Pathologist Assistant - Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Posting Date:Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: 2075 Bayview Ave
City: Toronto

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Pathologist Assistant - Anatomic Pathology Department (172228)

Posted: 08/28/2017 3:54:09 PM

We currently have an opportunity for a Regular Full Time Pathologist Assistant in the Anatomic Pathology Department located at our Bayview Campus as well as Women's College.

Summary of Duties:

  • Will provide strong subject matter expertise for the medically delegated grossing procedures and technical services in Surgical Pathology
  • Works with medical staff, management, peers, and internal and external users to ensure quality patient care services are maintained
  • Provides input and participates in the implementation of initiatives to improve services employing standardized processes, technological enhancements, workflow efficiencies using LEAN principles, and quality system management
  • Proficiency to be demonstrated in grossing the most complex specimens, frozen sectioning, digital image capture and analysis of radiological findings
  • Participation at internal and external meetings and committee work is required

Qualification & Skills:

  • Certification with Canadian Association of Pathologists or College of American Pathologist- required
  • Advanced degree (Pathologist Assistant) preferred
  • Minimum BSc with strong anatomical knowledge required
  • Previous experience as a Pathology Assistant in an academic hospital environment required
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize and describe diagnostic anatomical features in tissue from complex cases
  • Must be able to provide quality frozen sections under strict timelines
  • Required to work in a dynamic, busy environment
  • Strong theoretical and working knowledge of good lab practice required
  • Effective communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Strong organizational skills and effective time management
  • Effective interactions with individuals at all levels and in all disciplines
  • Advanced computer skills using Microsoft Office
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Previous experience with CoPath

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters, in one document, quoting file 172228 to:

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Please use the following contact information to apply for this job:
Contact Name: Jessica Rawn
Contact Address: 2075 Bayview Ave
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 4169678645
Contact Fax: 416-480-6169