Job Opportunity: Renal Pathologist / Anatomic Pathologist
Posted by: The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Providence Health Care: St. Paul's Hospital Laboratory
Date: March 4th, 2020
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Providence Health Care is seeking a full-time Anatomic Pathologist with expertise in Medical Renal Pathology beginning in 2020. The candidate will join a group of 14 Anatomic Pathologists, including 3 full-time Renal Pathologists, based at St. Paul’s Hospital, located in downtown Vancouver, B.C. The successful candidate will possess excellent medical renal and general surgical pathology skills coupled with strong communication ability, and candidates must have sub-specialty training or at least 5-years experience in a high-volume medical renal pathology practice. Applicants must either hold or be eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada in Anatomical Pathology or General Pathology. Candidates must be eligible for licensure in British Columbia.
St. Paul’s Hospital houses the centralized provincial renal pathology service and the BC Provincial Renal Pathology Laboratory, which receives approximately 1600 biopsies each year from throughout British Columbia and the Yukon Territory. St. Paul’s Hospital is a 455-bed tertiary academic hospital located in downtown Vancouver, B.C. It is the largest facility within Providence Health Care and one of the two major teaching hospitals in Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. The hospital has major programs in breast surgery, gastroenterology, colorectal surgery, cardiology, nephrology, endocrinology, and HIV/AIDS. The laboratory provides an opportunity to work in multiple areas of Anatomic Pathology, including surgical pathology, frozen sections, non-gynecological cytopathology, and autopsy pathology.
Teaching of residents and fellows is an integral component of this position and preference will be given to applicants who can provide evidence of current involvement and commitment to education. A strong record of experience and a research focus will be considered assets. The successful candidate will be a member of the University of British Columbia Clinical Faculty; academic rank will be determined in accordance with previous academic record.
Providence Health Care and the University of British Columbia hire on the basis of merit and are committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of interest and their curriculum vitae to:
Dr. Wei Xiong
Division Head, Anatomic Pathology
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Providence Health Care
St. Paul’s Hospital Laboratory
1081 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (Administrative Assistant)
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