The Department of Laboratory Medicine, Pathology and Medical Genetics of Island Health is currently seeking applications for the position of Anatomic Pathologist in Nanaimo. Based at the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH) you will join a group of seven pathologists in a diverse practice of anatomical pathology, including skin, GI, gyne/GU, breast, head and neck, and some pulmonary, as well as non-gyne cytology. Coroner’s autopsies and occasional hospital based autopsies are also performed.
NRGH (224 beds) is the regional hospital for central Vancouver Island, providing services to an immediate referral population of 125,000 and secondary referral services for 330,000. The
Nanaimo medical community enjoys a full complement of Primary Care Physicians, skilled specialist colleagues and provides on-site CT, MRI and nuclear medicine. Through our affiliation with the University of British Columbia Island Medical Program you may have the opportunity to utilize your teaching and mentoring skills with both residents and undergraduate medical students.
This Department of Laboratory Medicine, Pathology and Medical Genetics position is eligible for appointment as an Associate of the Central Vancouver Island Pathology Associates physician
group, which is contracted by Island Health to provide anatomic pathology services. You may also be eligible to apply for a clinical appointment with the Department of Pathology at UBC.
As soon as possible
Nanaimo is a growing, vibrant, and family-oriented community that enjoys access to abundant outdoor activities, with proximity to Victoria as well as Vancouver --- a 90-minute ferry or 20-minute seaplane ride away.
The community of 85,000 offers a wide variety of cultural and educational opportunities including an 800 seat waterfront theatre, the Vancouver Island University and adjacent renowned private school options.
With one of the best climates in Canada, Nanaimo provides year round access to a wide array of recreational activities including kayaking, kite boarding, windsurfing, mountain biking, hiking, running and golfing. Nearby Mount Washington frequently boasting the deepest snow pack in North America, has excellent downhill and cross country skiing, snowboarding and biathlon.
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital
Eligible for FRCPC Anatomic Pathology (or its equivalent)
Eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia
Extra training or interest in breast pathology or dermatopathology would be considered an asset