Anatomical Pathologist / General Pathologist - Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL)

Posting Date:Thu, 06 Jan 2022
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: 960 19th Street South
City: Lethbridge

Anatomical Pathologist / General Pathologist

Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) is seeking a full time Anatomical Pathologist / General Pathologist for Chinook Regional Hospital starting April 01, 2022, negotiable to a later starting date. Chinook Regional Hospital is a regional institution located in Lethbridge and is the referral centre for 9 smaller rural hospitals. The catchment area has a population of 180,000 and serves the geographic area of southwestern Alberta. Chinook Regional Hospital is a 310 bed acute care facility and provides a comprehensive service for most specialties and has an onsite cancer centre. The successful candidate will join a team of 8 laboratory physicians and is required to have excellent skills in surgical pathology and cytopathology. Additional expertise in hematopathology will be considered favorably.

The Chinook Regional Hospital laboratory has sections of anatomical pathology including cytology, hematology and transfusion medicine, biochemistry and microbiology and most testing is performed onsite in Lethbridge. Comprehensive onsite immunohistochemistry is available. 21,000 surgical specimens, 2,600 non-gynecologic cytology specimens and 190 bone marrow biopsy specimens are processed annually.

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.

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 of Pathology.

An excellent remuneration package including relocation assistance is provided. The pathologist will function as a contractor with APL. Remuneration range for a Laboratory Physician/Pathologist in Alberta is $353,874.00 to $411,650.00, with starting remuneration commensurate with the level of training and experience.

Candidates interviewed for this posting maybe considered for other positions.

Interested persons meeting the above qualifications should forward their curriculum vitae, referencing competition number 2022-EXT-001, and contact information of three referees to:

Krishna Narra, MD
Regional Laboratory Medicine Site Chief
Alberta Precision Laboratories, South Sector
Chinook Regional Hospital
960 19th Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1W5
Telephone: 403-388-6063
Email: and

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

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Please use the following contact information to apply for this job:
Contact Name: Krishna Narra, MD
Contact Address: Alberta Precision Laboratories, South Sector Chinook Regional Hospital 960 19th Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1W5
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Contact Phone: 403-388-6063
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