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Senior Embryologist- Relocation & or Bonus

IVF Center Solutions
San Francisco, California, United States
Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
January 10, 2019


Senior Embryologist for IVF Center

Ideal candidate will be proficient in basic and advanced embryology techniques with experience in in-vitro fertilization.

Good written and verbal communication skills.

Full competency to perform basic embryology procedures needed in IVF to work independently in the following:

• Collection and preparation of oocytes for insemination (involves oocyte microscopic ID, cleaning, distribution in dishes, and insemination)


• Assessment of fertilization and zygote quality following insemination/ICSI

• Daily assessment/grading and handling of embryos through D4 to D5 in vitro culture.

• Cryopreservation and thawing of embryos at varying stages of development (includes subsequent culture and assessment of thawed embryos)

• Preparation of fresh and thawed embryos for intra uterine transfer (involves loading of catheter for transfer and assessing catheter for retained embryos as well as performing assisted zona (A2) hatching when required)

• Discard of trash and cryopreserved specimen

• Performing ancillary procedures required to control for and improve the quality of services provided by the laboratory (includes preparation and labeling of media and tissue culture materials, media and supply testing, equipment monitoring)

• Document all aspects of laboratory in the appropriate written and computerized transcription format (includes data involving clinical embryology/audiology, lab equipment monitoring, media and supply testing and embryo/sperm cryostorage)

• Biopsy of a single blastomer for pre-implantation genetic screening

• Fixation of the blastomer nucleus on a slide for PGS

• Vitrification/slow freezing on single embryos/TLO (transfer to later date).

• Needs expertise in handling specimen and carrying out the procedure.