Veterinarian Diagnostic Clinical Pathologist
VT4 Veterinary Medical Officer 4
Department of Agriculture
Animal Health and Welfare, Industry Advancement
Winnipeg MB
Advertisement Number: 40286
Salary(s):  VT4 $104,411.00 - $133,002.00 per year Plus Qualification Pay, if applicable.
Closing Date: May 5, 2023
The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).
Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.
An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.
Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.

Manitoba Agriculture works collaboratively with citizens, industry, governments and other stakeholders to enable the sustainable development and strengthen the resilience of Manitoba's agriculture and food processing industries. Skilled, passionate and engaged staff that embrace innovation and continuous improvement are key to the department's success. 

Conditions of Employment:
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Manitoba, or eligible for full licensure with the ability to attain prior to hire.
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays when emergencies dictate.
  • Must provide satisfactory criminal record check.
  • American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) board certification or eligibility.
  • Degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from an educational institute accredited by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, or successful completion of the North American Licensing Exam (NAVLE) and other pre-requisite exams required to obtain a full license to practice in Manitoba.
  • Work or academic experience and expertise in clinical pathology; interpretation of hematology, clinical chemistry, cytology, urinalysis, endocrinology and other pertinent laboratory results.
  • Strong verbal communication skills.
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Strong organization skills with the ability to work efficiently maintain turnaround times and coordinate multiple tests within tight deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills used to effectively interact with a range of individuals, share information and handle matters with tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Experience developing laboratory policies and standard operating procedures. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge in areas of veterinary medicine other than clinical pathology. 
The Veterinary Diagnostic Clinical Pathologist position in the Veterinary Diagnostic Services (VDS) is responsible for the technical oversight of the clinical pathology laboratory within VDS and is ultimately responsible for reviewing and interpreting diagnostic tests to determine cause of illness or death within a herd or individual animal.
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600-259 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, R3B 2A9
Phone:  204-945-7518
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We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.