Two Anatomical Pathologists - The Vancouver Island Health Authority

Posting Date:Fri, 17 Jul 2020
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: 24 Aug 2020
Address: North Island Comox Valley Hospital
City: Vancouver Island

Anatomic Pathologist
Comox, Vancouver Island

The Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health) Department of Laboratory and Medical Imaging is seeking applications for two full time Anatomical Pathologists. While we are seeking anatomical pathologists who can provide broad coverage, extra training or interest in Dermatopathology or GI pathology is an asset. Based at the North Island Comox Valley Hospital (CVH), you will work with a team in the hospital environment, sharing knowledge and collaborating to ensure seamless pathology services within the community and within the Department of Laboratory Medicine as a whole. You will be a member of the Department of Laboratory and Medical Imaging and report to the Department Head Laboratory Medicine and the Division Head Anatomical Pathology.

A typical week for a physician would include providing the following direct services:

  •  Surgical Pathology (including Frozen Sections/Intraoperative Consultations), Cytology, and hospital autopsy services.
  •  Grossing of all Level 3 surgical specimens and working with and providing oversight and guidance, within the terms of the contract, to operational staff grossing Levels 1 & 2.

The North Island Comox Valley Hospital, a 153 bed facility which opened in October 2017, is a regional referral centre for a population of approximately 70,000. In addition to Laboratory services, the hospital has a broad range of consultants including Internal Medicine, Intensive Care, General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Otolaryngology, Radiology and Family Medicine. We are a teaching hospital and have an academic affiliation with the University of British Columbia (UBC). We have a Family Practice Residency Program and are involved in both medical student teaching and teaching of residents in other programs.

For additional information, please contact:
Dr. Steve Loken - Email: or Phone: 250 755-7691 ext 52201
Dr. Barry Power - Email: or Phone: 250-370-8832.

Interested candidates, please send your CV and letter of interest
Sheila Leversidge, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator
Island Health

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