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Specialty Anatomical Pathology

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

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Anatomical or General Pathologist

University Hospital of Northern British Columbia

Prince George, BC, Canada

Applications are invited for a pathologist position at the University Hospital of Northern British Columbia (UHNBC). The successful candidate will join a group of 5 other pathologists at UHNBC, Prince George. This is a regional centre that provides a wide range of anatomical and clinical pathology services to Northern BC.

Minimum requirements include Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification in anatomical pathology or general pathology and eligibility for licensure to practice in BC.

Our department receives approximately 20, 000 surgical specimens annually from UHNBC and the surrounding area. We support general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, urology, plastic surgery, orthopedic surgery, ophthalmology and ENT practices. Family physicians, dermatologists, radiologists, gastroenterologists, respirologists and other clinical specialties are also important contributors to our anatomical pathology work.

Clinical pathology is a large part of our practice, including direct interpretation of clinical specimens/assay results (eg. bone marrows, peripheral smears, protein electrophoresis etc.), consultation with clinical colleagues and medical leadership/oversight of transfusion, microbiology and chemistry laboratories in a local and regional setting.

We are looking for an anatomical/general pathologist who will maintain the highest possible standards of practice and is motivated to participate in medical leadership and oversight.

If you are interested in joining us, please send your curriculum vitae, a letter of interest and contact information for at least 3 references to Health Match BC.



Compensation Type

Benefits and Incentives

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
Retention Flat Fee
Relocation Funding Available
$see other benefits
Recruitment Incentive
$9, 000 - 15,000
Other Benefits/Incentives
$15,000 if relocating from outside of Canada: $12,000 if relocating within Canada but outside of BC; $9,000 if relocating within BC.

Live and work in BC

Prince George

Known as British Columbia’s northern capital, Prince George is located at the approximate geographic centre of the province where the Nechako and Fraser Rivers meet. With forestry as the major industry, residents enjoy affordable housing and a wide range of services and amenities including sports and cultural events. Recreational activities in the area include golfing, skiing, and fishing. Prince George is also home to the University of Northern British Columbia.

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