Specialty Anatomical Pathology

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Providence Health Care is seeking a full-time Anatomic Pathologist beginning after July 2020. The candidate will join a group of 17 Anatomic Pathologists based at St. Paul’s Hospital, a 455-bed tertiary academic hospital located in downtown Vancouver, B.C. It is the largest facility within Providence Health Care and one of the two major teaching hospitals in Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. The hospital has major programs in breast surgery, gastroenterology, colorectal surgery, cardiology, nephrology, endocrinology, and HIV/AIDS. Our laboratory also includes divisions of Medical Microbiology, Clinical Chemistry, and Hematopathology/Transfusion Medicine.

The laboratory provides an opportunity to work in multiple areas of Anatomic Pathology, including surgical pathology, frozen sections, non-gynecological cytopathology, and autopsy pathology. The practice is a broadly based anatomic pathology service and a wide-range of knowledge and proficiency is required. Subspecialty expertise currently exists in gastrointestinal pathology, breast pathology, cytopathology, dermatopathology, renal pathology, and cardiovascular pathology.

Applicants must either hold or be eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada in Anatomical Pathology or General Pathology. Preference will be given to candidates with Fellowship training in a dermatopathology, cardiovascular pathology or genitourinary pathology. The successful candidate will possess excellent dermatopathology and general surgical pathology skills coupled with strong communication ability. Candidates must be eligible for licensure in British Columbia.

Teaching of undergraduates and residents is an integral component of this position and preference will be given to applicants who can provide evidence of current involvement and commitment to education. A strong record of experience and a research focus will be considered assets. The successful candidate will be a member of the University of British Columbia Clinical Faculty; academic rank will be determined in accordance with previous academic record.

Providence Health Care and the University of British Columbia hire on the basis of merit and are committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of interest and their curriculum vitae.

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