US Fertility Entry Level Embryologist in Towson, Maryland
Enjoy what you do while contributing to a company that makes a difference in people’s lives. Shady Grove Fertility, one of the premier fertility centers in the United States, continually seeks experienced, compassionate, and dynamic team players who are committed to delivering exceptional patient care to join our growing practice. The work we do building families offers stimulation, challenge, and personal reward.
If you're an Embryologist or someone wanting to get their foot in the door as an embryologist looking for a new opportunity to work in a fast-paced, professional environment where your talent contributes to changing people’s lives, then we want to talk to you. The minimum requirement for this position is a bachelors in biological science. This position requires collaborating with physicians and other medical providers by providing expert care and service for fertility treatments.
We currently have an opening for a full-time entry-level Embryologist to work in our fast paced, Embryology Lab located at our Towson, MD office. This is a full-time position working Monday through Friday, from 6:30am to 3:00 pm Monday to Friday. Occasional holiday and weekends required.
SGF requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. New hires will be required to furnish proof of full vaccination prior to their start date. There may be alternative for an approved exemption based on bona fide medical or religious grounds.
How You'll Contribute:
We always do whatever it takes, even if it isn’t specifically our “job.” In general, the Embryologist is responsible for:
Identification, assessment and culture of oocytes; sperm preparation and insemination of oocytes
Assessment and selection embryos for transfer; embryo vitrification, storage and warming
Oocyte vitrification, storage and warming
The position involves preparation of all media used with human gametes.
The position involves diagnostic semen analysis
Preparation and care of gametes/embryos throughout the laboratory process: IVF, ICSI, VIT, ET, Thaw and PGD
Cryopreservation and thawing of embryos at varying stages of development
Assessing fertilization and zygote quality following insemination
Records and reports results in Artworks
TBSA, PESA, TESA and TESE collection
Oocyte denuding and ICSI insemination
Responsible for embryo discharge and storage
Responsible for donor sperm/embryo tracking under FDA regulations
What You'll Bring:
Must have appropriate college degree and graduated with a “B” average or greater in a relevant laboratory science; 3.0 or above overall GPA strongly preferred.
Minimum 6 months laboratory experience, preferably in a clinical/medical setting.
Must demonstrate the ability to function effectively without direct supervision, and to perform laboratory services in accord with the Laboratory Philosophy and Operating Standards.
Proven ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer.
Knowledge of office procedures and office machines (i.e. computer, fax, copier, etc.).
Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Ability to work in a dynamic and challenging environment.
Ability to communicate accurately and concisely.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
More important than the best skills, however, is the right person. Employees who embrace our mission, vision, and core values are highly successful.
What We Offer:
Competitive pay + bonus
Medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) matching
Generous paid time off and holidays
Ability to make an impact in the communities we serve
At Shady Grove Fertility, we promote and develop individual strengths in order to help staff grow personally and professionally. Our core values - Empathy, Patient Focus, Integrity, Commitment, and Compassion (EPICC) – guide us daily to work hard and enjoy what we do. We’re committed to growing our practice and are always looking to promote from within. This is an ideal time to join our team!
To learn more about our company and culture, visit here.
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