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full time Physician - Pathology at Peterborough Regional Health Centre
Peterborough, Ontario
Job ID: 8574

Add more life to your career.
With our investments in people and leading-edge, specialized services, it’s an amazing time to be a part
of PRHC. As a Pathologist at PRHC, you’ll work with diverse and talented leaders and colleagues who
are committed to providing extraordinary care, and you’ll be doing it all in a place where you’ll make a
meaningful impact on people’s lives while you transform your own. Experience the PRHC difference.

The Opportunity
The Peterborough Regional Health Centre is seeking two pathologists to join our Laboratory Medicine team. Located
in the heart of Ontario’s Kawartha Lakes, the 400-bed PRHC features state-of-the-art resources in a contemporary
hospital, which opened in 2008. As a regional centre, PRHC serves patients in the City of Peterborough, as well as from
surrounding community hospitals, while also playing a vital role as regional hub for transfusion medicine services.

The laboratory performs more than 1.4 million tests per year in areas including histology, cytology, microbiology,
and other clinical laboratory areas. PRHC is currently looking for one General and one Anatomic pathologist
to join our group of 8 pathologists. Candidates will have certification in either General Pathology or Anatomic
Pathology. The candidate will be licensed, or eligible for license, to practice in Ontario.

The successful candidates will provide general surgical pathology sign-out with a focus on gastrointestinal,
breast, gynecologic, skin, genitourinary and other areas. 

For the general pathologist position, protected time is provided for clinical oversight and experience as a medical
lead or laboratory director would be considered a bonus. Subspecialty training, particularly in molecular pathology,
would be considered an asset.

Position Qualifications
• Currently registered with or eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
• Certified General pathologist, Anatomic Pathologist or equivalent
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with physicians, laboratory staff, patients, directors, managers, and the community as required
• Demonstrated analytical ability
• Actively encourage a spirit of cooperation amongst team members
• Eligible for staff privileges at Peterborough Regional Health Centre
• Evidence of ongoing continued medical education

Work Better
PRHC is a regional hospital delivering acute healthcare to a rapidly growing population of more than 300,000 in Peterborough and the surrounding communities, including the First Nations of Curve Lake, Alderville and Hiawatha.

The Health Centre is located in Peterborough Ontario, a 90-minute drive north-east of Toronto – and has a proud local history extending back over a century. We are the region’s largest employer with more than 2,500 staff, 400 physicians with privileges and 500 volunteers.

As a member of the PRHC team, you will be part of an exceptional working environment – a forum to share knowledge, to learn, to develop talents, relationships and careers, and a culture that recognizes and rewards the achievements of its people.

Live Better
In Peterborough, you’ll be as close to the great outdoors as you are to work, schools and other amenities. Cottage country is as close as 20 minutes away. An hour south of Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park and a couple of hours from Algonquin Provincial Park. Here, we boast all the conveniences and comforts that an exceptional quality of life demands. Here, you can have it all.

Just 90 minutes from downtown Toronto by car, Peterborough is a unique community unto itself, an established entity with a rich heritage, a thriving culture, and a bright future. Home to Trent University and Fleming College as well as a burgeoning business
sector, the opportunities here abound.

Peterborough offers a unique blend of outdoor pursuits and urban amenities right at your doorstep. Our arts and culture community is renowned for its exceptional events, exhibitions and performances, and the city offers a wide array of multicultural cuisine, local cafés, and unique shops.

Interested individuals should forward their curriculum vitae or inquiries to:
Laura Golloher, Medical Affairs, PRHC

PRHC is an accessible workplace, and an equal opportunity employer. For more information about our programs and services, please visit our website at:

Last Mirrored
This vacancy was mirrored to from on February 23, 2024.

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Physician - Pathology
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full time
Pathologists (2 positions - 1 general & 1 anatomical
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Peterborough Regional Health Centre 
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1 Hospital Drive 
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K9J 7C6 
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Published on 2024-02-01
Edited on 2024-02-01