Pathologist - Interior Health Authority

Posting Date:Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Date to Apply By: 22 Nov 2017
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: 1200 Hospital Bench
City: Trail

Interior Health Authority is currently recruiting for two experienced and anatomic and clinical pathologist (AP/CP) or Canadian Anatomic or General Pathologists, for a two person practice based at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital laboratory in Trail, British Columbia.

The ideal candidate will have 5 or more years of clinical practice experience, with strong skills in surgical pathology and laboratory diagnostics, and will be comfortable with independent practice in a small group environment. The ability to sign out cytology and bone marrow biopsies, fellowship training, and/or an interest and training in dermatopathology would be a plus. This position requires strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to relate well with laboratory staff, clinicians, and administration.

The laboratory is part of the larger, integrated Interior Health Laboratory, a progressive and stable, multisite diagnostic laboratory system serving the patients of interior British Columbia. The hospital is a community training site for the UBC medical school, and an interest in medical student teaching would be welcome. The Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) is a 75-bed facility that offers specialist services, core medical services and advanced diagnostic services to the residents throughout the Kootenay Boundary Health Service Area. As one of four service area hospitals operating in the Interior Health Authority network of health care facilities, KBRH provides hospital services to a regional population base of approximately 80,000 people. Located between Grand Forks and Nelson, KBRH offers services including core physician specialties, 24-hour Emergency and Trauma Services, Level 2 Laboratory, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Acute and Obstetrical Care, Orthopedics, Plastics, Urology, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, and Chemotherapy. KBRH is the regional base for the 24-hour High Acuity Response Team (HART) consisting of dedicated critical care transport nurses, and as required, respiratory therapists, who respond to support rural and remote clinicians in the transport and management of critically ill and injured patients. Transport is supported by BC Ambulance Services (BCAS) for major medical care with transfer to Kelowna that is 313 kilometers from Trail.

Trail, British Columbia and surrounding communities offer an exceptional lifestyle, with outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities in a four-season climate. Miles of unspoiled hiking and mountain biking trails, lakes and streams, golf and watersports opportunities are available under an umbrella of towering alpine mountains and snow-capped peaks. In winter, the area is a destination for world-class nordic and downhill skiing, snowmobiling or snowshoeing.

Qualifications: Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) Doctorate in Medicine Eligible for licensure with CPSBC; Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory Hours of work: Full-Time No on-call requirements

Compensation: Payment Structure: Service Contract Estimated Gross Income: ~$331,668 - Commensurate with the Provincially negotiated grid level for a maximum 210 days of service. Ave starting rate noted. No overhead cost Rural Incentives: Recruitment incentive: $15,000 Retention fee premium: 11.34% Retention flat fee: $9,914.40 CME: Up to 2 years $600; In 3rd & 4th year $3,600.00; Over 4 years $6,600.00 (Note: Some eligibility requirements apply and rates are subject to change annually; current rates are confirmed at time of offer) Relocation assistance: $15,000 maximum

Please use the following contact information to apply for this job:
Contact Name: Cheryl Bethune
Contact Address: 505 Doyle Avenue
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 2504697070
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