Pathologist: Sydney/Antigonish

Calling Nova Scotia home means ocean views, active living and welcoming communities. Practicing here means working with passionate colleagues, providing world class care, and helping people be healthy and stay healthy, for generations. The Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and collaborative community-based programs across the province.

The Eastern Zone is supported by the two regional hospitals and a host of community hospitals and health centres. Specialty services are distributed among the two regional hospitals located in Sydney and Antigonish, serving a population of over 180, 000 people with a network of over 330 physicians.

Located on the very Eastern point of Nova Scotia is the stunning scenery of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park where the road climbs along the edge of Nova Scotia and it is a regular occurrence to hike among moose in their habitat. The trail winds around some of the most breathtaking views, beaches and golf courses in the province. Enjoy the port city of Sydney and see the World’s Largest Fiddle on the friendly waterfront boardwalk. Cape Breton Island (connected by a causeway to mainland Nova Scotia) is known for a music scene that has prompted international attention for its deep Celtic and Gaelic roots. Take in one of many summertime festivals and hear the best music from across the world and right here in the province.

We are looking for three, full time pathologists to service two regional facilities; the Cape Breton Regional Hospital is located in Sydney (one position), and St. Martha’s Regional Hospital is located in Antigonish, NS (two positions).

Job duties (for each facility) include the following: to provide pathology services to the patients in the Eastern Region of the Nova Scotia Health
Authority, reporting on anatomic pathology cases including cytopathology. Other laboratory services where pathology input is required include chemistry, hematology and transfusion medicine.  Non-medical examiner autopsies are also performed.  Salary: Fee for Service, plus management fees.

A strong commitment to high quality patient care and physician service is required.  Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate collegially and effectively with lab staff and other medical professionals are essential.  A satisfactory history of work performance is required for this position.
Candidates must be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (or equivalent and willing to obtain), eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia, and satisfy the credentialing requirements of the Nova Scotia Health Authority.  Support is available for site visits and relocation.

Interested candidates may submit a copy of their CV to:
Lisa Hardy
Physician Recruitment Consultant
Phone: 902-567-7797