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(Per Diem) Embryologist at University of Miami

Posted in Education 30+ days ago.

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Location: Miami, Florida

Job Description:
Job Title: (Per Diem) Embryologist
Pay Grade: h87
Pay Band Min / Max: $29.81 - $47.64
Position Number: R100027545
Department / Hospital: Uhealth Reproductive & Fertility Center -STA

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine-UHealth is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. At the U, we are committed to attracting and retaining a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Our Faculty teach students who represent the future of medicine. Our researchers are discovering breakthrough patient treatments. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and subspecialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year.

The UHealth Reproductive and Fertility Center at the University of Miami is seeking a per diem Embryologist to join our staff. The Embryologist position is a highly professional technical position and is responsible for coordinating and participating in a variety of complex technical duties involved in conducting In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Laboratory procedures. Responsibilities include performing assisted reproductive technology techniques, coordinating responsibilities within the laboratory, resolution of laboratory issues, ordering supplies and assisting in the preparation of the laboratory in maintaining its accreditation.

The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows: Bachelor of Science Degree in a biological science, One year clinical embryology experience involving IVF, ICSI, PGD and cryopreservation preferred. Candidate must have experience in semen analysis with Kruger's strict criteria, semen cryopreservation, sperm preparation for IUI and testicular sperm extraction. A good working knowledge of QC/QA is also required. Exacting standards, attention to detail, exemplary documentation habits, excellent communication skills and a desire to follow protocol is necessary. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

At the University of Miami School of Medicine, patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment. UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the groundbreaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. University of Miami Hospital is the flagship facility of UHealth, which also includes the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, along with dozens of outpatient facilities. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

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