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St. Joseph's Health Centre Toronto

Laboratory Medicine

Part Time
0.5 FTE

St. Joseph's Health Centre, an academic community teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto, is seeking applications from qualified and highly motivated individuals to fill the position of part time 0.5 FTE Medical Microbiologist within the Department of Laboratory Medicine.
Our Hospital cares for adult and pediatric patients with a wide variety of infectious diseases. It serves the west end of Toronto community with close to 97,000 ER visits per year. The Microbiology Laboratory processes 56,000 specimens per year, in the areas of general bacteriology, and molecular diagnostics. Currently, there is an exciting laboratory integration with St. Michael's Hospital, and this will enhance the diagnostic capabilities at St. Joseph's. As such, the incumbent will be part of a larger microbiologist group, with the associated clinical, teaching and research opportunities.

The successful candidate will collaborate with and provide consultative services to a dynamic team of professionals in the microbiology laboratory, infection prevention and control program, antimicrobial stewardship program, and other physicians and healthcare professionals. It is expected that the candidate has sufficient experience and expertise to manage the daily microbiology service demands, including call on nights and week-ends on a rotational basis, in order to facilitate the delivery of innovative, high quality, full service microbiology. In addition, the medical microbiologist will participate in the laboratory quality management and biosafety programs. There will be opportunities for the microbiologist to engage in academic research, teaching and other creative professional activities. Opportunities for clinical infectious disease consultations for inpatients and outpatients are available.
Candidates shall have an MD degree and hold certification in Medical Microbiology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or a comparable organization.

Please forward a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and the names of three references, to:
Dr. Victor Tron, Chief, Department of Laboratory Medicine
St. Joseph's Health Centre, 30 The Queensway, Toronto, ON M6R 1B5

How To Apply

If you are interested and qualified for this position, we invite you to send us your resume by one of the following methods.

  1. Upload your resume using the form below. Please note that only PDF or Word Documents may be uploaded.
  2. Email your resume to To be properly considered for a position, both the job title and department to which you are applying, must appear in the subject line of your email. Please note, St. Joseph’s Health Centre recommends using our resume uploader as a more secure means of transmission of your personal details. While we accept resume submissions from personal email accounts as well, we cannot ensure the security of submissions sent via third-party email providers.

In support of persons' with disabilities, St. Joseph's Health Centre asks that job applicants with disabilities who require accommodation in the recruitment and selection process, please advise Human Resources if contacted for an interview/testing, so that a suitable accommodation can be arranged. (In compliance with AODA, 2005, Integrated Accessibility Standards 2011, Employment Standards). If you require assistance in completing a job application due to a disability please contact Human Resources directly at 416-530-6460.

Current St. Joseph's Health Centre employees who wish to apply for the above position must submit an electronic transfer request to Human Resources.

Electronic transfer requests can be submitted internally by choosing the position from this link, clicking "APPLY NOW", and completing the form. To access the Electronic Transfer Request system from outside the Health Centre, please click on the "For Staff" section of this site, found in the top right corner, and log-in to Access SJNet. Postings are located under the Human Resources Section of SJNet.

  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.

All personal information collected through the St. Joseph’s Health Centre application and hiring process will be used for the purposes of determining suitability for the role to which you have applied.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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