Embryologist, OB GYN, First Shift

Job Description

Embryologist, First Shift, OB GYN Department

UC Health is hiring a full-time Embryologist for the OB GYN department for first shift at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The Embryologist performs clinical duties within the IVF Laboratory, including but not limited to oocyte isolation and evaluation, sperm preparation and insemination, micromanipulation, zygote identification and cryopreservation, and pre-embryo transfer.

About University of Cincinnati Medical Center

As part of the Clifton Campus of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, University of Cincinnati Medical Center has served Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care team. Our experts utilize the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available, providing a level of specialty and subspecialty medical care that is not available anywhere else in Greater Cincinnati.

UC Medical Center is also home to medical breakthroughs- our physician experts conduct basic, translational and clinical research, leading to new therapies and care protocols, and connecting patients to the latest and most advanced treatments. UC Medical Center houses Greater Cincinnati's only Level I adult trauma center, which includes the right mix of specialist and medical resources available at a moment's notice for a wide variety of the most complex medical conditions and injuries.


Job Responsibilities
  • Engages in population appropriate communication. Has knowledge of growth and development milestones and tasks. Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment. Involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment and continuing care of the patient.
  • Identifies any physical limitations of the patient and deploys intervention when necessary. Recognizes and responds appropriately to patients/families with behavioral health problems. Interprets population related data and plans care appropriately. Identifies and responds appropriately to different needs resulting from, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious / cultural norms.
  • Performs treatments, administers medication or operates equipment safely. Recognizes and responds to signs/symptoms of abuse or neglect.
  • Perform clinical duties within the IVF laboratory, including but not limited to oocyte isolation and evaluation, sperm preparation and insemination, micromanipulation, zygote identification and cryopreservation, and pre-embryo transfer.
  • Performs Andrology procedures, diagnostic testing and hormonal analysis.
  • Prepare various media for ART and/or Andrology procedures.
  • Perform quality control and quality assurance procedures, maintains records according to requirements.
  • Performs and documents corrective actions needed for equipment and/or procedures.
  • Maintain lab cleanliness in ART lab, including downtime cleaning and QC.
  • Conducts appropriate animal testing for clinical tests, quality control, toxicity assessment or development of new techniques.
  • Pursues continuing education in the area of ART and gamete/embryo physiology.
  • Instructs students, physicians, patients, and visitors in procedures performed.
  • May on occasion review patient charts for consultation.
  • Adheres to customer relations standards established for department.


Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum Required: Bachelor's Degree - Biological, chemical or physical science.
  • Minimum Required: 1 - 2 Years equivalent experience

Join our team as an Embryologist in our OB GYN department and work alongside the best and brightest clinical teams collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

Join our team to BE UC Health. Be Extraordinary. Be Supported. Be Hope. Apply Today!

About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at uchealth.com.