Provincial Anatomic/General Pathologist Medical Clinical Lead - DynaLIFE Medical Labs

Posting Date:Tue, 20 Dec 2022
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: #200, 10150 102 Street
City: Edmonton

Provincial Anatomic/General Pathologist Medical Clinical Lead

DynaLIFE Medical Labs is currently looking to fill a full-time opportunity in Edmonton, Alberta.

The Anatomic Pathology Clinical Lead will assume strategic leadership and guidance for the overall organization and coordination of the Anatomic Pathology Department provincially and work directly with the Provincial Anatomic Pathology Clinical Director to ensure a consistent provincial approach in the Anatomic Pathology Dept.


  • Together with the AP director, ensure department operating procedures and reporting criteria meet accepted quality standards.
  • Oversee quality control and proficiency testing programs specific to the department at their site and ensure ongoing compliance with accreditation requirements.
  • Identify problems and vulnerabilities within QC and testing programs and ensure appropriate corrective action is taken to resolve problems at their sites and communicate with the AP director as needed.
  • Identify the need for improved technology, equipment and methodologies to ensure DynaLIFE maintains its reputation for excellence in laboratory medicine.
  • Consult on specific patient scenarios and cases and provide support to the technical area at their site for further workup and troubleshooting of aberrant results.
  • Provide support for community physicians regarding test results and treatment options for patients
  • Present a positive professional image of DL and its operations when dealing with clients, patients, government, DL staff, Medical staff and the public.
  • Maintains regular communication with the Medical Director to ensure he/she is aware of emergent and ongoing issues, potential risks, and changes that may impact the quality of laboratory services or medical staff operations.
  • Represents DL and actively participates on local, regional and provincial committees and attends required meetings. Will represent Dynalife as the Medical rep. on the Discipline Council specific to his/her discipline.
  • Works closely and collaborates with Medical Anatomic Pathology Director as well as Operational counterparts.
  • This is a 3-year position. The expectation will be to alternate Lead and Director in subsequent terms for three years.
  • This position will revert to a full-time Anatomic/General Pathologist position at the end of the full 6-year term of AP leadership.
  • 0.2 FTE of protected time will be allotted to this position for administrative duties. The remainder of the FTE will be dedicated to clinical work.

Additional training or expertise in leadership, dermatopathology, cytopathology or gynecologic pathology will be considered an asset.

The selected candidate will join a group of general and anatomical pathologists, medical microbiologists and clinical chemists providing community laboratory services.

DynaLIFE has been providing laboratory and diagnostic services to Albertans for more than 50 years. We are a privately-owned laboratory with approximately 2500 employees at two hub labs and many other sites and patient service centers across Alberta. We perform over 45 million laboratory tests per year. We have 89 medical professionals working collaboratively to support our base laboratory, our north hub located in our beautiful facility in downtown Edmonton and the South hub located at the Diagnostic service Center in Calgary.

Our reputation for excellence is founded on our commitment to customer and patient care. The ability to contribute collegially to the group practice and laboratory operations and the willingness to provide on-site coverage for rural hospitals will be important factors in candidate selection.

DynaLIFE is proud to have recently been named one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies. Our future is bright and we continue to build and develop our team.

Candidates must have or be eligible to acquire their Canadian Fellowship in their respective discipline and must qualify for licensure in Alberta. Additional training or experience in Dermatopathology or Cytology is required for this position.

Remuneration is generous and in line with the Alberta Medical Association negotiated grid for pathologists ($353,874 – $411,650). Benefits include general and CME leave and there is a flexible work system that may allow for less than full-time placement if desired.

If you are interested in this position or wish to explore future opportunities with our company, please contact, in confidence, Dr. Erene Farag, Provincial Medical Director –

Please use the following contact information to apply for this job:
Contact Name: Dr. Erene Farag
Contact Address: #200, 10150 102 Street Edmonton AB T5J 5E2
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 780.451.3702 ext. 8717
Contact Fax:

- last updated March 2023 -