CALGARY LABORATORY SERVICES
CALGARY, ALBERTA (CANADA).
Calgary Laboratory Services (CLS) and the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (DPLM) are seeking qualified pathologists. Applicants with Fellowship training in Surgical Pathology and/or another subspecialty in Surgical Pathology may apply or equivalent experience. Preference maybe given to candidates with training in Nephropathology, Pulmonary Pathology, Cardiac Pathology, Head & Neck Pathology, Surgical Oncologic Pathology and Breast Pathology. Candidates must have good references and possess a strong track record of collegiality with co-workers. Interest in Quality Assurance would be an asset. The successful candidate will join our current group of 95+ laboratory physicians and scientists working mostly at an acute care institution with a smaller group of pathologists. Participation in a multi-site anatomic pathology on-call rotation is expected.
CLS is a multi-site, regionalized laboratory providing comprehensive laboratory services to Calgary and surrounding communities. CLS processes 30 million tests, 260,000 surgical specimens, 215,000 gynecologic cytology specimens, and 10,000 non-gynecologic cytology specimens annually. Successful candidates must have recent experience in a setting with a similar case complexity. CLS is an independent, but publically funded organization that is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alberta Health Services (AHS), and is affiliated with the University of Calgary (U of C). The successful candidate will receive a Clinical Faculty appointment. The DPLM and CLS offer residency training programs in Anatomic Pathology, General Pathology, Neuropathology and Medical Microbiology, as well as Fellowship training in subspecialty areas within Anatomic Pathology, Hematopathology and Clinical Biochemistry.
Calgary, the largest city in Alberta, is located within an hour's drive of the Rocky Mountains, and within a half day's drive of eight national parks. There are many opportunities for indoor and outdoor activities (three nearby UNESCO World Heritage Sites, world class athletic facilities, and many cultural events).
Job Summary & Responsibilities
The permanent positions take direction from, and reports to the Clinical Section Chief, Anatomic Pathology/Cytopathology, who in turn reports to the Vice President Medical Operations (CLS) and Zone Clinical Department Head (AHS). Anatomic Pathologists must maintain the highest possible standards of practice including prompt delivery of services to match established performance indicators and turn-around times, must actively participate in quality assurance, quality control and quality improvement programs, must provide on-call services as required and must actively participate in teaching.
Qualifications include a MD, eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta, and certification in Anatomic Pathology or General Pathology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic Pathology/Clinical Pathology by the American Board of Pathology as well as subspecialty Fellowship training in the disciplines indicated.
CLS provides an excellent remuneration package including relocation assistance. Albertans pay no provincial sales tax. Options to function as either a contractor with, or an employee of, CLS exist. Starting remuneration is commensurate with the level of fellowship training and experience. Remuneration range for an Anatomic Pathologist in Alberta is $350,197.00 to $407,373.00.
The posting will remain open until filled.
Interested persons meeting the above qualifications should forward their curriculum vitae, reference to competition number 17-EXT- 007, and contact information of three referees to:
Christopher Naugler, MD
Professor and Head, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 9-3535 Research Road NW
Calgary, AB T2L 2K8
Email: [email protected] and [email protected]
At the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Calgary Laboratory Services respects, appreciates and encourages diversity.
For more information about Calgary Laboratory Services go to www.calgarylabservices.com or Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine go to pathology.ucalgary.ca.
Please note that all employees new to CLS must provide a criminal records check in compliance with the Protection for Persons in Care Act.
[14 July 2017, #6410]