Hematopathologist - Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL)

Posting Date:Thu, 12 May 2022
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
City: Edmonton


Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) North Sector, in partnership with the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, in Edmonton, Alberta is seeking a qualified full time Hematopathologist. Additional experience /interest in Flow Cytometry oversight and/or Transfusion Medicine would be an asset, but is not essential. The successful applicant may also be considered for appointment with the University of Alberta’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology.

This position may consist of involvement and interaction with different APL laboratory sites within the city of Edmonton and Northern Alberta. The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, with its team of 96 pathologists and many consultants, functions as a Center of Excellence. The APL North Sector is a diverse clinical, research and teaching department within the University of Alberta. We offer a full range of clinical services including two level I trauma centers, solid organ transplantation, high risk obstetrics, Level 1-3 neonatal intensive care, hematology-oncology, and cardiovascular surgery services.

The successful candidate will provide medical reporting, consultation for hematopathology issues on clinical services, and work closely with clinicians in hematology, oncology, transplantation, neurology, obstetrics, critical care, cardiothoracic and trauma surgery. Clinical duties will also include offering medical oversight to technical and regulatory processes and procedures, including quality assurance, hemovigilance and occurrence management. Part of the role includes education for colleagues, allied health professionals and trainees in postgraduate as well as undergraduate training programs.

Minimum qualifications include a MD, eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta with certification in Hematological Pathology, or an Anatomic Pathology/Clinical Pathology or General Pathology with Hematopathology fellowship 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 is required. The ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced hospital laboratory environment is necessary. Physicians must also have current Canadian Medical Protective Association (or equivalent) 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, building trust in working relationships, and being 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: (Doctors Alberta) Hematopathologist with Flow and/or TM - Doctor Jobs Careers (albertahealthservices.ca) or (Gov. of Canada Job Bank) 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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- last updated September 2022 -