Division Chief of Pediatric Pathology - Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Ottawa, ON
Position Overview
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario invites applications for a full time Chief of pediatric Anatomical Pathology at CHEO which is a site of the Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association Reference Laboratory (EORLA). The successful applicant will be a member of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at CHEO, and a member of EORLA. CHEO is a tertiary care teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Ottawa. The division handles about 4,500 surgical specimens. There are about 150 autopsies a year.

The Chief of Anatomical Pathology will be responsible for oversight of a specialized pediatric anatomical pathology laboratory that provides comprehensive diagnostic services to CHEO patients, and will be the primary resource supporting excellence in pediatric patient care throughout the 18 hospitals within the Champlain region.

CHEO Divisional Chief responsibilities include oversight of the quality of medical diagnosis, care and treatment of all patients in his or her Division, management of the Medical Staff in the Division and co-responsibility for operations of the Division with management. In addition, responsibilities include serving as a resource for laboratory staff, development and evaluation of tests and procedures, administrative activity at divisional, departmental, hospital and regional levels, and participation in service coverage providing clinical consultation, education, and support to regional health care professionals regarding laboratory utilization, test selection, and result interpretation

The division Chief will ensure the Division contributes to undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate teaching and supervise resident laboratory rotations in pediatric pathology. Opportunities to engage in independent and collaborative research are available, and activities complementary to and consistent with the roles and objectives of the laboratory are encouraged.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed primarily, but not exclusively, to Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada. Equity is a policy of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and the University of Ottawa: women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Please forward your application, curriculum vitae and the names of three references to:
Dr. Lindy Samson
Chief of Staff
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
401 Smyth Road
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1
Basic Requirements
Applicants should have demonstrated experience in pediatric anatomical pathology principles, practices, and instrumentation as well as leadership skills and experience commensurate with the Division chief role. The successful applicant must also possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact and work collaboratively with individuals within and outside of CHEO and EORLA. Bilingualism (English-French) is an asset.

Candidates must have an MD and Fellowship in Anatomical Pathology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or the equivalent. Pediatric Pathology Fellowship training or equivalent experience is required. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

As a pre-condition of employment, all new EORLA employees will be required to obtain and provide a satisfactory Criminal Records Check dated within six (6) months from the date of issue.
Equal Opportunity Employer

The Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association (EORLA) is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.
Application Information

Please submit your online application by 11:59 p.m. EST the day the job posting closes. It is mandatory that you provide a throughly completed application with all the necessary information to help us determine whether you meet the qualifications as outlined on the job posting. Failure to do so will result in your being screened out of the competition. We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Thank you for your cooperation and assistance.