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Anatomical / General Pathologist Full-time Job

1 month ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary   13 views
Job Details

Description:

Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) is seeking a full time Anatomical Pathologist with fellowship training/expertise in Surgical Pathology and/or one or more sub-specialties of Surgical Pathology. Expertise in Gastrointestinal, Breast Pathology and Cytopathology will be considered assets. The successful candidate will join a team of 95+ laboratory physicians and scientists, working mostly at the Peter Lougheed Centre within 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 South Sector 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 University of Calgary (UofC). The DPLM and APL offers residency-training programs in Anatomic Pathology, General Pathology, Neuropathology and Medical Microbiology, as well as Fellowship training in subspecialty areas within Anatomic Pathology, Hematopathology, Clinical Biochemistry and accredited Cytopathology program.

Job Summary & Responsibilities
Anatomical Pathologists 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 postgraduatemedical teaching.

Qualifications
Qualifications include a MD with 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 in Surgical Pathology and/or Cytopathology.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate:

  • 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
Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  • Specialty: Anatomical Pathology
  • Secondary Specialty: GI, Breast and Cytopathology
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Precision Laboratories
  • Sponsorship Eligible: Yes
  • Compensation: An excellent remuneration package including relocation assistance is provided. Starting remuneration is commensurate with the level of training and experience. Remuneration range for a Laboratory Physician / Pathologist in Alberta is $353,874.00 to $411,650.00.
  • Community Info:

    Calgary is one of the worlds cleanest cities and has been named the third most livable city in the world by Economist Intelligence Units. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events, including the Calgary Stampede, and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.

  • Posting Date: Dec 15, 2022
  • Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
Company Description
Albertas health care system is one of the best in the world and physicians in Alberta experience a variety of challenging and rewarding opportunities while also enjoying a high standard of living. Whether you are interested in practicing in a large hospital in an urban centre or a small community clinic in a rural area, Alberta offers plenty of choices to suit your skills and interests.
General Practitioners and Family Physicians are licensed health care professionals and are educated in the general practice, with opportunities to focus their practice in specialized areas.
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