Alberta Public Laboratories (APL) (formerly Calgary Laboratory Services) and the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (DPLM) at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary (UofC) are seeking a full time permanent Academic Anatomic Pathologist with fellowship training in Head & Neck, and Endocrine Pathology and expertise in in Ophthalmic Pathology. The successful candidate will join a team of 95+ laboratory physicians and scientists working mostly at an acute care institution with a smaller group of pathologists. Participation in a multi-site anatomic pathology on-call rotation is expected. APL is a multi-site, province-wide laboratory providing comprehensive laboratory services. APL (Calgary Zone) processes 30+ million tests, 260,000 surgical specimens, 200,000 gynecologic cytology specimens, and 10,000 non-gynecologic cytology specimens annually. The successful candidate must have the ability to work in a setting with a similar case complexity. APL is an independent, but publically funded organization that is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alberta Health Services (AHS), and is affiliated with the University of Calgary (UofC). The DPLM and APL offer residency training programs in Anatomic Pathology, General Pathology,
Neuropathology and Medical Microbiology, as well as Fellowship training in subspecialty areas within Anatomic Pathology, Hematopathology and Clinical Biochemistry.
Job Summary & Responsibilities
Each Anatomic Pathologist takes direction from, and reports to the Section Chief, Anatomic Pathology, who in turn reports to the Sector Medical Director (APL) and Department Head (UofC). Pathologists must maintain the highest possible standards of practice including prompt delivery of services to match established performance indicators and turn-around times, must actively participate in such activities as quality assurance, quality control and quality improvement programs, and must actively participate in undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate medical teaching. This is a joint UofC / APL academic position; the successful candidate will hold a Faculty appointment at Assistant or
Associate Professor level with 50% protected time for academics.