Anatomical Pathologist or General Pathologist (0.5 FTE) - Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association (EORLA)

Posting Date:Wed, 04 Jan 2017
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: 840 McConnell Avenue
City: Cornwall, Ontario

Applications are invited for an anatomical or general pathology medical staff position (0.5 FTE) at the Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH).

The successful candidate will participate in anatomical pathology diagnostic service (surgical pathology and cytopathology), and will be encouraged to teach undergraduate trainees. From time to time, if suitably qualified, he/she may be asked to cover clinical pathology services (haematology, transfusion medicine, and or chemistry) when the laboratory director is away.

Minimum requirements include an M.D. degree, a license to practice in Ontario, Royal College of Physicians (Canada) certification in Anatomical or General Pathology, and at least 3 years of anatomical or general pathology practice. The competition will remain open until the position is filled.

Practice Location:
The practice location for this position will be at the Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) in Cornwall. The scheduling of the on-site presence will be based on a coordinated service schedule approved by the site chief of pathology, laboratory director and the regional head.

About EORLA:
EORLA operates 18 acute-care, hospital-based clinical laboratories across the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (CLHIN) of Eastern Ontario.

EORLA’s Division of Anatomical Pathology operates a regional service out of 4 adult hospitals and 1 paediatric hospital, annually processing and reporting over 143,000 surgical pathology specimens, 23,000 cytology specimens and 150 non-forensic autopsies.

Histology and cytology technical preparations are centrally processed at the Regional Reference Laboratory situated at the Ottawa Hospital and slides are distributed to the regional adult hospitals for interpretation and reporting. A single regional anatomical pathology information system is shared by the adult hospitals, allowing for workload balancing.

About Cornwall:
Cornwall is a city that takes pride in being able to combine small town warmth and hospitality with big-city facilities and services. It is situated about an hour’s drive from either Ottawa or Montreal.

Throughout the City and beyond are an extensive array of shops, dining, and entertainment centres interspersed with the many historical and artistic attractions of the area.

Cornwall is a natural hub for visitors seeking to explore the City and surrounding small villages. It is also a convenient stop over for people visiting other points of interest in Eastern Ontario, Western Quebec and Northern New York State.

About the Cornwall Community Hospital
A modern hospital with almost 140 beds and roughly 1,000 healthcare professionals, the Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) is an acute care hospital providing everything from ambulatory to emergency services, from paediatrics to palliative care. Centrally located on a 25-acre site, the Hospital has recently been renovated as part of an ongoing major redevelopment project. Anatomical pathology services for CCH and other regional hospitals are provided by 2.5 FTE pathologists. The possibility of moving up to 3 FTE pathologists is under discussion.

Send by email: Curriculum vitae, a letter of interest, and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references to:

Please use the following contact information to apply for this job:
Contact Name: Dr. Diponkar Banerjee Regional Head, Division of Anatomical Pathology
Contact Address: 840 McConnell Avenue, Cornwall, Ontario K6H 5S5
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 613-737-8899 Ext. 79080 (Secretary) Cell: 613-807-0480
Contact Fax: 613-737-8461