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Career Opportunities 67

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Medical Microbiologist

VANCOUVER GENERAL HOSPITAL Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine - Vancouver, BC

The Division of Medical Microbiology and Infection Control, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Vancouver General Hospital (Vancouver Acute/Vancouver Coastal), is seeking a Medical Microbiologist to fill a regular full-time position.  This position includes responsibilities in both the regional diagnostic medical microbiology laboratory and the regional infection prevention and control program.

Vancouver General Hospital is a large teaching hospital affiliated with the University of British Columbia.  The Microbiology Laboratory at VGH is the reference center for the Vancouver Coastal Health Regional Microbiology Laboratory, a network of 9 laboratories. At VGH, approximately 500,000 specimens are processed annually, providing diagnostic procedures in general bacteriology, mycobacteriology, mycology, virology and parasitology using both conventional and molecular-based diagnostic techniques. The successful candidate will be a team player, participating fully in both the regional infection prevention and control program and in the regional diagnostic medical microbiology laboratory, including laboratory and clinical consultations in all areas relating to the diagnosis, management, and prevention of infections.  Experience and/or additional education in molecular techniques, epidemiology, environmental microbiology and infection prevention and control would best complement and fulfill the needs of the Division.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three referees willing to provide reference letters to:

Dr. Marthe Charles
Microbiology JPPN
Room 1117A
Vancouver General Hospital
855 W. 12th Avenue
Vancouver, B.C. V5Z1M9.

Should you wish to discuss this position further, please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Charles at
604.875.4111 x69503
or Email: lisa.scully@vch.ca