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Job postings: Allied Health

Pathologist Assistant - Anatomic Pathology - Regular Full-time  (222499)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 7/15/2022 3:24:36 PM

We currently have a Regular Full-time opportunity for a Pathologist Assistant in the Anatomic Pathology Unit at our Bayview campus.

Hours of Work:

Weekday: Days, Evenings; 8 hrs; As per schedule

Weekends: on-call rotation

On Call and Statutory Holidays Required

Summary of Duties:

  • Will provide strong subject matter expertise for the medically delegated grossing procedures and technical services in Surgical Pathology and Autopsy
  • Works with medical staff, management, peers, and internal and external users to ensure quality patient care services are maintained
  • Provides input and participates in the implementation of initiatives to improve services employing standardized processes, technological enhancements, workflow efficiencies using LEAN principles, and quality system management
  • Proficiency to be demonstrated in grossing the most complex specimens, frozen sectioning, digital image capture and analysis of radiological findings
  • Participation at internal and external meetings and committee work is required

Qualification & Skills:

  • Certification with Canadian Association of Pathologists or College of American Pathologist- required
  • Advanced degree (Pathologist Assistant) preferred or minimum of 5 years as a Pathologist assistant in an academic hospital clinical lab
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize and describe diagnostic anatomical features in tissue from complex cases
  • Must be able to provide quality frozen sections under strict timelines
  • Required to work in a dynamic, busy environment
  • Strong theoretical and working knowledge of good lab practice required
  • Effective communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Strong organizational skills and effective time management
  • Effective interactions with individuals at all levels and in all disciplines
  • Advanced computer skills using Microsoft Office
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Previous experience with CoPath

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 222499 to:
Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
To apply, please click "Apply for Position" at the bottom of this page.


Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.


Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.