Build your career…at the hospital that is built for the future

Humber River Hospital (HRH), North America’s first digital hospital and one of Canada’s largest acute care community hospitals, is a healthcare setting like no other. Supported by cutting edge technology and a  recognized leader provincially, nationally and internationally for its excellence and innovation in patient care, HRH is fueled by a strong and professional workforce committed to compassionate, quality and reliable healthcare that puts patients, their families and their needs at the centre of all they do. Humber River is affiliated with the University of Toronto and Queen’s University.


Right now, we are looking for a:

Medical Microbiologist/Infectious Disease

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Division of Clinical Microbiology and the Department of Medicine is seeking a Medical Microbiologist for a position that is 50% Diagnostic (Laboratory) Microbiology/50% Clinical to include Infectious Disease. The Humber River Hospital Laboratory is ISO 15189 accredited, with a total testing volume of 5.5 Million tests/year, that includes 450,000 tests/year in Microbiology.

Reporting to the Chief of Pathology & Medical Director, Laboratory Medicine and to the Chief of Medicine, the successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with demonstrated professional skills in diagnostic microbiology (including molecular microbiology), able to work in a team environment, and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  The candidate will be required to provide microbiology consultation services in both clinical and laboratory settings, laboratory and technical expertise, and strategic guidance in Microbiology and molecular diagnostics.  The candidate should have experience in a high volume setting with similar case complexity.  In addition, it is expected that the successful candidate will be engaged in the evaluation, development, and utilization review of laboratory testing, provide on-call service for internal medicine (to be negotiated separately) and support for infection prevention and control.  Experience in laboratory management including quality assurance, epidemiology and data analysis would be an asset.

Applicants must hold an MD and fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Medical Microbiology or equivalent with specialty certification in Infectious Diseases, and be a member of, or eligible for membership with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario.

If you are interested in this exceptional opportunity, please forward a letter of interest along with your curriculum vitae by July 6, 2020 to:

Dr. William Dubinski
Chief of Pathology and Medical Director, Laboratory Medicine
Humber River Hospital
1235 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M3M 0B2

Job Poster

Interested candidates who qualify will be contacted and may be asked to attend a pre-application interview. Selected candidates will be invited to submit a formal application for the position. The hospital reserves the right not to appoint anyone to this position.


Updated on June 8, 2020