Anatomical or General Pathologist, with Sub-Specialization

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    negotiable / monthly
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    3 months ago
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    Health Care

Revised on2018-07-11 Posting #:18-RAH-LAB-ANTM-13 Speciality: Anatomical Pathology Type:Full Time Practice City/Town:Edmonton Location:Royal Alexandra Hospital Date Posted:2018-07-09 Closed Date:2019-01-09 Time: 23:59 AHS Position:AHS is recruiting for this position. AHS Sponsorship: This position is eligible for AHS sponsorship. The successful applicant will be granted AHS sponsorship support for a CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment, if required. Sponsorship Eligibility Expires:2019-07-09 Responsibilities/Duties: Laboratory Services, Alberta Health Services, in partnership with the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, in Edmonton, Alberta is seeking qualified Anatomical / General Pathologists with sub-specialty interest or expertise. Successful applicants will also be considered for appointment with the University of Alberta’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology. While the position is primarily based at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, this is a zonal position and involvement and interaction with different hospital sites may be required. The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, with its team of 96 pathologists and many zonal consultants, functions as a zonal center of Excellence. The successful applicant will be involved in the diagnostic activity across sites in the Edmonton zone, and is expected to become an active zonal consultant in her/his area(s) of sub-specialty expertise, help coordinate the Edmonton Zone special interest group (SIG) activities, and interact with the clinical stakeholders in her/his area(s). Our current priority sub-specialty areas for recruitment are Cytopathology, Lung/Thoracic pathology, and Perinatal pathology; however, candidates with expertise in head and neck, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and gynecologic pathology may also be considered. The candidate is required to have strong general surgical pathology skills. The Department is integrated with the academic health campus and there are opportunities for independent and/or collaborative research that foster the goals of discovery knowledge and translational research at the University of Alberta. Depending on the qualifications of the applicant, there are opportunities to practice in a sub-specialty environment while participating in clinical and/or basic research activities. Teaching and interaction with a wide range of learners from undergraduate through postgraduate studies (residents from anatomical and general pathology), with provision of interactive educational opportunities at all levels will be encouraged.ed. Qualifications: Applicants shall possess a strong track record of collegiality with co-workers, professional (academic and/or clinical-diagnostic) accomplishments, and evidence of ongoing continued medical education. Responsibilities may include supervising technical staff, overseeing the laboratory quality assurance program, on call requirements, clinical consultation with physicians, surgeons and oncologists, and liaising with various multidisciplinary committees and groups that develop and monitor laboratory policies, processes and procedures. The successful candidate shall have or be eligible for certification in General Pathology or Anatomical Pathology with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Physicians must also have current Canadian Medical Protective Association coverage. In accordance with the Canadian Foreign Workers requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Compensation: Alberta Health Services offers a competitive remuneration package including relocation assistance. Salary is according to the Alberta Medical Association grid for physicians in Laboratory Medicine and Pathology. Starting salary is commensurate with level of fellowship and experience (range $350,197 – $407,373). Recruiter Contact: Interested, qualified persons should forward their curriculum vitae and contact information of three referees to: Kimberly Carleton, Coordinator – Physician & PhD Recruitment & Workforce Support, AHS Laboratory Services, #1-00 University Terrace, 8303 – 112 St. Edmonton, AB T6G 2T4 Email: Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at Details about Alberta Health Services and the City of Edmonton can be found at and The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services hire on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified persons, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Indigenous persons.