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Under supervision of Physician and Laboratory Director/Supervisor, performs technical/clinical and research duties in the andrology laboratories of the Greenwich IVF and Fertility Center. Performs comprehensive quantitative and qualitative analyses of semen specimens according to WHO protocol, thaws frozen specimens, and prepares "washes" semen for artificial insemination procedures. Performs quality control and maintains all equipment and reagents and media in accordance to the Departmental Policy & Procedure manual. Must implement and maintain State, Departmental and Hospital policies and procedures, including but not limited to laboratory, CLIA, OSHA, CAP, FDA, QA, safety, environmental, and infection control. Reports results electronically to Laboratory Director in a timely fashion. Completes daily monitoring, cleaning, and calibration of equipment in laboratory and orders and maintains laboratory inventory for both NY and CT laboratories. Sr. Andrologist is expected to participate and represent the Andrology labs on all site inspections by the State, FDA, etc., to oversee and/or complete all statistical reports for both offices on a timely basis, review all incoming and outgoing paperwork on cryo samples, orders all supplies and trouble shoot with vendors, ensures adequate staffing at both sites to accommodate patient schedule, ensures policy and procedure manuals are kept up to date in both laboratories, and responsible for training any incoming andrology personnel. Other duties include assisting nursing and embryology staff in the embryology and phlebotomy laboratories as requested in addition to cross covering both the Tuckahoe, NY and Greenwich, CT andrology laboratories. Sr. Andrologist must participate in departmental/hospital committees as requested. Clerical duties include photo copying, scanning, filing, etc. Helps build team collaboration, promote learning and growth and must demonstrate adaptation to change. Serves as liaison between patients and other medical staff members both at Greenwich Hospital as well as Greenwich affiliates. Coordinates and collaborates with other licensed professionals the plan of care for patients being treated at the Center for Fertility and IVF. Must demonstrate and promote service excellence at all times and serve as a professional role model.
1. Performs, and is accountable for, professional and quality andrology laboratory techniques and procedures to patients seeking treatment at the Center for Fertility and IVF.
2. Advanced procedures: Trains and oversees incoming junior andrologists, designs andrology related research/educational projects under the direction of physician, participates in the design, conduct and presentation of research projects for professional meetings if requested
3. Quality Control
4. Maintains advanced and current level of knowledge of Andrology laboratory techniques and hospital policies and procedures
5. Perform other assignments as requested
BA or BS in a relevant science.
Minimum 5 years experience in clinical laboratory performing basic andrology techniques.
Good computer skills required for data entry , reporting, and statistics reporting utilizing EMR and Excel spreadsheets. Must have knowlege of WORD and Outlook and email. Phlebotomy skills required. Good written and verbal communication skills. Close concentration and attention to detail are required.
LICENSURE: NY and CT licenses. ASCP certification required.