NEUROPATHOLOGIST - Diagnostic Services Manitoba

Posting Date:Wed, 06 Sep 2017
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: 1502-155 Carlton Street
City: Winnipeg

Dynamic opportunities await you in your new career with Diagnostic Services Manitoba (DSM). DSM is the not-for-profit corporation responsible for all of Manitoba’s public laboratory services and for rural diagnostic imaging services. With a team of over 1600 employees and over 80 sites, DSM is the largest employer of diagnostic professionals in the province. We work together to provide Results That Matter to Manitobans.


DSM and the Department of Pathology, University of Manitoba, invite applications for a term part time (0.75 EFT) Neuropathologist.
DSM is an independent, but publically funded organization and is affiliated with the University of Manitoba. The successful candidate may be eligible to apply for an appointment with the University of Manitoba – Department of Pathology.

Description of Position:

The successful applicant will be based at the Health Sciences Centre (HSC), 820 Sherbrook Street in Winnipeg, Manitoba, one of the two main teaching hospitals associated with the University of Manitoba. They will join a collegial group of approximately 25 pathologists, including 2 other experienced neuropathologists. A group of 10 neurosurgeons that services the entire region (adult and pediatric) is located at the HSC. Currently the annual workload of surgical cases is comprised of ~450 specimens (including ~80 muscle biopsies). Intraoperative consultations are performed 2-5 times per week. A multidisciplinary brain tumor clinic is well established. A program in epilepsy surgery began in 2017. All job duties are required in English.

This is a term 0.75 part-time position until August 2018. The successful applicant will participate in the neuropathology service, which will include: 1) shared responsibilities for signout of surgical (brain, muscle, nerve) and autopsy (brain) specimens, 2) participation in multidisciplinary neuroscience case management rounds, 3) participation in neuropathology-related teaching (residents in neurology, neurosurgery, and anatomical pathology, as well as undergraduate medical students), and 4) participation in neuropathology-related quality assurance activities. Currently, there is no on call duty for the neuropathology service, although changes in the future cannot be ruled out.


  • Medical Doctor (MD)
  • Ability to obtain licensure to practice as a pathologist in the Province of Manitoba through the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba.
  • Certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or the American Board of Pathology) in Neuropathology.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in Pathology

DSM provides an excellent remuneration package including, health, dental, pension contributions to RRSP and educational reimbursement. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with qualifications. Salary range is $371,748 to $413,233. Benefits include dental, health, and an annual vacation of 27 days. DSM will make contributions to Pathologist personal Registered Retirement Savings Plan account with MD Management as set out in the Doctors Manitoba contract with DSM.

Applying for the Position:
Interested candidates should visit to submit their curriculum vitae (which should include details about experience with pediatric and adult autopsy brains, forensic neuropathology, types of neurosurgical specimens, electron microscopy, non-neuropathology aspects of autopsy, teaching record, and a list of publications). Applicants can also apply by email to Attn: Vishera Trush, Human Resources.

Applications will be reviewed commencing immediately, but will be accepted until the position is filled.
We thank all applicants but only those qualified and selected for an interview will be contacted.
Diagnostic Services Manitoba Corporate office is located at 1502-155 Carlton Street, Winnipeg, MB R3C 3H8

Please use the following contact information to apply for this job:
Contact Name: Vishera Trush
Contact Address: Human Resources, Diagnostic Services Manitoba
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