To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
Under the direction of the supervisor and manager performs technical/clinical and research duties independently. Also interfaces with research and ancillary components of the IVF Program.
- 1. Procedures:
- 1.1 Collection and preparation of oocytes for insemination to include oocyte mircoscopic identification, cleaning, distribution in dishes and insemination. Analysis and preparation of sperm speciman for insemination or for ICSI (Intracytoplasmic sperm injection). This includes analysis and processing of fresh and cryopreserved semen specimens as well as the processing of fresh and cryopreserved specimens surgically obtained by epididymial 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.
- 2. Advanced Procedures:
- 2.1 Under the direction of the supervisor and manager assists in data collection from patient charts, statistical analysis, data organization and presentation at institutional, local, national or international meetings.
- 3. Documentation:
- 3.1 Independently manages various various data elements.
- 4. Quality Control:
- 4.1 Monitors equipment reagents, media, and work environment by following quality control guidelines.
Bachelor's Degree in a biological science.
Minimum of five years experience in a clinical laboratory performing complex embryology techniques with experience in invitro fertilization and biopsyor or PhD in related science with a minimum of three years' experience in a clinical laboratory setting performing basic embryology techniques prior to invitro fertilization.
Excellent written and communication skills with ability to interact with patients, staff and physicians.