Gastrointestinal Pathologist - LOCUM

Specialty:Pathology (Anatomical)Status:Locum
Location:St. John’s
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Employer:Eastern HealthLicense:Full or Provisional License



The Laboratory Medicine Program of Eastern Health invites expressions of interest for an Anatomical Pathology locum with gastrointestinal specialization for a six to nine month period beginning in July 2021.

Eastern Health is the largest integrated health organization in Newfoundland and Labrador (NL). It employs over 13,000 employees, provides services to a regional population of more than 300,000 and is responsible for provincial tertiary health services.

The successful candidate will join a group of 16 pathologists, medical microbiologists and clinical chemists providing hospital laboratory services. Our laboratory currently processes approximately 40,000 surgical pathology specimens per year. On-call coverage is required and shared equitably within the group. The Health Science Centre is a teaching hospital affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University.


To be considered candidates must hold a medical degree and have certification by the Royal College Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Certification (or equivalent) in Anatomical Pathology. Subspecialty training in GI is favoured, else a strong background of practice in the specialty is needed. All applicants must be eligible for licensure to practice by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador and must be granted privileges by Eastern Health.

Dates:Available in July 2021 for 6-9 month period

Salary and benefits for this position are to be paid in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement for salaried physicians in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Other Information:

Why practice in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador? NL is Canada’s most easterly and unique province and offers an excellent quality of life. St. John’s, the provincial capital, is the economic and cultural hub of Newfoundland and Labrador. St. John’s boasts museums, galleries, historic sites, parks, world renowned culinary and a pristine natural environment. Newfoundlanders and Labradorians are friendly and welcoming known for our humor, song, art and craftsmanship. To learn more visit

Contact Information:

Interested persons meeting the above qualifications should forward their curriculum vitae with contact information of three references to:

Wendy Snow
Regional Physician Recruiter

For more information regarding Eastern Health and practicing in Newfoundland and Labrador please visit the following websites and

In accordance with Canadian Employment and Immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada. Eastern Health hire on the basis of merit and are committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to submit an expression of interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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