General Pathologist / Anatomical Pathologist - Medicine Hat Regional Hospital

Posting Date:Tue, 15 Sep 2020
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
City: Medicine Hat

Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) has a full time position available for a General Pathologist / Anatomical Pathologist at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital, starting immediately. The successful candidate will join a team of 3 laboratory physicians working mostly at an acute care institution. The duties include anatomic pathology, general pathology including consultation in blood bank, hematology, clinical chemistry, medical microbiology, accession and/or point of care services and the provision of 1:4 on call coverage; cytopathology, intradepartmental and interdepartmental consultations, frozen section, supervision of one of the rural lab areas and proficiency test assessments. Approximately 11,450 surgical specimens, 2073 non-gynecologic cytology specimens and 40 bone marrow biopsy specimens are processed annually.

Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alberta Health Services (AHS), province-wide laboratory organization providing comprehensive laboratory services.

The Medicine Hat Regional Hospital (MHRH) is an acute care facility, which also includes sub-acute/restorative care beds serving South East Alberta with a catchment population of ~110,000. MHRH has 246 acute care beds, 30 geriatric beds, 10 ICU beds and 7 NICU bassinets. MHRH is an accredited Level 3 Trauma Centre providing coverage in Pediatrics, Geriatrics, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, ENT, Urology, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery and Cancer services.

Qualifications include a MD, eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta, and certification in General Pathology or Anatomical Pathology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or Anatomical Pathology or Anatomical Pathology/Clinical Pathology by the American Board of Pathology.

An excellent remuneration package including relocation assistance is provided. Options to function as either a contractor or an employee exist.  Starting remuneration is commensurate with the level of training and experience. Remuneration range for a Laboratory Physician / Pathologist in Alberta is $353,874.00 to $411,650.00.

The posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Please note that all employees new to APL must provide a criminal records check in compliance with the Protection for Persons in Care Act.

Interested persons meeting the above qualifications should forward their curriculum vitae, referencing Position number 2020-EXT-003 with contact information of three referees to:

Julio C Silva, MD, FRCPC, FCAP
Regional Laboratory Medicine Site Chief
Medicine Hat Regional Hospital
Alberta Precision Laboratories Ltd., (APL) – South Sector
Phone: 403-502-8635
Email: and

In accordance with the Canadian Foreign Workers requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. This position is available for AHS Sponsorship.

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Please use the following contact information to apply for this job:
Contact Name: Julio C Silva, MD, FRCPC, FCAP
Contact Address: Alberta Precision Laboratories Ltd., (APL) – South Sector
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Contact Phone: 403-502-8635
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