Anatomical Pathologist - Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) South Sector,

Posting Date:Tue, 09 Feb 2021
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: 9-3535 Research Road NW
City: Calgary

Anatomical Pathologist

Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) South Sector, in partnership with the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (DPLM), University of Calgary, Cumming School of Medicine, in Calgary, Alberta is seeking a qualified full time Anatomical Pathologist 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 an independent, but publically funded organization that is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alberta Health Services (AHS), and is affiliated with the University of Calgary (UofC).

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.
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 Position number 2021-EXT-001 with contact information of three referees to:

Hallgrimur Benediktsson, MD
Professor and Interim Head, DPLM
Interim Medical Director, APL South Sector
9-3535 Research Road NW, Calgary, AB T2L 2K8
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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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