Medical Geneticist 100-1454

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Island Health’s Department of Laboratory Medicine has an opportunity for a part time (0.2 FTE) Medical Geneticist to join their team at the Victoria General Hospital in Victoria, British Columbia.

There is an option for an additional subcontract 0.2 position for 1-2 year period, with the intention for this to be ongoing.

The successful candidate will hold a Fellowship in Medical Genetics with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or its CCMG specialist equivalent) and be eligible for full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC. The successful candidate will be an excellent diagnostician with superlative interpersonal and collaborative abilities. While primary duties could be in one or more subspecialty areas, the ability to provide broad Medical Genetics consultation inclusive of prenatal services, dysmorphology and other familial and rare diseases is essential. A commitment to teaching is also required, as you will mentor students of the UBC Island Medical Program, and students and residents from other programs.

To discuss this position further, please contact Dr. Michelle Steinraths at


Start Date

As soon as possible


Community Information

Perched on the southern-most tip, Victoria is Vancouver Island’s largest city and is in close proximity to Vancouver and Seattle. Renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty and enviable quality of life, Victoria provides the opportunity to combine a rewarding career and a lifestyle second-to none.

Strong public schools are complemented by multiple renowned private schools in and adjacent to Victoria. With our temperate climate, rich heritage and vibrant cultural scene, Victoria provides the very best of urban and rural living.  

Job Types
Permanent Specialty
Laboratory & Imaging Medicine

Victoria General Hospital   


Interested candidates, please attach your CV and letter of interest.

Celina Callaghan, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator


Shift/Hours of Work
0.2 FTE
Sessional Contract
Education, Training and Experience

FRCPC (Medical Genetics)

Eligible for full licensure with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of BC

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