Pathology Prosection Scientist - Vancouver Coastal Health

Posting Date:Thu, 03 Nov 2022
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: 04 Nov 2022
Address: 855 West 12th Ave
City: Vancouver

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Vancouver General Hospital, is looking to hire a Pathology Prosection Scientist to join a team of 24 pathologists with subspecialty practice focus, providing surgical pathology coverage at Vancouver General Hospital and the University of British Columbia Hospital.

The successful applicant will assume major responsibility for the initial examination and dissection of all surgically removed tissues and to a variable extent, for the dissection of bodies during post-mortem examination.

The Pathology Scientist is directly responsible to pathologists for the quality of their work and will work in close collaboration with and under the direct supervision of pathologists.

This position will require excellent skills and familiarity with principles of diagnostic anatomical pathology and requires a Pathology Assistant Master’s Degree in a NAACLS or CAP- accredited program.

VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care.

We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2022.

Interested applicants are invited to contact

Dr. David Schaeffer, Head of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please use the following contact information to apply for this job:
Contact Name: David Schaeffer
Contact Address: 855 West 12th Ave
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 604-875-4577
Contact Fax: 604-875-5707

- last updated September 2022 -