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19-EXT-003  |  Academic Anatomic Pathologist

ALBERTA PUBLIC LABORATORIES
ACADEMIC ANATOMIC PATHOLOGIST
19-EXT-003


Alberta Public Laboratories (APL) (formerly Calgary Laboratory Services) and the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (DPLM) at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary (UofC) are seeking a full time permanent Academic Anatomic Pathologist with fellowship training in Head & Neck, and Endocrine Pathology and expertise in in Ophthalmic Pathology. The successful candidate will join a team 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. APL is a multi-site, province-wide laboratory providing comprehensive laboratory services. APL (Calgary Zone) processes 30+ million tests, 260,000 surgical specimens, 200,000 gynecologic cytology specimens, and 10,000 non-gynecologic cytology specimens annually. The successful candidate must have the ability to work in a setting with a similar case complexity. APL 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 (UofC). The DPLM and APL 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.


Job Summary & Responsibilities
Each Anatomic Pathologist takes direction from, and reports to the Section Chief, Anatomic Pathology, who in turn reports to the Sector Medical Director (APL) and Department Head (UofC). 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 such activities as quality assurance, quality control and quality improvement programs, and must actively participate in undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate medical teaching. This is a joint UofC / APL academic position; the successful candidate will hold a Faculty appointment at Assistant or Associate Professor level with 50% protected time for academics.


Qualifications
Qualifications for the position include an MD, eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta, Royal College certification in Anatomic Pathology fellowship training in Head & Neck, and Endocrine Pathology and expertise in in Ophthalmic Pathology. The successful candidate must have a strong teaching track record and research background in head & neck and ophthalmic pathology. A PhD in a relevant area will be considered an asset.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate:
• Effective communication, skills in quality assurance, operational efficiency and appropriateness of care
• Ability to work in a dynamic, changing environment that allows for delivery of quality service
• Ability to balance service and quality imperative in a resource-sensitive environment
• Ability to work collaboratively, building trust in working relationships, and being an overall team player


Compensation
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 fellowship 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 competition number 19-EXT-003, and contact information of three referees to:

Christopher Naugler, MD
AProfessor and Head, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
9-3535 Research Road NW
Calgary, AB T2L 2K8
Email: christopher.naugler@albertapubliclabs.ca and sherry.mount@albertapubliclabs.ca


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 Public Laboratories (APL) respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. This position is available for APL Sponsorship.

Alberta Public Laboratories Ltd. www.ahs.ca/albertapubliclabs



Please note that all employees new to APL must provide a criminal records check in compliance with the Protection for Persons in Care Act.


#9, 3535 Research Road NW, CALGARY AB T2L2K8