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Organization:    Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Division:    Ontario Forensic Pathology Service
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    2 Permanent
Job Code:    PMM24 - Medical Management PM-24
Salary:    Not Available (Competitive Salary and Benefits Offered)
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    51278
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The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Provincial Forensic Pathology Unit, Ontario Forensic Pathology Service is seeking to fill the positions of two Forensic Pathologists. The successful applicants will assist in the delivery of high quality forensic pathology services to coroners, police, crown attorneys, lawyers and courts in Ontario.

**These positions will be relocating to a new state of the art facility located at the Provincial Downsview Complex at 1201 Wilson Ave in 2013.

What can I expect to do in this role?

The Provincial Forensic Pathology Unit (PFPU) is the main autopsy service for the Province of Ontario operating under the auspices of the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service. The PFPU performs over 1500 medico-legal autopsies per year including all homicides and criminally suspicious deaths of adults, infants and children in the greater Toronto area. In addition, the Unit acts as a referral centre for complex cases for other regions of the Province that do not have access to forensic pathology expertise. As forensic pathologists at the PFPU, you are actively involved with postgraduate training and continuing medical education in forensic pathology.

How do I qualify?

• medical degree from a recognized university and licensed or eligible for license to practice medicine in Ontario
• certification with Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) as a specialist in Anatomical or General Pathology by examination or equivalent certification
• one year of postgraduate training or vocational training in forensic pathology at a recognized institution or university (e.g., university-based forensic pathology fellowship, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited fellowship)

Technical Knowledge:
You have:
• knowledge of and experience in forensic pathology in order to perform autopsies, analyze and interpret the results, provide expertise, advice and training to investigating agencies, legal and medical professionals
• a broad knowledge of applicable legislation, rules of evidence and investigative techniques in order to collaborate and interact with police and legal and medical professionals
• knowledge of the judicial system including rules of evidence in civil and criminal cases to prepare reports, provide expert opinion and present evidence in court of law

Other Skills:
• you have interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate effectively with other medical professionals, law enforcement agencies, lawyers, etc.

Additional information:

  • 2 Permanent, 26 Grenville St, Toronto, Toronto Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Management Compensation Plan
Schedule:   6
Category:   Science and Engineering
Posted on:   Friday, February 8, 2013
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
  • T-SL-51278/13(2)
    **These positions will be relocating to a new state of the art facility located at the Provincial Downsview Complex at 1201 Wilson Ave in 2013.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, March 4, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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