Anatomic Pathologist - Providence Health Care

Posting Date:Wed, 11 Oct 2017
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: 03 Jul 2018
Address: St. Paul's Hospital, 1081 Burrard Street, Room 2022, Providence Building
City: Vancouver

Anatomic Pathologist
Vancouver, B.C.

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Providence Health Care is seeking a full-time Anatomic Pathologist beginning July 2018. The candidate will join a group of 18 Anatomic Pathologists based at St. Paul’s Hospital, a 455-bed tertiary academic hospital located in downtown Vancouver, B.C. It is the largest facility within Providence Health Care and one of the two major teaching hospitals in Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. The hospital has major programs in HIV/AIDS, cardiology, nephrology, gastroenterology, colorectal surgery, endocrinology, and breast surgery. Our laboratory also includes divisions of Medical Microbiology, Clinical Chemistry, and Hematopathology/Transfusion Medicine.

The laboratory provides an opportunity to work in multiple areas of Anatomic Pathology, including surgical pathology, non-gynecological cytopathology, and autopsy pathology. The practice is a broadly based anatomic pathology service and a wide-range of knowledge and proficiency is required. Subspecialty expertise currently exists in renal pathology, cardiovascular pathology, dermatopathology, gastrointestinal pathology, cytopathology, and breast pathology. The Anatomic Pathology laboratory is based on lean principles with state of the art equipment and a team of knowledgeable, dedicated technical staff. Please visit our website at

Applicants must either hold or be eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada in Anatomical Pathology or General Pathology. Fellowship training in a subspecialty area of interest is preferred. Expertise in breast pathology would be an asset. Candidates must be eligible for licensure in British Columbia.

A strong record of experience and a research focus will be considered assets. Teaching of undergraduates and residents is an integral component of this position and preference will be given to applicants who can provide evidence of current involvement and commitment to education. The successful candidate will be a member of the University of British Columbia Clinical Faculty; academic rank will be determined in accordance with previous academic record.

Providence Health Care and the University of British Columbia hire on the basis of merit and are committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of interest, their curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to:

Dr. Martin Trotter
Head, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Providence Health Care/St. Paul’s Hospital, 1081 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6
Email: Tel: 604-806-8897

Please use the following contact information to apply for this job:
Contact Name: Martin Trotter
Contact Address: St. Paul's Hospital, 1081 Burrard Street, Room 2022, Providence Building
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 604-806-8897
Contact Fax: 604-806-8208