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Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.
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We are searching for an Embryologist — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will carry out numerous laboratory procedures involving testing of and achieving pregnancy in infertile couples through IVF, IUI's, micromanipulation and other related reproductive procedures.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
Job Duties & Responsibilities
Specimen Processing (Semen Analysis, Sperm Washing for IUI/ IVF and Cryopreservation) performed according to standard operating procedures with the highest regard to quality, efficiency, accuracy and timeliness
Record collection time, arrival time and days of abstinence
Ensure that specimens received from the patient are labeled and placed into the incubator
Permanently and legibly label all specimens in a uniform and consistent fashion, recorded and placed in both the patient file and lab notebook(s)
In Vitro Fertilization performed according to standard operating procedures with the highest regard to quality, efficiency, accuracy and timeliness
Discuss various tests with patients, how and why they are performed
Laboratory Testing (Andrology and Embryology) performed according to standard operating procedures with the highest regard to quality, efficiency, accuracy and timeliness
Follow quality guidelines formulated and instituted by the manager in the andrology and embryology laboratories, which also includes Care and Use of Lab Equipment
Ordering Lab Supplies and Equipment
Files and logs are clearly/neatly labeled, maintained, and organized in such a way as to track any specimen back to an accession number, date or patient last and first name
Maintain lab supplies ensuring that appropriate materials are always available
Skills & Requirements
Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
Bachelor's Degree Biological Sciences, Medical Technology or general sciences field Required
2 years Andrology and/or Embryology experience Required
Thank you for your interest in applying for this job position.
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