Anatomical or General Pathologist

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Anatomical Pathology
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MED0000MV Requisition #

Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) is seeking a full time Anatomical Pathologist with fellowship training in Surgical Pathology and/or one or more sub-specialties of Surgical Pathology. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in Pulmonary/Thoracic Pathology. Candidates with training in Hematopathology or Molecular Pathology will also be considered. The successful candidate will join a team of 95+ laboratory physicians and scientists working mostly at acute care institutions 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 and Clinical Biochemistry.

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  postgraduate medical teaching.

 

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.

Please note that all staff new to APL must provide a criminal records check in compliance with the Protection for Persons in Care Act.

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, Hematopathology, or Molecular Pathology.

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

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