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Division Head, Hematopathology and Transfusion Medicine

Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association (EORLA)

 
Job ID: J0424-0149
Posting Date: April 3, 2024
Posting Expiry Date: May 3, 2024
Job Title: Division Head, Hematopathology and Transfusion Medicine
Department: EORLA
Union Group: Non-Union
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Position Number(s): .
Job Code: .
Site:
The Ottawa Hospital – Civic Campus (TOHC)
The Ottawa Hospital – General Campus (TOHG)
The Ottawa Hospital – Riverside Campus (TOHR)
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Job Category: Laboratory Physician/Scientist
Number of Vacancies: 1
FTE: 1.0

Position Overview

Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association (EORLA) invites applications for the position of Head of Division, Hematopathology and Transfusion Medicine, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at The Ottawa Hospital (TOH).

The Ottawa Hospital provides bilingual tertiary care and has affiliation to the University of Ottawa, The Ottawa Heart Institute, the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, the Rehab Centre, and Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre. EORLA serves a population of 1.3 million people within the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) in Eastern Ontario.

EORLA is an incorporated not-for-profit member-based organization providing full spectrum acute care services to its 16 members. The Ottawa Hospital is one of 16 member organizations and Hospital-based laboratory medicine services for the Champlain LHIN are provided under the auspices of the Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association (EORLA).

The Division handles yearly over 1100 bone marrow aspirate and biopsy specimens, over 4000 hematological diagnostic flow cytometry specimens, 2,500 thrombosis investigations and 2,000 bleeding disorder workups and daily over 1,500 CBC’s and oversees the transfusion of 50,000 blood products yearly.

Working collaboratively with laboratory medical/scientific, administration, management, and technical staff within TOH and across EORLA, the successful candidate will provide medical/scientific leadership for the Division at TOH which includes a team of 7 Hematopathologist and 150 managements, supervisory and technical staff. Functioning within the governance structures of TOH and EORLA, the candidate’s administrative responsibilities will include day to day oversight and planning for TOH Hematopathology and Transfusion Medicine laboratories to ensure compliance with all applicable quality, regulatory and licensing standards, and participation in Divisional, Departmental, Hospital and Regional committees. Within the EORLA regional Hematopathology and Transfusion Medicine structure, the candidate will have primary overall responsibility for analytical/technical and clinical service at TOH and will work together with the Reginal Head of Hematopathology and Transfusion Medicine to deliver a regional Laboratory service.

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the overall Hematopathology and Transfusion Medicine service work including on call service. Moreover, the successful candidate will engage in the teaching activities of the undergraduate and residency programs. Outstanding research opportunities can be supported through interactions with The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and with the University of Ottawa Research Network.

The ideal candidate will have previous progressive leadership experience, excellent interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate and interact with a diverse range of individuals and teams including laboratory technical, administrative and medical/scientific staff, clinicians, nurses and other health care providers as well as non-clinical staff. Written and oral French language skills would be an asset as EORLA provides services in both of Canada’s official languages.

The candidates must hold a MD degree and must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the province of Ontario. The successful candidate must be a fellow in Hematological Pathology with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada.

Basic Requirements

Candidates must hold a MD degree and must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the province of Ontario. The successful candidate must be a fellow in Hematological Pathology with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada.

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*
Per EORLA’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, 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 recognized 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.

How to Apply
If you are interested in being part of the team of health-care professionals at The Ottawa Hospital and EORLA, please submit, by Friday May 3, 2024, sending your letter of interest and CV to:

Dr. Vidhya Nair, Chair of Selection Committee Email: vinair@toh.on.ca
Head of Department, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, The Ottawa Hospital
Chief of Staff, Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association (EORLA)
Chair, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Ottawa
501 Smyth Rd
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6

We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. The Ottawa Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, preference is given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

About The Ottawa Hospital
The Ottawa Hospital is one of the largest Academic Health Science Centres in Canada, affiliated with the University of Ottawa and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. The Ottawa Hospital is committed to meeting the needs of the 1.2 million residents it serves in Ottawa, Eastern Ontario, Western Quebec, and Nunavut and is anchored by values of compassion, quality, teamwork, and respect. The Ottawa Hospital’s Vision is: To provide each patient with the world class care, exceptional service, and compassion we would want for our loved ones.

About EORLA https://www.eorla.ca/
Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association (EORLA) is a member-based, non-profit organization operating 18 licensed, acute-care, hospital-based laboratories that service clinical programs across the Champlain Region of Eastern Ontario.

The EORLA team delivers over 12 million diagnostic tests in our laboratories annually – using the latest technology, offering exemplary service and turnaround times, and providing ongoing innovation and continuous improvement initiatives.

Our laboratories are accredited by the Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare and licensed through the Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care.

Laboratory staff include over 750 Medical Laboratory Professionals, along with approximately 75 Medical/Scientific staff, 50 Administration Staff and 14 Residents.

We are governed by our Board of Directors, with representation from our Member Hospitals as well as the Community.

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.


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