Anatomical Pathologist (Multiple Positions) - The Laboratory Medicine Program of Eastern Health

Posting Date:Tue, 27 Apr 2021
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
City: St. John's

Anatomical Pathologist (MULTIPLE POSITIONS)
Seeking Multiple sub-specialties in Gynecological, Head & Neck, Lung & Breast Full-time – Health Science Centre, Eastern Health, St. John’s, NL

The Laboratory Medicine Program of Eastern Health (EH) invites expressions of interest for multiple full-time, permanent Anatomical Pathologists with sub specialty expertise in any of the following areas, dermatopathology, gynecological, head and neck, lung and lymphomas.

Eastern Health is the largest integrated health organization in Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) and is accredited with exemplary standing, the highest possible rating, from Accreditation Canada. It employs over 13,000 employees, provides services to a regional population of more than 300,000 and is responsible for provincial tertiary health services.

The successful candidate will join a group of 16 pathologists, medical microbiologists and clinical chemists providing hospital laboratory services. Our laboratory currently processes approximately 40,000 surgical pathology specimens per year. On-call coverage is required and shared equitably within the group. The Health Science Centre is a teaching hospital affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University.

Through strong formal affiliations with Memorial University, and on the recommendation of the Discipline Chair, the successful candidates may be eligible for a clinical faculty appointment in the Academic Department of Laboratory Medicine and may be expected to participate in collaborative research activities and scholarship (ie: teaching). The ideal candidates will join a dynamic and enthusiastic team and will be expected to have strong communication and excellent interpersonal skills in order to function as consultants to clinicians, laboratory and academic staff

Why practice in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador? NL is Canada’s most easterly and unique province and offers an excellent quality of life. St. John’s, the provincial capital, is the economic and cultural hub of Newfoundland and Labrador. St. John’s boasts museums, galleries, historic sites, parks, world renowned culinary and a pristine natural environment. Newfoundlanders and Labradorians are friendly and welcoming known for our humor, song, art and craftsmanship. To learn more visit

To be considered candidates must hold a medical degree and have certification by the Royal College Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Certification (or equivalent) in Anatomical Pathology. Subspecialty training in the disciplines indicated is favoured, else a strong background of practice in the specialty is needed. All applicants must be eligible for licensure to practice by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Salary and benefits for this position are to be paid in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement for salaried physicians in NL and commensurate with the level of training and experience. Interested persons meeting the above qualifications should forward their curriculum vitae with contact information of three references to:

Wendy Snow
Regional Physician Recruiter

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In accordance with Canadian Employment and Immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada. Eastern Health hire on the basis of merit and are committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to submit an expression of interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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