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.
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.
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.
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.
Prior hands on experience in bovine oocyte / embryo grading preferred.
Good hand to eye coordination.
Strong attention to detail and organization