Hematopathologist - Laboratory Medicine, Pathology and Medical Genetics of Island Health

Posting Date:Fri, 11 May 2018
Date to Apply By: 08 Jun 2018
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: Laboratory Medicine, Pathology and Medical Genetics of Island Health
City: Vancouver Island

Victoria, British Columbia

The Department of Laboratory Medicine, Pathology and Medical Genetics of Island Health, is seeking a hematopathologist. This new position is full-time and the primary practice site is in Victoria, BC.

The Hematopathology Laboratory Service in Island Health consists of a network of three major hospital-based hematology and transfusion medicine laboratories and five community hospitals that together serve an island population of more than 750,000 with the Hematology and Transfusion Medicine Laboratories at the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, BC, as the regional reference center. The service is defined by “core labs” and supporting analytical procedures in the areas of wet hematology, cellular hematology, coagulation, hemoglobinopathies, immunology, flow cytometry, immunohematology and the distribution of blood and blood products. The successful physician will be team oriented and join four other Hematopathologists in providing diagnostic laboratory oversight and participate fully in the island-wide routine and special hematology services and transfusion medicine programs, teaching rounds, committee work, administrative tasks and consultations to clinicians in all areas relating to diagnosis, management and therapeutic choices.

A demonstrated high level of expertise and recent experience in Transfusion Medicine with regard to medical and technical leadership in a regional transfusion service, teaching, utilization management and other stewardship activities are desirable.

Travel between sites to provide facility and physician in-services and support is expected. Vancouver Island is home to the Island Medical Program, a satellite of the University of British Columbia and there will be an opportunity for faculty appointment, academic program delivery and clinical research for the appropriate candidate.

You must hold Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification in Hematopathology and be eligible for licensure in British Columbia. This position is available immediately, subject to availability of successful candidate.

Apply in confidence with curriculum vitae, cover letter, and names of three references by
June 08, 2018 to:
Sheila Leversidge, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator
Email: physicians@viha.ca Fax: 250-716-7747

Please use the following contact information to apply for this job:
Contact Name: Sheila Leversidge
Contact Address:
Contact Email: physicians@viha.ca
Contact Phone:
Contact Fax: 250-716-7747