Embryologist, OB GYN

Job Description

Location: UC Medical Center
Department: OB GYN
Hours: Full-Time, 40 Hours/Weekly
Shift: First Shift

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

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.


  • 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.
  • 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.


Minimum Required:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biological, Chemical, or Physical Science
  • 1-2 years' equivalent experience