Hematopathologist (Locum and/or Full-Time) Division of Hematopathology, Laboratory Medicine Program

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Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary:

The Laboratory Medicine Program of Eastern Health invites expressions of interest for a Hematopathologist locum and/or full-time position. Candidates with interest and/or experience in lymphoma diagnosis, transfusion medicine and coagulation are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong background or interest in directing laboratory transfusion medicine services.

The Division of Hematopathology offers tissue (lymphoma) diagnosis, transfusion medicine, bone marrow pathology, flow cytometry, hematology core lab, coagulation, and hemoglobinopathy services. It also provides training to medical laboratory technology students, medical students, anatomic pathology, and other medical residents. The candidate will provide consultative services for a wide variety of patient programs including hematology, and for bleeding & coagulation disorders, bone marrow transplantation and blood transfusion.

This position is located at Health Science Centre, within Eastern Health, and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University. Through strong formal affiliations with Memorial University, and on the recommendation of the Discipline Chair, the successful candidate may be eligible for a clinical faculty appointment in the Academic Discipline of Laboratory Medicine

Required Qualifications

  • To be considered candidates must hold a MD
  • Certification by the Royal College Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Certification (or equivalent) in Hematopathology.
  • All applicants must be eligible for licensure to practice by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of NL.
  • Satisfy credentialing requirements of Eastern Health including a satisfactory criminal record check and vulnerable sector check.

Hours of Work: 75 hours bi-weekly plus on-call obligation

Remuneration: Salary and benefits for this position are to be paid in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement for salaried physicians in NL. Salary including pathology bonus ranges from $313,672 - $345, 596 and commensurate with the level of experience

Language: English

Relocation: Yes


Locum: Travel, accommodations, and rental car provided as well as costs related to CPSNL

Full-Time: Relocation coverage https://www.gov.nl.ca/exec/tbs/working-with-us/relocation/

Full-Time Salaried

  • Study Leave;
  • 20 days of Annual Leave;
  • Family leave, 9 paid statutory days, compensatory leave, parental leave, education leave, study leave, and sick leave;
  • Employer-sponsor RRSP; and
  • Group Insurance benefits (Basic Group Life Insurance, including Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance, Supplementary Health Insurance-single (includes Group Travel Insurance and Vison Care) with optional additional group benefits;
  • Free housing accommodations are available for the first 3 months of employment

Business Address: 300 Prince Philip Drive, St. John’s, NL
Employer: Eastern Health
Contact Information:
Competition number: MS00000009
Competition closing date: Opened until Filled
Other: Please visit

Interested applicants are asked to apply on this position through eRecruit. Only applications received via eRecruit will be reviewed at this link. To apply please visit: https://employment.easternhealth.ca/eRecruit/VacancyDetail.aspx?VacancyUID=000000091720

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (including Vulnerable Sector Check), educational documents, registration/licensure and Social Insurance Number.