The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) is seeking a team-oriented and professional Hematological Pathologist to be part of our dynamic and expanding Department of Laboratory Medicine in Regina, Saskatchewan. The specialist will join us in an independent, contract position in a community based practice.
Preference will be given to applicants with expertise or interest in transfusion medicine, coagulation and/or support of rural and remote laboratories. There may be opportunities to participate in leadership roles within Saskatchewan Health Authority for candidates with appropriate experience and qualifications.
The Department of Laboratory Medicine has a complement of 19 laboratory physicians providing primary services to patients in our Area and across Saskatchewan. The successful candidate will have responsibilities spanning across Regina General Hospital, Pasqua Hospital and Roy Romanow Provincial Laboratory. They will work collaboratively with specialists in Chemistry, Hematology, Surgical Pathology and Microbiology to deliver high quality testing, interpretation, and consultation services for the province of Saskatchewan.
Department work consists of diagnosis of both benign and malignant hematologic conditions, bone marrow and flow cytometry interpretation and oversight of both the hematology and transfusion medicine laboratories. We offer an extensive range of investigations in special coagulation and red cell disorders. The transfusion medicine service provides coverage within Regina and support to the southern part of the province, through the Provincial Transfusion Medicine Consultation Service.
In addition to clinical services, it is expected that the successful candidate will participate and be actively involved in on call requirements.
The University of Saskatchewan is a research-intensive institution with 22,000 students and 7,000 faculty and staff, and a strong reputation for innovation and excellence. The College of Medicine has an intake of 100 students per year with a commensurate number of positions for residency training. The Department Laboratory Medicine has distributed training sites in Saskatoon and Regina https://medicine.usask.ca/department/clinical/pathology.php.
The candidate will hold certification or be eligible for certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) in Hematological Pathology. Successful applicants will be eligible for provisional or regular licensure from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CPSS).
This individual should be a team player, be able to interact effectively with patients, colleagues, staff and management, and function well in a high volume environment with a commitment to provision of high quality patient and family centered care.
The successful applicant is expected to participate in the undergraduate, postgraduate, and continuing medical education programs of the Department of Laboratory Medicine in the Regina Area.
In accordance with immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
The preferred start date for this position is August 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Regina is the capital of Saskatchewan, Canada and is a beautiful oasis on the prairies with a steadily growing population exceeding 250,000. According to MacLean's Best Communities in Canada 2019, Regina came in second in the Prairies and 74th across the country, scoring well in population growth, commute, amenities and culture. Regina was Canada’s 33rd fastest-growing community in 2019, adding 12.7 per cent more residents over the past five years. Regina is known for its generous, friendly people and rich community pride. This welcoming prairie city has an abundance of parks, sports and recreational facilities, bicycle pathways, family attractions and an exceptional quality of life. The United Nations have awarded Regina as a ‘Tree City of the World’ for the second year in a row. There are many attractions and events that take place all year in Regina for residents and tourists alike (www.regina.ca).
The SHA is the largest organization in Saskatchewan, employing over 44,000 employees and physicians responsible for the delivery of high quality and timely healthcare for the entire province. We are driven by the commitment to improve frontline 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 healthcare, wherever they live in Saskatchewan.
The SHA supports a shared commitment to a Representative Workforce that is respectful and inclusive of all staff and clients. We welcome applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community.