Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) has a full time position available for a General Pathologist / Anatomical Pathologist at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital, starting immediately. The successful candidate will join a team of 3 laboratory physicians working mostly at an acute care institution. The duties include anatomic pathology, general pathology including consultation in blood bank, hematology, clinical chemistry, medical microbiology, accession and/or point of care services and the provision of 1:4 on call coverage; cytopathology, intradepartmental and interdepartmental
consultations, frozen section, supervision of one of the rural lab areas and proficiency test assessments. Approximately 11,450 surgical specimens, 2073 non-gynecologic cytology specimens and 40 bone marrow biopsy specimens are processed annually.
Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alberta Health Services (AHS), province-wide laboratory organization providing comprehensive laboratory services.
The Medicine Hat Regional Hospital (MHRH) is an acute care facility, which also includes sub-acute/restorative care beds serving South East Alberta with a catchment population of ~110,000. MHRH has 246 acute care beds, 30 geriatric beds, 10 ICU beds and 7 NICU bassinets. MHRH is an accredited Level 3 Trauma Centre providing coverage in Pediatrics, Geriatrics, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, ENT, Urology, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery and Cancer services.
Job Summary & Responsibilities
The permanent full-time position takes direction from, and reports to the Regional Laboratory Medicine Site Chief, at Medicine Hat Regional Hospital, who in turn reports to the South Sector Medical Director (APL) in Calgary.
The General Pathologist / Anatomical Pathologist must maintain the highest possible standards of practice including prompt delivery of services to match established key performance indicators and provincial metrics, must actively participate in quality assurance and quality improvement programs, and teaching when required.