft Tissue Pathology will be given preference.
The successful candidate will join a team of 95+ laboratory physicians and scientists working mostly at an acute care institution with a smaller group of pathologists. Participation in a multi-site anatomic pathology on-call rotation is expected.
APL is a multi-site, province-wide laboratory providing comprehensive laboratory services. APL (Calgary Zone) processes 30+ million tests, 260,000 surgical specimens, 200,000 gynecologic cytology specimens, and 10,000 non-gynecologic cytology specimens annually. The successful candidate must have the ability to work in a setting with a similar case complexity.
APL is a publically funded wholly owned subsidiary corporation of Alberta Health Services (AHS), and is party to an affiliation agreement with the UofC. The DPLM and APL offer residency training programs in Anatomic Pathology, General Pathology, Neuropathology and Medical Microbiology, as well as Fellowship training in subspecialty areas within Anatomic Pathology, Hematopathology and Clinical Biochemistry.
Job Summary & Responsibilities
Anatomic Pathologist must maintain the highest possible standards of practice including prompt delivery of services to match established key performance indicators and provincial metrics, must actively participate in quality assurance and quality improvement programs, and must actively participate in undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate medical teaching.
Qualifications include a MD, eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta, and certification in Anatomic Pathology or General Pathology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or Anatomic Pathology/Clinical Pathology by the American Board of Pathology as well as subspecialty Fellowship training and/or Certification.
The following would be an asset:
· Effective communication, skills in quality assurance, operational efficiency and appropriateness of care
· Ability to work in a dynamic, changing environment that allows for delivery of quality service
· Ability to balance service and quality imperative in a resource-sensitive environment
· Ability to work collaboratively, building trust in working relationships, and being an overall team player
An excellent remuneration package including relocation assistance is provided. Starting remuneration is commensurate with the level of fellowship training and experience. Remuneration range for a Pathologist in Alberta is $353,874.00 to $411,650.00.
The posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Please note that all employees new to APL must provide a criminal records check in compliance with the Protection for Persons in Care Act.
Interested persons meeting the above qualifications should forward their curriculum vitae, referencing competition number 2021-EXT-001 and contact information of three referees to:
Dylan Pillai, MD, PhD
Medical Director, APL South Sector
Professor and Head, DPLM
9-3535 Research Road NW, Calgary, AB T2L 2K8
In accordance with the Canadian Foreign Workers requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. This position is available for AHS Sponsorship.
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