Academic Pathologist - Expertise in Cardiac, Thoracic and Autopsy Pathology - Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association (EORLA) - The Ottawa Hospital Site

Posting Date:Thu, 22 Jun 2017
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: 05 Sep 2017
Address: 501 Smyth Road
City: Ottawa

The successful candidate will join a group of 30 other pathologists based at the Ottawa Hospital site. This site provides a comprehensive range of anatomical pathology and cytopathology services. Expertise in cardiac, thoracic and autopsy pathology is a requirement for this position. Compensation will be according to the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care’s Uniform Minimum Level of Compensation and Laboratory Medicine Funding Framework Agreement. Minimum requirements include an M.D. degree, a license or eligibility to practice in Ontario, Royal College of Physicians (Canada) certification in Anatomical Pathology or its equivalent recognised by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, and fellowship training in cardiac and thoracic pathology at a major academic centre.

A strong track record in applied or translational research would be an asset. The position requires an appointment at the University of Ottawa in order to participate in undergraduate and postgraduate education in pathology. The competition will remain open until the position is filled. 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 out of 4 regional adult hospitals and 1 paediatric hospital, annually processing and reporting over 93,000 surgical pathology cases (139,000 specimens), 19,000 cytology cases, 280 non-forensic autopsies, and 700 forensic autopsies per annum. A new molecular oncology diagnostics laboratory has been established, supporting personalised therapy for cancer patients in the region. A total of 46.7 FTE pathologists provide interpretive and consulting services in the region using a single regional anatomical pathology information system.

A strong program in quality management has been established. An excellent program in undergraduate and postgraduate education in pathology has been developed. Pathologists are engaged in applied and translational research. Most are cross-appointed to the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI). Several have leadership positions and/or are examiners at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Practice Location: The practice location for this position will be at the Ottawa Hospital (TOH) in Ottawa. About Ottawa: Ottawa is the national capital of Canada and the fourth largest census metropolitan area in Canada. An affordable, cosmopolitan, multicultural city, Ottawa is built for outdoor enthusiasts. It has more engineers and scientists per capita than any other city in Canada. This advertisement is directed primarily, but not solely to citizens or permanent residents of Canada. Women, aboriginal people, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Bilingualism would be an asset but not a necessity.

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

Dr. Diponkar Banerjee Regional Head,
Division of Anatomical Pathology, Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association,
Chief, Division of Anatomical Pathology,
the Ottawa Hospital, and Cancer Care Ontario Regional Lead,
Pathology, Champlain LHIN
501 Smyth Rd.,
Box 117, 4th Floor CCW, Room 4240B, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6
613-737-8899 Ext. 79080 (Secretary)
Cell: 613-807-0480 Fax 613-737-8461

Please use the following contact information to apply for this job:
Contact Name: Dr. Diponkar Banerjee
Contact Address: 501 Smyth Road, Box 117
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 613-737-8899 x79080
Contact Fax: 613-737-8461