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GI/Liver, Renal and Dermatopathology Pathologist

Job ID: J1021-0223
Job Title: GI/Liver, Renal and Dermatopathology Pathologist
Department: EORLA - Anatomic Pathology
Union Group: Non-Union
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Position Number(s): .
Job Code: 394000
Site: The Ottawa Hospital - General Campus (TOHG)
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Job Category: Laboratory Physician/Scientist
Number of Vacancies: 3
FTE: 1.0

Position Overview

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine - Division of Anatomical Pathology
3 Pathologist positions open - Academic GI/Liver, Renal and Dermatopathology
Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association (EORLA) and the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Applications are invited for three full-time pathologist positions with a start date as soon as possible or July 2022. We are seeking candidates with fellowship training and/or significant working experience in GI/Liver, renal (medical kidney) and dermatopathology. You will join the services with other respective subspecialty trained pathologists. Our annual volume is approximately 20,000 GI, 500 Liver and pancreatico-biliary, 400 adult native and allograft kidney biopsies, 7000 dermatopathology cases. Every pathologist is expected to participate in more than one subspecialty service and preference will be given to candidates with interest in one or more other subspecialties of their preference. The candidate will participate both in diagnostic and consultation services.

Basic Requirements

The minimum requirements to apply include a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree, license to practice in Ontario, and Royal College of Physicians (Canada) certification and/or equivalent board certification in Anatomical Pathology. The candidate will have academic appointment at the University of Ottawa and is expected to participate in collaborative research and teaching activities. Rank will be commensurate with experience according to the University Guidelines. Salary and benefits accord with Uniform Minimum Level of Compensation (UMLC) for pathologists in Ontario. Only selected candidates will be contacted for interview and the competition will remain open until the position(s) are filled.

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.

*Mandatory Vaccination Policy*
EORLA is following the provincial government directive and implementing a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for everyone working in the hospital environment. If you are successful in the selection process, an offer of employment is conditional upon presentation of government issued documentation confirming that you have been fully vaccinated with a vaccine that has been approved in Canada. Any individual who cannot be vaccinated on medical grounds or other grounds recognised by the Human Rights Code can request an accommodation.

Please note that with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s (OHRC) position has been that a singular belief or personal preference against vaccinations and/or masks is not protected on the ground of creed under the Code.

About EORLA:
EORLA (Please visit operates 18 regional hospital-based licensed clinical laboratories across the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (CLHIN) of Eastern Ontario including the Ottawa Hospital and the Children Hospital of Eastern Ontario. The laboratory staff includes over 725 Medical Laboratory Professionals, 70 Medical/Scientific staff and 15 Pathology Residents.

The Division of Anatomical Pathology Reference Laboratory at the Ottawa Hospital processes collectively more than 75,000 surgical pathology specimens and 20,000 cytology specimens per year. The Division of Anatomic Pathology at the Ottawa Hospital operates a subspecialty-based practice with a high proportion of GI, Gynecology and Breast cases. The Division has a state-of-the-art molecular oncology diagnostic laboratory which includes next generation sequencing technology and other platforms to support precision medicine and clinical trials.

About Ottawa: (

Ottawa is the national capital of Canada and the fourth largest city in Canada. An affordable cosmopolitan and multicultural city, Ottawa is built for outdoor and art enthusiasts. The city has more engineers and scientists per capital than any other city in Canada.

This advertisement is directed primarily, but not solely, to citizens or permanent residents of Canada. Women, aboriginal people, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Bilingualism is an asset but not a requirement.

Application Process
Send by email: Curriculum vitae, a letter of interest, and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three references to:

Ms. Joanne Hodgins, Regional Administrative Coordinator, c/o Harman Sekhon, MD, MSc, PhD Regional Chief and Director, Division of Anatomic Pathology, EORLA
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
The Ottawa Hospital General Campus, 4th floor, CCW, Room 4240
501 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6 Email:

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.