Anatomical or General Pathologist - Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) North Sector

Posting Date:Tue, 28 Sep 2021
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: Grande Prairie
City: Calgary

Anatomical or General Pathologist,
Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada

Are you someone who enjoys all areas of Lab Medicine? Do you enjoy the great outdoors? Do you want to make a difference in the community you live, work and play in? Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) North Sector, in Grande Prairie, Alberta is seeking a qualified full time Anatomical / General Pathologist to join the team at the New Grande Prairie Regional Hospital. Grande Prairie is located about 450 kilometers northwest of Edmonton, and about the same distance north of Jasper National Park, Grande Prairie offers the best of both worlds - big city amenities without losing the comfort of a small, safe community and close proximity to outstanding wilderness areas. (Visit Grande Prairie Tourism website for more info: Grande Prairie Regional Tourism Association.

While the position is primarily based at the New Grande Prairie Regional Hospital, involvement and interaction with different Edmonton hospital sites may be required. The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, with its team of 96 pathologists and many consultants, functions as a Center of Excellence. The ideal candidate will have the capacity to cover all areas of lab medicine as a General Pathologist (or AP/CP Pathologist), or an Anatomical Pathologist with training in Hematopathology (or a Fellowship).

The successful applicant may also be considered for an appointment with the University of Alberta in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology Laboratory Medicine and Pathology. Teaching and interaction with a wide range of learners from undergraduate through postgraduate studies, with provision of interactive educational opportunities at all levels as well as participation in collaborative and translational research may be a part of this role, dependent on the successful candidate.

Minimum qualifications include a MD, eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta with certification in Anatomic Pathology, Anatomic Pathology/Clinical Pathology or General Pathology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or the American Board of Pathology. A proven track record of collegiality and collaborative practice. The ability to multi-task and work in a face-paced hospital laboratory environment is a must. Physicians must also have current Canadian Medical Protective Association coverage.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate:
• Effective communication, experience 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, build trust in working relationships, and be an overall team player

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.

Interested persons meeting the above qualifications should submit their curriculum vitae, with contact information of three referees through the Alberta Precision Laboratories Career Website: Career Opportunities | Alberta Precision Laboratories ( or the Government of Canada Job Bank

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 new staff to APL must provide a criminal records check in compliance with the Protection for Persons in Care Act

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