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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as an Embryologist.
In this role, the successful candidate Under direction of the Embryology Supervisor at the Greenwich Fertility Center, performs technical/clinical and research duties in the embryology laboratory with ability to interface with patients, physicians, clinical laboratories and administrative areas at Greenwich Hospital. Performs Assisted Reproductive Technology procedures according to protocol and GCP related to IVF, Egg freezing, donor egg, PGS/PGD, embryo biopsy, ICSI, and other technologies as necessary. Prefer experience 3+ years work experience in an academic fertility center.
- Collection and preparation of oocytes for insemination (involves oocyte microscopic identification, cleaning, distribution in dishes and insemination)
- Analysis and preparation of sperm specimen for insemination or for ICSI - intracytoplasmic sperm injection (includes analysis and processing of fresh and cryopreserved semen specimens as well as the processing of fresh and cryopreserved specimens surgically obtained by epididymal aspiration or testis biopsy)
- Assessment of fertilization and zygote quality following insemination- Daily assessment/grading and handling of embryos through Day 6 of in vitro culture
- Cryopreservation and thawing of embryos at varying stages of development (includes subsequent culture and assessment of thawed embryos)
- Preparation of fresh and thawed embryos for intrauterine transfer (involves loading of catheter for transfer and assessing catheter for retained embryos as well as performing micromanipulation procedure assisted hatching when required)
- Arranging for the discard of fresh and cryopreserved specimens or arranging for transfer of discarded tissues for research purposes
- Performing ancillary procedures required to control for and improve the quality of services provided by the laboratory (include the preparation and labeling of media and tissue culture materials, media and supply testing, equipment monitoring)
- contribute valuable judgments to the laboratory and physician team in reference to the status and appropriateness of clinical sperm, egg and embryo specimens.
- discuss embryologic or laboratory issues with patients, physicians or other concerned individuals or providers
- perform other procedures as may become available due to advances in technology and change in practice
To qualify you must have a BS/BA in scientific discipline; work experience in an embryology/fertility laboratory ; demonstrated laboratory ability to perform basic and advanced ART techniques; understanding of GCP
knowledge of SART/CDC, FDA requirements, CT DOH requirements
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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