Hematopathologist - The Ottawa Hospital/EORLA

Posting Date:Tue, 07 Mar 2017
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: 501 Smyth Rd, EORLA Lab, 3rd Floor, Rm. #3887, Box #115
City: Ottawa, Ontario




(Permanent, Half-time Staff Position 0.5 FTE)

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine of The Ottawa Hospital and the Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association invites applications for a part-time (0.5 FTE) staff Hematopathologist in the Division of Hematopathology and Transfusion Medicine.  The successful candidate will work with the five other full-time Hematopathologists.  The candidate will be expected participate in the overall Hematopathology and Transfusion Medicine service work including on call service. The successful candidate will engage in the teaching activities of the undergraduate and residency programs; a special interest in teaching is a definite asset. The Division has an active residency training program in Hematological Pathology. The candidate will also be encouraged to engage in either individual or collaborative research projects. 

The Division is located in the Regional Laboratory, which supports the three Campuses of The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. The Ottawa Hospital is a tertiary care teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Ottawa. The Division handles yearly over 800 bone marrow aspirate and biopsy specimens, 3,000 hematological diagnostic flow cytometry specimens, 2,500 thrombosis investigations and 2,000 bleeding disorder work-ups and daily over 1,500 CBC’s, and oversees the transfusion of 50,000 blood products yearly.  Moreover, the division has a strong working relationship with the Clinical Physicians within the Bone Marrow Transplant Group, Hemophiliac Center, Thrombosis Unit and The Ottawa Heart Institute.  The Division does not cover lymph node pathology, which is handled separately, in the Division of Anatomical Pathology.

The Regional Laboratory also serves the Eastern Ontario Region. The consolidation of the Hematopathology and Transfusion Medicine Laboratories stimulates an exciting model for clinical and academic activities throughout the region.  This consolidation also offers the possibility to enhance our subspecialty delivery in routine Hematology, Hemoglobinopathies, Hemostasis and Thrombosis, Flow Cytometry, Tissue Typing and Transfusion Medicine.

The selected candidate will receive an academic appointment in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Ottawa. The candidates must hold a MD degree, appropriate specialty certification and must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the province of Ontario.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed primarily, but not solely, to Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada.  The Ottawa Hospital and University of Ottawa are committed to equity in the workplace: women, aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Please forward your application, curriculum vitae and the name of three references by March 31, 2017 or until the position has been filled to:


Please use the following contact information to apply for this job:
Contact Name: Dr. Antonio Giulivi Division Head, Hematology and Transfusion Medicine
Contact Address: 501 Smyth Rd, EORLA Lab, 3rd Floor, Rm. #3887, Box #115 Ottawa, Ontario Canada K1H 8L6
Contact Email: agiulivi@toh.ca
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