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

Posting Date:Wed, 03 Nov 2021
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
City: Edmonton

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) North Sector, in partnership with the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, is seeking a qualified full time Anatomical / General or Hematopathologist with sub-specialty training and expertise in the Pathology of Lymphoid Neoplasms to join the APL staff at the Cross Cancer Institute (CCI) in Edmonton, Alberta. The successful applicant will also hold an appointment with the University of Alberta at a level commensurate with academic experience and productivity..
The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology functions as a Center of Excellence, with a team of 96 pathologists and consultants, supported by state-of-the-art ancillary testing capabilities (immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, cytogenetics and molecular pathology). While the current position is primarily based at the Cross Cancer Institute, involvement and interaction with different hospital sites in Edmonton will be expected from the successful applicant, who will be an active member of the Edmonton Lymphoma Diagnostics Team. This group offers expert consultancy in lymphoproliferative disorders for all lymphoreticular and non-lymphoreticular organs (including GI, skin, and blood), throughout the North Sector of Alberta Precision Laboratories, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alberta Health Services (AHS).

Teaching and interactions with a wide range of learners from undergraduate through postgraduate levels are part of this role. Participation in collaborative research at the Cross Cancer Institute and the University of Alberta Hospital is expected, as well as, the potential development of an independent research program in the area of lymphoproliferative diseases is available.

Minimum qualifications include a MD, eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta with certification in Anatomic Pathology, Anatomic Pathology/Clinical Pathology, General Pathology or Hematopathology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or the American Board of Pathology. The ideal candidate will have a recognized Fellowship in Lymphoma Pathology. Alternatively, training in Hematopathology with clear emphasis on lymphoid neoplasms or equivalent (minimum 5 years) clinical-academic experience might be suitable. A proven track record of collegiality, effective communication and collaborative practices are required. The ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced laboratory environment to deliver quality care is required to balance service, teaching, research activities and quality imperatives in a resource-sensitive environment.

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

A competitive 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.

Please use the following contact information to apply for this job:
Contact Name: Kimberly Carleton
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