Anatomical Pathologist or General Pathologist 300-0665

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The Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health) Department of Laboratory and Medical Imaging is seeking applications for a full time Temporary Anatomical Pathologist.  General Pathologists may also be considered for this temporary opportunity; however, applicants should be aware all of the work will be in anatomical pathology.

While we are seeking anatomical pathologists who can provide broad coverage, extra training or interest in Dermatopathology or GI pathology is an asset. Based at the North Island Campbell River Hospital (CRG), you will work with a team in the hospital environment, sharing knowledge and collaborating to ensure seamless pathology services within the community and within the Department of Laboratory Medicine as a whole. You will be a member of the Department of Laboratory and Medical Imaging and report to the Department Head Laboratory Medicine and the Division Head Anatomical Pathology.

A typical week for a physician would include providing the following direct services:

• Surgical Pathology (including Frozen Sections/Intraoperative Consultations), Cytology, and hospital autopsy services.

• Grossing of all Level 3 surgical specimens and working with and providing oversight and guidance, within the terms of the contract, to operational staff grossing Levels 1 & 2.

The position is effective immediately.

The North Island Campbell River Hospital, a 95-bed facility which opened in October 2017, is a regional referral centre for a population of approximately 40,000.  In addition to Laboratory services, the hospital has a broad range of consultants including Internal Medicine, Intensive Care, General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Otolaryngology, Radiology and Family Medicine. 



May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary agreement including: 

  • Fee Premium of 6.09%


Start Date

As soon as possible


Community Information

The beautiful oceanfront city of Campbell River, population 40,000, is located at mid-point on Vancouver Island’s east coast. The surrounding waters of Discovery Passage, and adjacent numerous lakes and rivers, offer an idyllic setting for outdoor enthusiasts.

Enjoy year-round access to world-class golf courses or visit Mt. Washington Resort for spectacular winter skiing and summer mountain biking and hiking.

The Campbell River municipal airport is a mere 10 minutes from the heart of downtown and is a busy hub of activity. Regular daily flights from Vancouver bring business and vacation travelers while charter flights transport supplies and people to a myriad of northern communities and activities.

Campbell River offers unparalleled access to ocean sports, hiking and eco-tourism activities in the northern sections of Vancouver Island. With its enviable west coast climate, stunning natural beauty and endless recreational opportunities, Campbell River offers a quality of life second to none!


Job Types
Laboratory & Imaging Medicine

North Island Hospital Campbell River and District

Campbell River
Anticipated End of Temporary/Term Position

Interested candidates, please attach your CV and letter of interest

Celina Callaghan, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator, Island Health


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Education, Training and Experience

FRCPC in Anatomical Pathology or General Pathology

Full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia.

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