IVF Lab Embryologist

Trans Ova Genetics - Turlock, CA (30+ days ago)5.0

Position Purpose: Responsible for assisting IVF Lab Manager with all duties associated with production in the IVF Lab, as well as data entry and communication with other team members.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Oocyte searching and grading for maturation.
  • Fertilization and culture plate preparation.
  • Semen handling and preparation for IVF.
  • Fertilization of oocytes.
  • Assist in maintaining semen inventory.
  • Embryo stripping and culture.
  • IVF embryo grading and loading for transfer or shipping.
  • Embryo Freezing.
  • Recordkeeping/Data Entry.
  • Assist in Quality Control and lab cleanliness.
  • Maintain good laboratory technique and follow lab protocols.
  • Follow Trans Ova’s policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a professional image reflective of Trans Ova’s industry position.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Education Requirements:

B.S. in Animal Science or a related field; or a Veterinary Technician degree.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

Ability to sit for long periods of time behind a microscope, in a sterile lab setting. Ability to work under a laminar flow hood. Some travel may be required.

Other skills/experience:

Prior hands on experience in bovine oocyte / embryo grading preferred.

Good hand to eye coordination.

Strong attention to detail and organization