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Anatomical or General Pathologist with Breast Specialty and Bone & Soft Tissue Specialty

Anatomical Pathology, General Pathology, Pathology, General
Full Time Practice
Cross Cancer Institute
2021-10-23  Time: 23:59
Alberta Precision Labs
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Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) North Sector, in partnership with the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, in Edmonton, Alberta is seeking a qualified full time Anatomical / General Pathologist with sub-specialty expertise in Breast Pathology and Bone & Soft Tissue Pathology to join the Cross Cancer Institute (CCI) Pathology team. The successful applicant may also be considered for appointment with the University of Alberta’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology.

While the position is primarily based at the Cross Cancer Institute, involvement and interaction with different Edmonton hospital sites may be required. The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, with its team of 96 pathologists and many consultants, functions as a center of Excellence. The successful applicant will be involved in the diagnostic activity across the City of Edmonton (North Sector, APL), and is expected to become an active consultant in their area(s) of sub-specialty expertise. In addition to a sub-specialty practice, participation in surgical pathology practice is required. Our current sub-specialty priority area of recruitment is in Breast Pathology and Bone & Soft Tissue Pathology and the ideal candidate will have a recognized fellowship in one or both.

Teaching and interaction with a wide range of learners from undergraduate through postgraduate studies (residents from anatomical and general pathology), with provision of interactive educational opportunities at all levels as well as participation in collaborative and translational research is part of this role.


Minimum qualifications include a MD, eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta with certification in Anatomic Pathology, Anatomic Pathology/Clinical Pathology or General Pathology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or the American Board of Pathology. Fellowship training or a minimum 5 years of subspecialty practice, plus a proven track record of collegiality and collaborative practice. The ability to multi-task and work in a face-paced hospital laboratory environment is a must. Physicians must also have current Canadian Medical Protective Association coverage.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate:

· Effective communication, experience 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, build trust in working relationships, and be an overall team player


An excellent remuneration package including relocation assistance is provided. Starting remuneration is commensurate with the level of fellowship training and experience. Remuneration range for a Pathologist in Alberta is $353,874.00 to $411,650.00.

Kimberly Carleton (on behalf of Dr. Michael Mengel, Medical Director, APl North Sector)

Coordinator, APL Medical & Scientific Affairs

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