Anatomical Pathologists (Western Memorial Regional Hospital)

Job Location: Corner Brook 
Job Type: Full-time, Salaried
Internal or External: External
Post Date: 2020-10-22
Close Date: 2020-12-31
Job Category: Medical

Vacancy Number: 2019000393

Permanent Full-time

Locums also available 

Western Health is seeking the services of a salaried Anatomical Pathologist for Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador. The successful candidate will participate in all aspects of anatomic pathology and cytopathology. 

Western Memorial Regional Hospital is a 217-bed regional referral centre for Western Newfoundland and provides services to a population base of approximately 78,000 people. We are affiliated with Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador Medical School and we encourage and support academic interests.

Job Duties:

  • Performing specimen analysis by using laboratory tools and equipment, in order to study samples and perform tests to accurately analyze bodily fluids and tissue specimens.
  • Looking for abnormalities in samples that evidence disease and conveying this information to the relevant medical practitioner.
  • Using checklists, medical software, and retesting to get thorough and precise results.
  • Suggesting potential treatment options.
  • Writing pathology reports detailing specimens tested, results of tests, and the final diagnosis.
  • Understanding research to improve identification and testing methods and finding innovative ways to treat disease.
  • Staying up to date with developments in the fields of pathology and medical practice.

Qualifications Required: Recognized medical degree and eligible for licensure as a Pathologist with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador (CPSNL), Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Anatomic Pathology certified or eligible or American Board of Pathologists in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology (AP/CP boards) certified and satisfy the credentialing requirements of Western Health’s Discipline of Pathology. 

Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues, laboratory staff and medical professionals are essential.

Candidates with other combinations of experience, training and personal attributes are encouraged to apply and may be considered.

Hours of work: 80 hours biweekly plus on-call obligations

Language of work: English

Remuneration: The Pathologists Salary Scale ranges from $232,700.00 to $262,720.00 per annum as outlined in the current Memorandum of Agreement (MOA). The Department of Health and Community Services in accordance with Provincial Guidelines will officially determine a Physician’s step assignment with yearly progression thereafter.

An annual Retention Bonus and Pathology Bonus are offered in accordance with the current MOA. Additional benefits including group health insurance and reimbursement of a percentage of Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) membership fees are available.

Corner Brook is a vibrant and active community.  Enjoy living in a fabulous setting with exceptional skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, kayaking and much more on Newfoundland’s beautiful West Coast!  If you are interested in this position and are seeking a rewarding career and a high quality of life for you and your family, please respond. Visit the following web site for additional information on the City of Corner Brook

Western Health values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

A resume, supporting documentation and the names of three references are required. Applicants who do not provide the necessary documentation as outlined on this job posting will not be considered.

Interested applicants are asked to apply through eRecruit. Only applications received through eRecruit will be processed. Please visit the Careers page on Western Health’s website for more information.

Thank you for your interest with Western Health, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Recruiter Name: Sarah Rousseau, for specific inquiries please contact:

Business Address: Western Health, 1 Brookfield Avenue, Corner Brook, NL A2H 6J7