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Posting Date:  April 19, 2021

Position profileSaskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) – Saskatoon and University Saskatchewan, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Division of Hematopathology seek a full-time Hematopathologist. Training or experience in pediatric diagnosis would be an asset.  The Department combines academic, research and service components and has an accredited residency training program in general pathology and provides training at the undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral levels. The successful applicant will work in a multidisciplinary care environment. 

Compensation details – Contract                     

Benefits – Responsibility of the physician

Location of practice – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Qualifications/Requirements of the position – Candidates must hold an MD degree, have completed specialty training in Hematological Pathology, be eligible for licensing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan and hold or be eligible for specialty certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Division of Hematopathology covers various services including bone marrow pathology, flow cytometry, solid tissue hematopathology (lymph node and other), hematology core lab, coagulation, and hemoglobinopathy services and also provides training to general pathology and other residents. Hematopathologists are supported by highly active molecular pathology laboratory providing NGS panels for various myeloid and lymphoid neoplasms as well as by state-of-the-art flow cytometry and immunohistochemistry laboratories. Research opportunities are available.

The City - Saskatoon Shines - Saskatoon is the largest city in Saskatchewan with more hours of sunshine than any other major Canadian city. Saskatoon is in the first place a university city with a large student and faculty population. Excellent educational facilities such as the University of Saskatchewan, home of the Canadian Light Source synchrotron, draw the best minds from around the world creating a youthful vitality and cultural richness evident in every neighbourhood. Saskatoon offers non-stop entertainment opportunities including world class events, festivals and attractions, a strong arts and music focus, and a short drive to the northern lake country. Saskatoon has more golf courses and restaurants per capita than anywhere in North America and is noted for its outstanding walking and biking trails along the riverbank.

The Authority - The SHA is the largest organization in Saskatchewan, employing over 44,000 employees and physicians responsible for the delivery of high quality and timely health care for the entire province. We are driven by the commitment to improve front line patient care for Saskatchewan people, and we are working together to better coordinate health services across the province to ensure that patients receive high quality, timely health care, wherever they live in Saskatchewan.

The University - The beautiful U of S campus is located on the shores of the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base and a vibrant cultural life. The UofS is a research-intensive institution with 22,000 students and 7,000 faculty and staff, and a strong reputation for innovation and excellence. It is home to the newly constructed Academic Health Sciences Complex (http://library.usask.ca/hsl/new-building.php) and two of the largest science projects in the country – the Canadian Light Source synchrotron (www.lightsource.ca) and the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization/International Vaccine Centre (www.vido.org).

To Apply: SHA supports a shared commitment to a Representative Workforce that is respectful and inclusive of all staff and clients and welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Interested candidates, please submit your curriculum vitae in confidence to:

Jennifer Grunert, Physician Recruitment Coordinator

Practitioner Staff Affairs – Suite 6740 - Royal University Hospital | 103 Hospital Drive | Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W8

Email: jennifer.grunert@saskhealthauthority.ca

Please note applications will be accepted until the position is filled.