USCâs Keck School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrine and Infertility is seeking a full-time Embryologist I to join their team of faculty and staff who are dedicated to womenâs care.Â The Embryologist will serve as andrologist/embryologist under the supervision of senior staff and/or Lab Director in the Reproductive Endocrine and Infertility clinic located in Downtown Los Angeles.
Perform all aspects of Andrology/Embryology under supervision of senior staff and/o Lab Director.
Implements andrology/embryology procedures in accordance to university policy and protocols for quality control and ensures compliance with the state and federal agency standards, including CA Department of Health, College of American Pathologist (CAP) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Assists with clerical and other administrative duties, as assigned.
Participates in departmental education programs such as journal clubs, and participates in professional associations to enhance work performance.
Performs retrievals, conventional inseminations and prepares resources necessary for upcoming cases.
Performs oocyte and embryo grading.Â Performs fertilization checks, embryo transfers and assists with hatching.Â
Communicates and interacts with patients, clinical staff and laboratory personnel as applicable.Â
The Embryologist I may perform other related duties as assigned or requested.Â The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degreeMinimum Experience: 0 - 6 monthsMinimum Field of Expertise: Bachelor of Science in Biological Science or related field. Basic knowledge of reproductive biology, male/female reproductive systems, embryology and in-vitro fertilization. Ability to manipulate ooctyes/embryos under microscope. Knowledge of aseptic techniques management and specialized equipment for embryology/andrology procedures. Ability to handle hazardous specimens, utilization of stereo, compound and inverted microscopes. Demonstrated written and oral communication skills.
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